Further casting confirmed in Movin' Out


Further casting confirmed in Movin’ Out

Further casting confirmed in Movin'Out, the Broadway dance show set to the classic hits of Billy Joel, which will have its European debut opening at the Apollo Victoria Theatre 18 April 2006, following previews from 28 Mar 2006 - for a limited season to 17 July 2006

Joining James Fox will be Holly Cruickshank (Brenda), Ron Todorowski (Eddie), David Gomez (Tony), Matthew Dibble (James), Laura Costa-Chaud (Judy).

The Movin'Out story is told without dialogue, combining choreography by Twyla Tharp, with 24 songs written by Billy Joel, including classics such as 'Uptown Girl', 'We Didn’t Start the Fire', 'She’s Got a Way' and title track 'Movin’ Out'.

The tracks are performed live by a ten piece rock band visible on stage throughout the performance in which 'rock ‘n’ roll meets theatre'.

The Tony Award-winning show grossed over $100 million on Broadway in the three years to December 2005, while the national tour of Movin’ Out continues its run across North America having played to 50 cities since February 2004.

Movin'Out is produced by IP Live plc

HOLLY CRUIKSHANK performed the role of ‘Brenda’ in the Broadway production of Movin’ Out for which she won the 2005 Helen Hayes Award. Her other work on Broadway includes Contact, Fosse, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum and Hello Dolly. On film she can currently be seen in The Producers.

RON TODOROWSKI won a Helen Hayes Award for his performance as ‘Eddie’ in Movin’ Out on Broadway. His other Broadway theatre work includes Footloose, Copacabana, The Wild Party and Cats.

DAVID GOMEZ was an original cast member of the Broadway production of Movin’ Out and also performed in Contact. His other work includes Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, Dance Theater Daytona and the Akasha Dance Company.

British born MATTHEW DIBBLE trained at the Royal Ballet School and performed with the Royal Ballet from 1994-1999. He was a founding member and principal dancer of K Ballet in Japan and in 2004 worked with Twyla Tharp Dance.

Brazilian LAURA COSTA-CHAUD trained at the Vienna Staatsoper Ballet School and from there joined the Salzburg Landesthether Dance Company. She performed with the Centre Choregraphique National de Caen in France for 3 years and last year with the Balleto del Sud in Italy. Movin Out is her West End debut.

JAMES FOX came to the UK nation’s attention as one of the stars of BBC’s Fame Academy. Subsequently he was voted by the British public to represent the UK in the 2004 Eurovision Song Contest where he sang the song ‘Hold on to our Love’. James went on to play ‘Judas’ in the 2004/5 UK tour of Jesus Christ Superstar. It was his performance in this production that drew the attention of the Movin’ Out producers who cast him as the ‘Piano Man’ in the North American tour of the show.

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