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Wednesday, September 12

Cast Announced and Booking Open for Merrily We Roll Along at Menier

As already mentioned, Sondheim's Merrily We Roll Along is playing at the Menier Chocolate Factory from 16th November-23rd February.

Maria Friedman is making her professional directorial debut at the Chocolate Factory and the cast has just been announced with leads Damian Humbley (The Last 5 Years; Little Shop of Horrors) as Charley Kringas: Olivier award winner and Tony nominee Jenna Russell (Sunday in the Park with George) as Mary Flynn with Mark Umbers (Sweet Charity) as Franklin Shepard. Olivier nominee Josefina Gabrielle (Sweet Charity) returns to the Menier to play the role of Gussie Carnegie with Glyn Kerslake (Road Show) who plays Joe Josephson. Clare Foster (Crazy For You) is playing Beth Spencer and Zizi Strallen (Rock of Ages) will play Meg Kincaid.

Full casting will be confirmed shortly.

Based on the play by Kaufman and Hart, Stephen Sondheim and George Furth’s musical charts the turbulent relationship between three friends, Franklin, Charley and Mary, over three decades. Starting in 1980 and travelling backwards in time, this powerful and moving story features some of Sondheim’s most beautiful songs including ‘Good Thing Going’, ‘Not a Day Goes By’ and ‘Old Friends’.

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