Friday, July 11

Jenna Russell & Jonathan Slinger but no Richard Fleeshman in Urinetown at Apollo

According to today's  Mail, Jenna Russell will star in the West End transfer of Urinetown, reprising her performance as Ms Pennywise, with a number of the original St James' Theatre cast reportedly returning (including Jonathan Slinger as Officer Lockstock). Unfortunately  Richard Fleeshman will not be there as Bobby Strong explaining on Twitter that he could not commit to the transfer due to other commitments. saying "I wish the show every success and I know it's going to be amazing."

Marc Elliott, Rosanna Hyland and Karis Jack will also reprise their performances as Mr. McQueen, Hope Cladwell and Little Sally. Further confirmed casting includes Chris Bennett (Swing), Katie Bernstein (Little Becky Two Shoes/Mrs. Millennium), Cory English (Old Man Strong/Hot Blades Harry), Madeleine Harland (Soupy Sue), Julie Jupp (Old Woman/ Josephine Strong), Aaron Lee Lambert (Billy Boy Bill/ UGC Executive), Mark Meadows (Senator Fipp), Joel Montague (Swing) and Jeff Nicholson (Tiny Tom/ Dr. Billeaux).
Further casting will be announced shortly, including the roles of Caldwell B. Cladwell and Bobby Strong.

Jamie Lloyd's production transfers to the Apollo Theatre from Monday 29th September 2014. The production is currently booking to  24th January 2015.

Tickets for Urinetown 

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