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Full casting announced for arena musical Heaven on Earth featuring Russell Watson
Full casting has been announced for Heaven on Earth, a new musical about the story of Adam and Eve.
Ellis, Maynard and Watson appeared at The SSE Arena, Wembley (where the show will run from 9th to 12th May 2018) to launch the show earlier this month.
Joining them will be Richard Carson (Mamma Mia) as Enoch, Lisa Bridge (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory ) as Isla, Neil Moors (Jesus Christ Superstar) as Serpent, Denis Grindel (The Commitments) as Cain, Michael Colbourne (Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat) and Albert Simon Hart (Oliver) as Young Enoch.
The ensemble is Alice Baker, Laura Benazaize, Tom Brandon, Charlie Bull, Carly Cook, Martin Dickinson, Mike Fellows, Taofique Folarin, Loula Geater, Richie Gooding, Kelly Hampson, Zoe Innes, Abbi Kennedy, Victoria Lamm, Nick Len, Adam Margilewski, Stephanie Rojas, Craig Ryder, Guy Salim, Hayley Ellen Scott, Spin, Sam Varley and Sharon Wattis.
Heaven on Earth is a classic re-telling of the Adam and Eve story, and follows their fall from Paradise. It has music, lyrics and a book by Sara Jeffs, and will be directed and choreographed by Racky Plews (American Idiot). It will have a set by Jacqueline Pyle (Beijing Olympics), arrangements by Adam Langston and musical direction by Richard John.
The show beings a national arena tour in Birmingham on 4th December, and visits Cardiff, Nottingham, Leeds, Manchester, Sheffield, Edinburgh, Liverpool, Aberdeen, Portsmouth, Newcastle, Glasgow and Exeter before arriving in London at The SSE Arena on 9th May.