Monday, October 25

Hex musical at the National Theatre announces full cast led by Rosalie Craig and Tamsin Carroll

Complete casting has been revealed for the National Theatre's new musical Hex

The cast is led by Tamsin Carroll as Queenie, Rosalie Craig as Fairy, Michael Elcock as Bert and Kat Ronney as Rose, with  Christopher Akrill, Delroy Atkinson, Esme Bacalla-Hayes, Madeline Charlemagne, Ebony Clarke, Sonya Cullingford, Hanna Dimtsu, Tamsin Dowsett, Joe Foster, Ben Goffe, Eleanor Kane, Daisy Maywood, Kody Mortimer, Joseph Prouse, Shaq Taylor and Sargon Yelda.

Beginning previews in the round  at the Olivier Theatre on 4th December and running until 22nd January 2022 , the piece transforms the tale of Sleeping Beauty to tell the tale of the fairy trying to undo the hex placed on the princess. Deep in the wood, a lonely fairy longs for someone to bless.When she is summoned to the palace to help the princess sleep, her dream turns into a nightmare and her blessing becomes a curse.Soon, she is plunged into a frantic, hundred-year quest to somehow make everything right.Rosalie Craig plays the fairy in this vividly original retelling of Sleeping Beauty: a mythic, big-hearted new musical that goes beyond the waking kiss. 

Rufus Norris directs and provides lyrics for the piece, with music by Jim Fortune, book by Tanya Ronder, designs by Katrina Lindsay and choreography by Jade Hackett with Orchestrations by Simon Hale, music supervision by Marc Tritschler, music direction by Tarek Merchant, lighting design by Paul Anderson, choreography by Jade Hackett with consultant choreography by Bill Deamer, sound design by Simon Baker and video design by Ash Woodward. 


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