It’s been confirmed that a new bio-musical about the rise to fame of the Bee Gees is in the works, and could be eyeing a place in the West End.
Universal Theatrical Group is the team behind...
Rosalie Craig, who has recently been announced to star alongside Patti LuPone in Stephen Sondheim’s Company, will join the cast to play Caitlin Carney. She will be joined by Owen McDonnell who will play Quinn Carney and Justin Edwards who will play Tom Kettle.
Other newcomers to the cast include:
Stella McCusker - Aunt Maggie Far Away
Siân Thomas - Aunt Pat
Declan Conlon – Muldoon
Dean Ashton - Frank Magennis
Terence Keeley - Diarmaid Corcoran
Sean Delaney - Michael Carney
Francis Mezza - Shane Corcoran
Kevin Creedon - JJ Carney
Laurie Kynaston - Oisin Carney
Saoirse-Monica Jackson - Shena Carney
Catherine McCormack, Charles Dale, Mark Lambert and Glenn Speers will continue in their roles in the production.
The first performance for the new cast will be on 8th January 2018.
Directed by Sam Mendes, The Ferryman opened at the Royal Court last year, and announced its West End transfer before entering previews. The production reunited Butterworth and Mendes after their work on James Bond film Spectre. The production received wide critical acclaim upon its premiere, and has been nominated for four awards at this year’s Evening Standard Awards.
The Ferryman has design by Rob Howell, lighting by Peter Mumford, sound and original music by Nick Powell, with the new cast will be directed by Tim Hoare.
The Ferryman is booking at the Gielgud Theatre until 19th May 2018.
The Ferryman Tickets are available now.