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A new production of the 1996 Broadway musical Big is set to head to London's West End at the Dominion Theatre following runs at the Theatre Royal Plymouth and the Bord Gais Energy Theatre in Dublin. The new West End production is set to run from 6th September, with tickets now on sale. 

Based on the hit 1988 Tom Hanks film of the same name, Big the Musical features music by David Shire and lyrics by Richard Maltby, Jr. After opening on Broadway in 1996 in a large and well documented production directed by Mike Ockrent with choreography by Susan Stroman, it ran for just 193 performances at the Shubert Theatre and was nominated for five Tony Awards.

The musical was re-staged and rewritten for the US tour and the new production directed and choreographed by Morgan Young will mark its UK premiere. The Wanted singer and winner of Strictly Come Dancing Jay McGuiness led the show in the role of Josh Baskin, alongside West End stars Jessica Martin, Diana Vickers, Gary Wilmot and Irwin Sparkes.

Big the Musical tickets are on sale now.

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Children under the age of 5 cannot be admitted to the auditorium. All patrons, regardless of age must have a valid ticket.
John Weidman
Morgan Young
Songs by:
David Shire and Richard Maltby
Tim Lutkin
Terry Jardine and Avgoustos Psillas
Simon Higlett
Morgan Young
Simon Higlett
Cast list:
Jay McGuiness, Wendi Peters, Kimberley Walsh, Matthew Kelly, Lori Haley Fox, Edward Handoll, Harrison Dadswell, Jamie O’Connor, Jake Simon, Jobe Hart, Austen Phelan, Theo Wilkinson, Charlie Bull, Colin Burnicle, Christie-Lee Crosson, Vicki Davids, Alex Fobbester, Leanne Garretty, Stuart Hickey, Matt Holland, Tash Holway, Ross McLaren, Richard Murphy, Eddie Myles, Katharine Pearson, Anton Fosh, Gemma Fuller, Gary Murphy, Katy Osborne, Olufemi Alaka, Coco Cousin-Brown, Asher Ezeguiel, Ellis Griffiths, Imogen Law Hing Choy, Noah Leggott, Amaya Lucas, Cassia McCarthy, Ophelia Parsons, Bailey Razdan, Lucinda Wicks and Chanel Zinyemba.

Dominion Theatre

268-269 Tottenham Court Road, London, W1T 7AQ
Nearest tube:
Tottenham Court Road

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Full casting announced for West End premiere of Big at the Dominion Theatre
Thursday, June 27, 2019

Complete casting has been named for the West End premiere of Big, opening at the Dominion Theatre in September. Based on the 1988 film starring Tom Hanks, Big follows Josh Baskin, a 12-year-old who wakes up in an adult’s body. Now living in a grown-up world, Josh must grow up fast, however his youthfulness has a lasting effect on those he works with. Big features original songs including ‘Cross The Line’ and ‘I Want to Go Home’.

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Wendi Peters, Kimberley Walsh and Matthew Kelly join West End cast of Big
Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Further casting has been announced for the upcoming West End transfer of Big the Musical, which opens at the Dominion Theatre in September. Based on the film starring Tom Hanks, the musical is about a 12-year-old boy who wishes he was ‘big’, and wakes up with the body of an adult. It will star The Wanted singer Jay McGuiness as Josh Baskin after he originated the role during a run in Plymouth in 2016.

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Big the Musical to open in London at the Dominion Theatre this autumn
Friday, March 29, 2019

The musical stage adaptation of Big is set to open at the Dominion Theatre this autumn, it has been announced. Based on the 1988 film which starred Tom Hanks as a boy who makes a wish to be “big” and wakes up an adult, the musical premiered on Broadway in 1996 with music by David Shire, lyrics by Richard Maltby Jr, and a book by John Weidman. The production, which will run at the Dominion Theatre from 6th September to 2nd November, will star Jay McGuiness in the lead role of Josh Baskin.

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