The previously announced London revival of 42nd Street, which is set to begin performances March 20, 2017, prior to an official opening April 4 at London's Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, has announced casting. Sheena Easton, the Grammy Award-winning artist who has sold over 20 million records around the world, is to make her West End debut as Dorothy Brock.
She will be joined by Tom Lister, who played Carl King in TV's Emmerdale for eight years and has recently been starring as Wild Bill Hickok in the U.K. tour of Calamity Jane, as Julian Marsh, with Clare Halse, who most recently appeared in the acclaimed production of Gypsy as Marjorie May at the Savoy Theatre, as Peggy Sawyer.
Jasna Ivir will play Maggie Jones, with Norman Bowman as Pat Denning, Stuart Neal as Billy Lawlor, Graeme Henderson as Andy Lee, Christopher Howell as Bert Barry, Bruce Montague as Abner Dillon, Mark McKerracher as Mac/Doc/Thug, and Emma Caffrey as Annie.
The ensemble comprises Clare Rickard, Victoria Hay, Leah Harris, Jasmine Kerr, Millie O’Connell, Katy Riches, Gabrielle Lewis Dodson, Daisy Steere, Karli Vale, Sophie Camble, Christina Shand, Courtney George, Zoe Rogers, Jessica Keable, Sara Bispham, Lisa Dent, Katharine Pearson, Kirsty Fuller, Rebecca Herszenhorn, Charlene Ford, Dylan Mason, Philip Bertioli, Luke George, Ronan Burns, Eddie Myles, Ryan Gover, Sam Murphy, Freddie Clements, Zac Watts, Greg Bernstein, Kristen Gaetz, Charlotte Anne Steen, Gabrielle Cocca, Kate Ivory Jordan, Josh Andrews, and Martin McCarthy.
The production will be directed by Mark Bramble, with choreography by Randy Skinner, designs by Douglas W. Schmidt, and costumes by Roger Kirk, all reprising the duties they fulfilled on the 2001 Broadway revival.
To book tickets, contact the box office on 0844 995 5500 or visit 42ndStreetMusical.co.uk.