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...
Cast update for Passion, which opens at the Donmar Warehouse Theatre 21 Sep 2010, following previews from 10 Sep - running to 27 Nov 2010
Joining previously mentioned Elena Roger (Fosca), are Scarlett Strallen (Clara) and David Thaxton (Giorgio).
Scarlett Strallen, is the sister of Summer Strallen, and niece of Bonnie Langford. Her London stage credits include "Mary Poppins" at the Prince Edward Theatre from Oct 2005 to Nov 2006 and May 2007 to Jan 2008. (She then went on to make her Broadway debut in the role) "Twelfth Night" at the Open Air Theatre in 2005; ‘Truly Scrumptious’ in “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” at the London Palladium in 2004/05; “The Witches of Eastwick” at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane in 2000/01.
David Thaxton's London stage includes Les Misérables at the Queen's Theatre.
Passion has music & Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and Book by James Lapine . It is directed by Jamie Lloyd.
Captain Giorgio Bachetti, a military hero, is transferred to a strange and remote Italian outpost. Far away from his beloved Clara, he encounters Fosca, the cousin of his commanding officer, and her influence has shattering and inconceivable consequences.