Ray Shell, Ruthie Henshall, Kelly Cost, Dean John-Wilson Cast in Re-Imagined Enthusiasm at U.K.’s Hope Mill Theatre

The Tony-winning Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine musical will start out performances in May possibly.

Casting is now entire for the re-imagined variation of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s Tony-profitable Passion that will engage in Manchester’s Hope Mill Theatre this spring. Directed by Michael Strassen with movement path by Sundeep Saini, the production will operate May perhaps 5–June 5. Opening evening is established for May well 10.

Becoming a member of the beforehand announced Olivier winner Ruthie Henshall (Chicago, She Enjoys Me, Putting It Jointly) as Fosca will be Dean John-Wilson (Aladdin) as Giorgio and Kelly Value (Aspects of Like) as Clara with Adam Robert Lewis (The Phantom of the Opera), Charlie Waddell (South Pacific), Danny Whitehead (Wicked), Dalton Harris (The X Issue), Ray Shell (Starlight Specific), Steve Watts (As You Like It), and Tim Walton (Matilda The Musical).

Henshall said in an before assertion, “Enthusiasm is a deep exploration of what it is to really like and be liked if that wasn’t enough, the score is some of the very best musical theatre ever prepared. To be in a position to acquire this show in these an intimate area and along with just one of my dearest buddies, Michael Strassen, only tends to make this output an even extra scarce and fascinating event.”

The approaching production will also have orchestrations by Stuart Barr, musical supervision by Paul Schofield, musical way by Yshani Perinpanayagam, established and costume layout by Elin Steele, lights design and style by Charles M. Jones, and seem design and style by Dan Samson. Casting is by Rob Kelly.

Dependent on Ettore Scola’s Italian movie Enthusiasm d’Amore, Enthusiasm opened on Broadway on May well 9, 1994, with a cast that featured Donna Murphy as Fosca, Jere Shea as Giorgio, and the late Marin Mazzie as Clara. The tale of obsessive adore incorporates these types of Sondheim tunes as “Pleasure,” “I Read,” “I Want I Could Fail to remember You,” “Loving You,” and “No One Has At any time Liked Me.” The primary Broadway manufacturing acquired the 1994 Tony Award for Most effective Musical Murphy also acquired her initial Tony for Greatest Actress in a Musical, and Sondheim and Lapine were awarded prizes for, respectively, Best Initial Rating and Most effective Ebook of a Musical.

Producers are Thomas Hopkins, Guy Chapman, Schofield, and Henshall.

Take a look at PassionMusical.com.


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