Full casting announced for Piaf at Donmar Warehouse

Full casting announced for Piaf at Donmar Warehouse

Full casting has been announced for Pam Gems' Piaf , which opens at the Donmar Warehouse 13 Aug 2008, following previews from 8 Aug - running to 20 Sep 2008

Joining prevously mentioned Elena Roger (Edith Piaf), are Shane Attwooll (Bruno/Jacques Pills), Phillip Browne (Marcel/Inspector), Lorraine Bruce (Toine), Luke Evans (Yves/Raymond/Jacques) , Michael Hadley (Leplee/Vaimbert), Katherine Kingsley (Marlene/Madeleine), Leon Lopez (Theo/Lucien), Stuart Neal (Charles/Georges/Little Louis), Steve John Shepherd (Louis Barrier).

It is directed by Jamie Lloyd, designed by Soutra Gilmour, lighting by Neil Austin, sound by Christopher Shutt.

From the streets of Paris to worldwide fame, Edith Piaf continues to be remembered and revered for her exceptional voice and her equally extraordinary life. In this new production of Piaf, Pam Gems has reworked her 1978 play vividly capturing the glamour and squalor, the rise and fall, of this complex, fragile and enigmatic performer.

London stage credits of cast include: Elena Roger Evita (Adelphi), Boeing, Boeing (Comedy ). Shane Attwooll The Last Days of Judas Iscariot (Almeida), Glengarry Glen Ross (Apollo), Death of a Salesman (Lyric Theatre). Phillip Browne The Lion King (Lyceum Theatre), Anything Goes (Drury Lane), Porgy and Bess (Savoy). Lorraine Bruce Vernon God Little (Young Vic), Bad Girls The Musical (Garrick). Luke Evans Small Change (Donmar), Rent Remixed (Duke of York’s), Avenue Q (Noel Coward). Michael Hadley Othello & The Vortex (Donmar), Don Carlos (Old Vic). Katherine Kingsley Black and White Ball (The King’s Head), High Society (Shaftesbury). Leon Lopez Rent Remixed (Duke of York’s). Stuart Neal Nine (Donmar), Lord of the Rings (Drury Lane), Evita (Adelphi), Aladdin (Old Vic), Mary Poppins (Prince Edward Theatre). Steve John Shepherd Five Wives of Maurice Pinder and Sing Yer Heart Out for the Lads (National).

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