Friday, December 20

Hannah Waddingham, Steph Parry & Emma Norman lead rest of cast announced for Boublil & Schoenberg's THE PIRATE QUEEN Charity Gala Performance

West End star Hannah Waddingham (three- time Olivier nominated as Kate/Lilli Vanessi in 'Kiss Me Kate' Desiree Armfeldt in 'A Little Night Music' and The Lady of The Lake in 'Monty Python's Spamalot'),), Steph Parry (Dorothy Brock in '42nd Street' and Donna in 'Mamma Mia' ) and Emma Norman (Mrs Lovett,' Sweeney Todd' and Miss Berta, 'Acorn Antiques the Musical') are the latest principals  to be announced for a star-studded charity gala performance of 'The Pirate Queen' at the London Coliseum on Sunday 23rd February, 2020 All proceeds from the concert by Boublil and Schönberg's - the writers of Les MisĂ©rables and Miss Saigon -  are going to Leukaemia UK.

They join the previously announced headliners Rachel Tucker (Olivier nominee for 'Come From Away', 'Wicked'), 'Britain's Got Talent' winner Jai McDowall and Matthew Pagan from Collabro
Producers have also revealed the rest of the cast which includes featured ensemble: Pearce Barron (Zombies: The Musical, Up Next), Jamie Birkett ('Les Miserables', 'Rent'), Trudi Camilleri (lead in 'Queen of the Mist', 'Death Takes a Holiday'), Sabrina Carter (Wicked, The Miser), Shaun Dalton (Kinky Boots, Eugenius), Adam Dawson (Hair, Spring Awakening), Callum Heinrich (Mamma Mia, Jane Eyre), Jade Johnson (The Book of Mormon, Club Mex: Immersive Club Musical), Harry Mills (Sunday in the Park with George, Batboy), Charlotte Payne (Potted Panto, Velvet), Sophie Reeves (Les Miserables, The Woman in White) and Jak Skelly (Oklahoma, Cats) who will be joined by ensemble members : Skye Adams, Thomas Ball, Jeremy Batt, Mary-Jean Caldwell, Sinead O Callaghan, Christopher Cameron, Jordan Castle, Alfie Doohan, Charlie Ellerton, Judicel Eslao, Nicola Espallardo, Amy Everett, Lois Morgan Gay, Aidan Harkins, Siwan Henderson, Hannah-Grace Lawson, James Mateo-Salt, Scarlett Maltman, Ethan Tanner, Harry Winchester and Cristian Zaccarini.

Based on the real-life story of history's Grace O'Malley - an Irish Chieftain and notorious pirate, 'The Pirate Queen' is an adventure about the  inspiring heroine who led an extraordinary life as a rogue, lover and mother in 16th-century Ireland. To protect her people and save her one true love, O'Malley must confront the one woman more powerful than her - her fierce rival, Queen Elizabeth I of England. The  show combines classic storytelling and a sweeping score, with the powerful, vibrant traditions of Irish dance and song, to create a modern musical event that is both historic romance and a timeless epic.

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