Friday, April 10

More casting news for Frozen Musical

Breaking news this morning is that Irish  actress Stephanie McKeon will co-lead the West End premiere of Disney's Musical Frozen playing Princess Anna,  joining Pretty Woman and Les Miserables star, Samantha Barks, who was recently announced as her sister ice Princess Elsa.

Stephanie most recently appeared as Cynthia Weil in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical (Aldwych Theatre, West End). She  made her West End debut as Natalie in the original cast of The Commitments, directed by Jamie Lloyd. Other theatre credits include Close To You: Bacharach Reimagined (Criterion Theatre); What's It All About?:Bacharach Reimagined (Menier Chocolate Factory); Jacques Brel Is Alive And Well And Living In Paris (Gate Theatre, Dublin), Improbable Frequency, Cinderella (Gaiety Theatre, Dublin); Anglo: The Musical (Bord Gais Theatre & Olympia Theatre, Dublin); The Life And Sort Of Death Of Eric Argyle (Edinburgh/Dublin Fringe Festival 2012); The Wizard Of Oz (The Helix, Dublin) and  A Midsummer Night's Dream (Trinity Rose Garden/Gawsworth Hall, UK)

The production has  music and lyrics by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, and book by Jennifer Lee, Frozen.  Directed by Michael Grandage it will reopen the newly refurbished Theatre Royal Drury Lane, with previews commencing   from 30th October to 10th November with an opening night on 11th November.

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