Friday, July 9

Bells are Ringing at Union Southwark

Anna-Jane Casey and Gary Milner will star in the classic musical Bells are Ringing which has a score by Jule Styne and book and lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green.

It is the story of Ella (played by Judy Holliday on Broadway and in the movie) who spends all day working as a telephonist for an answering service and the characters she meets there .  Three of the show's tunes: "Long Before I Knew You," "Just in Time," and "The Party's Over” became popular standards.

Anna Jane Casey’s numerous theatre credits include Children of Eden at the Prince Edward Theatre, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at the London Palladium, Grease at Dominion Theatre, Starlight Express at the Apollo Victoria Theatre, West Side Story, both at the Prince Edward Theatre and on the national tour,  Chicago as Velma Kelly, Sunday in the Park with George and Forbidden Broadway at the Menier Chocolate Factory .

Other cast members include Marc Antolin (Paul Arnold), Carl Au (Carl), Michael Bryher (Francis), Fenton Gray (Sandor), Richard Grieve (Inspector Barnes), Bob Harms (Larry Hastings), Victoria Hinde (Olga), Aoife Nally (Gwynne), Tama Phethean (Blake Barton), Corinna Powlesland (Sue), Adam Rhys-Charles (Kitchell) and Laura Selwood and Sasi Strallen (Ensemble).

Bells are Ringing previews at the Union Theatre in Southwark from September 29th prior to an official opening on October 1st for a run through to October 23rd. Telephone 020 7261 9876 for tickets.

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