Friday, April 26

Cast for Barnum at Chichester announced

As already mentioned,  Broadway star Christopher Fitzgerald will play P T Barnum in the Chichester Festival Theatre production this summer. He has received great acclaim and awards for roles including Boq in the original cast of Wicked!, Igor in Young Frankenstein, Og in Finian’s Rainbow and Launcelot Gobbo in Al Pacino’s production of The Merchant of Venice. Tamsin Carroll will play his wife Charity (Chairy) Barnum which was the role orignally played by Glenn Close on Broadway.

They will be joined by Aretha Ayeh as Joice Heath, Anna O’Byrne as Jenny Lind and Jack North as Thom Thumb. O'Byrne played the role of Christine Daae in the Australian production of Love Never Dies and is currently alternating in the role in the West End production of The Phantom of the Opera.

 The cast also includes Rachael Archer, Jacquie Biggs, Nick Butcher, Sophie Camble, Jon-Scott Clark, Leon Cooke, Stefan Dermendjiev, Faith-Louise Francis, Chris Gage, A C Garcia, Trina Hill, Jack Horner, Erin Jameson, Jasmine Kerr, Mitch Leow, James O’Connell, Michaela O’Connor, Max Parker, Tom Scanlon, Lucie-Mae Sumner and Robert Tregoning.

Barnum is being performed at Chichester's Theatre in the Park from 15th July-31st August.

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