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Full cast announced for Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour in the West End
The hit play comes to the West End
Full casting has today been announced for the West End production of Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour which opens at the Duke of York's Theatre on 15 May 2017 following previews from 9 May.
The production comes to London following an opening at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, subsequent UK tour and run at the National Theatre in summer 2016.
Caroline Deyga (Chell), Karen Fishwick (Kay), Kirsty MacLaren (Manda), Frances Mayli McCann (Kylah) and Dawn Sievewright (Fionnula) will all reprise their roles, with Isis Hainsworth joining the company as Orla. They will be joined on stage by Amy Shackcloth (Musical Director/Keyboard), Lilly Howard (Assistant Musical Director/Keyboard), Emily Linden (Guitar) and Becky Brass (Percussion).
Directed by Vicky Featherstone this play with music is designed by Chloe Lamford with choreography by Imogen Knight, lighting by Lizzie Powell and sound by Mike Walker. The music has been sourced, arranged and supervised by Martin Lowe.
Adapted from Alan Warner’s The Sopranos by Lee Hall, it is described as an "uplifting and moving story of six Catholic school girls from Oban, let loose in Edinburgh for the day. Funny, raucous and heart-breaking, it focuses on six young friends on the cusp of change and is a glorious anthem to friendship, youth and growing up disgracefully."
Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour is presented in the West End by Sonia Friedman Productions, Scott M. Delman, Gail Berman Theatricals and Tulchin Bartner Productions in association with William Court Cohen, Ashley M. DeSimone & Jeremiah J. Harris.
Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour tickets are now on sale to 2 September 2017.