Full casting announced for "Beautiful and Damned"

Full casting announced for "Beautiful and Damned"

Full casting has been confirmed for Beautiful and Damned , which opens at the Lyric Theatre 10 May 2004, following previews from 28 April, and booking to 14 Aug 2004.

Michael Praed (F Scott Fitzgerald), Helen Anker (Zelda Fitzgerald), David Burt (Judge Sayre), Susannah Fellows (Minnie Sayre), Phillip Aiden, Valerie Cutko, Heather Douglas, Candice Evans, Nicola Filshie, Katie Foster-Barnes, Loren Geeting, Jo Gibb, Jolyon James, Jacqui Jameson, Jane Lucas, Amber Neale, Stuart Nurse, Jake Samuels, Craig Scott, Djalenga Scott, Spencer Stafford and Ben Tribe

Beautiful and Damned has been devised by singer-songwriter, Roger Cook, who came up with the idea in 1977. The resulting musical has been more than a decade in the making, and boasts music and lyrics by Cook and Les Reed, with a book by Kit Hesketh Harvey

It is directed & choreographed by Craig Revel Horwood, sets & costumes by Christopher Woods, with lighting by Nick Richings, and produced by Laurence Myers / Charles & Mary Dobson.

This 'evocative and glittering' musical, set in the 1920's, follows the story of an outrageously glamorous and fashionable couple - The Scott Fitzgeralds. He's a successful young author and she's the stylish young wife who, together, become the envy of all with their high spending and high-flying lifestyle. They created their own world of enchantment. Scott christened the period The Jazz Age, and Zelda lived it. Yet the darker tale that lay behind the dazzling facade just begged to be told.

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