A new stage musical based on the DreamWorks animated motion picture The Prince of Egypt is scheduled to resume its open-ended run at Dominion Theatre, with performances starting on 11 February 2021.
The musical features music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, who write the songs of Wicked, with a book by the film's writer Philip LaZebnik, and will be directed by Scott Schwartz.
Featuring songs such as Whitney Houston and Mariah Carey's hit , plus "Deliver Us", "All I Ever Wanted" and "Through Heaven's Eyes", The Prince of Egypt is based on the book of Exodus and tells the story of Moses, who was born a child of Israel, and brought up in Egypt after he was found by Pharoah's wife in a wicker basket floating on the Nile.
The Prince of Egypt will resume performances at the Dominion Theatre on 2nd November. Tickets are on sale now.
The film, which was released in 1998, featured the voice acting of Val Kilmer, Ralph Fiennes, Sandra Bullock and Patrick Stewart. Casting for The Prince of Egypt stars Luke Brady as Moses, Liam Tamne as Ramses, Alexia Khadime as Miriam and Christine Allado as Tzipporah.
While the musical received a reading in London in early 2019, it has previously been staged in North America in 2017, with a run at TheatreWorks in California. The musical will feature 10 brand new songs, and will include "When You Believe".
Luke Brady, Liam Tamne, Alexia Khadime, Christine Allado, Joe Dixon, Debbie Kurup, Gary Wilmot, Adam Pearce, Tanisha Spring Silas Wyatt-Barke, Mercedesz Csampai, Simbi Akande, Casey Al-Shaqsy, Joe Atkinson, Danny Becker, Felipe Bejarano, Pàje Campbell, Adam Filipe, Soophia Foroughi, Natalie Green, Jack Harrison-Cooper, Rachael Ireson, Kalene Jeans, Christian Knight, Jessica Lee, Oliver Lidert, Jay Marsh, Scott Maurice, Carly Miles, Sam Oladeinde, Alice Readie, Christopher Short, Ricardo Walker, Danny Williams, Niko Wirachman, Sasha Woodward, Mia Lakha, Iman Pabani, Hannah Selk, Leo Babet, Jonah Collier and Taylor Jenkins.
Projection: Jon Driscoll. Illusion designer: Chris Fisher.
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UPDATE: The cast recording of The Prince of Egypt will be available in CD form from 20 November.
An original cast recording of the world premiere of The Prince of Egypt has now been released, two months after the show made its debut at the Dominion Theatre. The musical’s soundtrack features ten original songs written for the musical by Stephen Schwartz, who also wrote the music for the movie of the same name, with songs including "Deliver Us" and "...
After an industry reading earlier this year, The Prince of Egypt will receive its West End premiere at the Dominion Theatre next year, it has been announced.
Based on the 1998 DreamWorks animation film of the same name, The Prince of Egypt dramatises the story of Moses. Born a child of Israel, Moses grows up to become an Egyptian prince, later leading the Israelites out of Egypt, as told in the Book of Exodus. The film featured the voice acting of Ralph...