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Singin' In The Rain at Palace Theatre from 04 Feb 2012
The Chichester Festival production of Singin' In The Rain transfers to London's Palace Theatre, opening on 15 Feb 2012, following previews from 04 Feb - booking to 29 Sep 2012.
Directed by Jonathan Church, songs by Nacio Herb Brown and Arthur Freed, Original screenplay and adaptations by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, choreographed by Andrew Wright, lighting by Tim Mitchell, sound by Matt McKenzie, designed by Simon Higlett and produced by Stage Entertainment/Chichester Festival Theatre.
Cast includes Adam Cooper (Don Lockwood), Daniel Crossley (Cosmo Brown), Scarlett Strallen (Kathy Seldon), Katherine Kingsley (Lina Lamont), Michael Brandon (RF Simpson), Sandra Dickinson (Dora Bailey/Miss Dinsmore).
Other cast members include Jaye Juliette Elster, Peter Forbes, Gemma Fuller, Francis Haugen, Katherine Kingsley, David Lucas, Scott Mobley, Ebony Molina, Gillian Parkhouse, Sherrie Pennington, Lisa Ritchie and Nancy Wei George.
Don Lockwood is a silent movies star with everything he could want - fame, adulation and even a well-publicised ‘romance’ with his co-star Lina Lamont. But Hollywood is about to change forever. There is rumour in the studio of a new kind of film, where the actors actually talk… and sing... and dance.
Adam Cooper’s London theatre credits include Sky Masterson in Guys and Dolls at the Piccadilly Theatre. With the Adventures in Motion Pictures Company as well as playing the Angel in Cinderella, he created the role of the Swan in Swan Lake.
Daniel Crossley’s theatre credits include Anything Goes and Love’s Labour’s Lost for the National Theatre, Hello, Dolly!, As You Like It, Oh! What a Lovely War and Romeo and Juliet for Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre.
Scarlett Strallen’s theatre credits includes Passion for the Donmar Warehouse, the title role in Mary Poppins in the West End and on Broadway.
Katherine Kingsley’s theatre credits include The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee for the Donmar Warehouse, Aspects of Love at the Menier Chocolate Factory, Piaf at the Donmar Warehouse and Vaudeville Theatre.
Michael Brandon’s UK theatre credits include the title role in Jerry Springer - The Opera which opened at the National Theatre and transferred to the West End, Wet Weather Cover at the Arts Theatre. On television he is known for playing Dempsey opposite Glynis Barber in Dempsey and Makepeace.
Sandra Dickinson’s theatre credits include Chitty Chitty Bang Bang at the London Palladium, The Graduate at the Gielgud Theatre, Orpheus Descending at the Donmar Warehouse and Not About Nightingales for the National Theatre. Her television credits include White Van Man, Two Point Four Children, New Tricks, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy and Doctor Who.