Full cast announced for Desperately Seeking Susan

Full cast announced for Desperately Seeking Susan

The full cast has been confirmed for the stage musical version of the 1980s film, Desperately Seeking Susan, featuring the hits of Blondie, which opens at the Novello Theatre 15 Nov 2007, following previews from 12 Oct, booking to 19 Apr 2008.

Joining previously mentioned Emma Williams (Susan) & Kelly Price (Roberta Glass), is Leanne Best (Leslie), Mark McGee (Jay), Alec Newman (Des), Jonathan Wrather (Gary), Lucy Banfield, Matthew Boulton, Chloe Campbell, Matt Flint, Alex Gaumond, Victoria Hamilton-Barritt, Kaisa Hammarlund, Paul Hazel, Christine Holman, Steven Houghton, Toussaint Meghie, Twinnie-Lee Moore, Steven Serlin, Chris Piper, Laura Scott, Lincoln Stone, Gemma Whitelam.

Music & lyrics by Blondie, Book and concept by Peter Michael Marino, based on the 1980s film written by Leora Barish.

It is directed by Angus Jackson, designs & costumes by Tim Hatley, lighting by Hugh Vanstone and choreography by Andy Blanenbuehler.

Produced by Susan Q Gillin, Ron Kastner, Mark Rubinstein, Old Vic Productions with Peter Kane, Nordby/Rawley, Mary Lu Roffe.

Alongside BLONDIE'S hits, including CALL ME, HEART OF GLASS, ONE WAY OR ANOTHER, SUNDAY GIRL, ATOMIC, THE TIDE IS HIGH, DREAMING and HANGING ON THE TELEPHONE, the production will also introduce MOMENT OF TRUTH, a new song especially written by Deborah Harry for DESPERATELY SEEKING SUSAN.

Roberta Glass, a suburban New Jersey housewife escapes her humdrum life by reading the personal ads placed by Susan, a street smart New York City drifter, and her free wheeling boyfriend Jay. Though a quirky twist of fate, Roberta and Susan unexpectedly swap lives and are plunged into a madcap world of jewel heists, magic shows and rock 'n' roll. The collison of their identities takes them on a wild ride of transformation and discovery until they realise that just when you think you know where your life is headed, something magical happens and turns it all around.....

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