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Cast announced for Notmoses at the Arts Theatre
The cast will include Antonia Davies (Aviva), Dana Haqjoo (Pharaoh), Greg Barnett (NotMoses), Jasmine Hyde (Princess), Joe Morrow (Feripoti), Thomas Nelstrop (Moses), Niv Petel (Rameses) and Leon Stewart (Rabbi). The role of 'Miriam' is yet to be announced. Izzy Lee and Theo Mackenzie will alternate the role of the voice of 'Son of God'.
"Set in Ancient Egypt, this is the story of a crying baby who is plucked from his basket by a Princess only to be dumped back in the Nile when she sees a nicer baby, Moses. NotMoses grows up a disgruntled slave whilst Prince Moses studies accountancy at Pharaoh’s court. When both men are forced to flee into the Sinai desert, they make kebabs on the burning bush before the Good Lord himself orders them to lead the Jews out of bondage and into a land full of cows and bees. Eventually, it’s the alluring Miriam – a woman! – who leads the Exodus."
Antonia Davies’ theatre credits include 'The House of Bernarda Alba' for the King's Head Theatre, 'Still I See my Baby' for Theatre 503, 'The Barrier' for the Park Theatre, and 'Gargolios 2.0', 'Gargolios' and 'Throats' for London Dry Opera Company.
Dana Haqjoo is best known for his appearances on television in 'Citizen Khan' and the 'Omid Djalili Show'. His other television credits include 'Emmerdale', 'Coronation Street', 'The Bill' and '15 Stories High'.
Greg Barnett’s theatre credits include 'These Trees are Made of Blood' for Southwark Playhouse, 'Therese Raquin' for the Park Theatre, 'The School for Scandal' for Theatre Royal Bath and 'Swallows and Amazons' at the Vaudeville Theatre.
Notmoses will be produced in the West End by Magnet Productions Limited, with Julian Stoneman for MPSI Ltd.
Tickets for the production are now on sale.