Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World Musical Sets Dates at London's Other Palace | Playbill

London News Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World Musical Sets Dates at London's Other Palace

Amy Hodge will direct the musical based on Kate Pankhurst's book.

Cast of Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World Pamela Raith

The pop musical Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World, based on Kate Pankhurst's book of the same name, is heading to London's The Other Palace this summer. 

Directed by Amy Hodge, previews will begin July 20 prior to an official opening July 25 for a limited engagement through September 8. Casting will be announced at a later date.

Fantastically Great Women has a book by Olivier winner Chris Bush, music by Miranda Cooper and Jennifer Decilveo, lyrics by Bush and Cooper, orchestrations and music production by Cooper and Decilveo, and live arrangements by Jen Green.

The musical follows Jade, who discovers the Gallery of Greatness on a day trip, introduced to iconic women and how they changed the course of history. Spotlighted in the musical are Civil Rights activist Rosa Parks, Nobel Prize-winning scientist Marie Curie, Suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst, author Jane Austen, trailblazing pilot Amelia Earhart, innovative artist Frida Kahlo, and more.

The creative team also includes designer Joanna Scotcher, choreographer Dannielle "Rhimes" Lecointe, musical director and supervisor Audra Cramer, lighting designer Zoe Spurr, sound designer Carolyn Downing, and co-sound designer Rob Bettle.

The musical, which debuted in the U.K. in 2021, has enjoyed three nationwide tours, a summer at Theatre Royal Stratford East, and a successful run at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2022.

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