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Merrily We Roll Along cast at Menier Chocolate Factory
Casting has been announced for Merrily We Roll Along , at the Menier Chocolate Factory, an Off West End venue near London Bridge, south London, from 16 Nov 2012 to 23 Feb 2013.
Directed by actress Maria Friedman, who is making her directorial debut, the cast includes Mark Umbers (Franklin Shepard), Damian Humbley (Charley Kringas), Jenna Russell (Mary Flynn), Josefina Gabrielle (Gussie Carnegie), Clare Foster (Beth Spencer), Glyn Kerslake (Joe Josephson), Zizi Strallen (Meg), Matthew Barrow, Martin Callaghan, Amanda Minihan, Amy Ellen Richardson, Robbie Scotcher.
Music by Stephen Sondheim, book by George Furth based on the play by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart.
Designed by Soutra Gilmour, choreography by Tim Jackson, lighting by David Hersey, sound by Gareth Owen.
Charts the relationship between three friends, Franklin, Charley and Mary over three decades in the entertainment business. Includes songs including ‘Good Thing Going’, ‘Not a Day Goes By’ and ‘Old Friends’