Gary Wilmot and Debbie Kurup join The Prince of Egypt world premiere cast

Prince of Egypt

Further casting has been announced for the world premiere of The Prince of Egypt, following the announcement of the four lead actors earlier this month.

Luke Brady, Liam Tamne, Christine Allado and Alexia Khadime were announced as the actors playing Moses, Ramses, Tzipporah and Miriam earlier this month. Click here to read more about their casting.

The premiere will also star Joe Dixon (Seti), Debbie Kurup (Queen Tuya), Gary Wilmot (Jethro), Adam Pearce (Hotep), Tanisha Spring (Nefertari) and Silas Wyatt-Barke (Aaron).

Dixon’s stage credits include several leading roles at the RSC, where he is an associate artist, and received an Olivier Award nomination for his performance in The Roman Actor, while Kurup is currently starring in Blues in the Night at the Kiln Theatre following her role in Sweet Charity at the Donmar Warehouse.

Gary Wilmot is currently appearing in National Theatre musical Mr Gum and the Dancing Bear, and is known to many for his performances in musicals and pantos over the past 40 years. Adam Pearce is currently appearing in Jamie Lloyd’s Evita at the Open Air Theatre.

Tanisha Spring has appeared in the West End productions of Caroline, or Change, Big Fish and Beautiful – the Carole King Musical, and Silas Wyatt-Barke appeared in Kwame Kwei-Armah’s inaugural production at the Young Vic, the musical Twelfth Night.

Further casting is set to be announced at a later date.

With a book by Philip LaZebnik and music by Stephen Schwartz, The Prince of Egypt is based on the DreamWorks film of the same name, which tells the story of Moses in the Book of Exodus.

The Prince of Egypt is at the Dominion Theatre from 5th February.

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