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Cast announced for Soho Cinders at the Union Theatre
The Union Theatre will revive Stiles and Drewe's musical.
Casting has been announced for the Union Theatre's upcoming production of Soho Cinders by George Stiles, Anthony Drewe and Elliot Davis which runs at their new south London venue from 23 November to 22 December 2016, with an official opening on 25 November.
The full cast will include Josh Lewindon (Robbie), Emily Deamer (Velcro), Lewis Asquith (James Prince), Chris Coleman (Lord Billingham), Michaela Stern (Clodagh), Natalie Harman (Dana), Samuel Haughton (William George), Lowri Walton (Marylin), Meg Matthews, Oliver Bingham, Lance Collins, Harry Wright, Luke Byrne, Matt Morris, Charis Murray, Chloe Polson Davis and Jade Bailey.
Directed by Will Keith, the production will be choreographed by Joanne McShane with lighting design by Iain Dennis. It is produced by Sasha Regan for Union Productions.
Stiles and Drewe's musical reworking of the Cinderella story is set in the heart of London's Soho. "When impoverished launderette owner Robbie becomes romantically involved with engaged Mayoral candidate James Prince, his step-sisters become the least of his problems! James and Robbie’s worlds collide forcing them to fight for their own fairy-tale ending in this hilarious, satirical twist on the classic Cinderella story. The potent mix of politics, sex scandals and true love come together in this contemporary musical with an infections score that you’ll be humming long past the stroke of midnight!"
Soho Cinders was first showcased in 2008 and had a gala concert production in 2011. It received its world premiere at London's Soho Theatre in 2012.
Tickets for this new production are now on sale.