Saturday, November 17

More Casting News for Jeff Wayne’s New War of the Worlds Tour

Jeff Wayne's The War of The Worlds: The New Generation - Alive on Stage is going on a UK arena tour at the end of this month.

Joining Liam Neeson (who replaces Richard Burton in 3D holography as the story's narrator journalist George Herbert), Kerry Ellis (Beth), Jason Donovan (her husband Parson Nathaniel), Wet, Wet Wet's Marti Pellow (The Sung Thoughts of the Journalist) and Ricky Wilson who is lead singer from the Kaiser Chiefs (the Artilleryman) are Will Stapleton as The Voice of Humanity and Michael Falzon who will be  reprising the dual role of William Rowland/ Marvin Krauth he played on a previous tour as well as taking on a new role which has been specially created for this production

Michael Falzon is an Australian actor, singer and songwriter. His break-through role came in 2003 when he was by Queen's Brian May & Roger Taylor to star as Galileo in We Will Rock You. Other musical theatre credits include Sydney Theatre Company's The Wharf Revue,  Jeff Wayne's The War of the Worlds, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Adam Guettel's Floyd Collins, Adam Gwon's Ordinary Days , Stacee Jaxx in Rock of Ages, an Australian tour of Side by Side by Sondheim and as 'The Arbiter' in Chess for The Production Company.

Will Stapleton is the front man of the fast-rising British rock band Jettblack which has just an extensive tour.

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