Our new musical, IDENTICAL, began rehearsals today ahead of its world premiere at the Nottingham Playhouse on July 26th.
Directed by Sir Trevor Nunn, it has music by George, lyrics by Anthony, and a book by Stuart Paterson. It is based on the novel The Parent Trap by Erich Kästner, and follows two sisters, separated at birth, that contrive to bring their parents back together. It has been adapted into two movies, the latter starring Lindsey Lohan.
The cast is led by Emily Tierney as Lisalotte, James Darch as Johan, Gabrielle Lewis-Dodson as Miss Gerlach, Louise Gold as Roza/Miss Muthesuis and Michael Smith-Stewart as Dr Strobl.
The ensemble features Rico Bakker, David Bardsley, Hannah Cauchi, Paige Fenlon, Rosie Glossop, Dominic Adam Griffin, Jordan Isaac, Rutendo Mushonga and Ellie Nunn.
In addition to an incredible cast of young actors, the show will also feature Cairn Terrier Ness and West Highland Terrier Louby in the role of Pepi!
The show is choreographed by Matt Cole, with set design by Rob Jones, costumes by Jonathan Lipman, video by Douglas O'Connell, lighting by Johanna Town, sound by Paul Gatehouse, musical supervision by Caroline Humphris, musical direction by Tamara Saringer, orchestration by Tom Curran, associate direction by Martha Geelan, casting by Anne Vosser, children's casting and administration by Jo Hawes, wig and hair design by Richard Mawbey with production management by Digby Robinson and general management by Kenny Wax Ltd.
Nottingham Playhouse: 26th July - 14th August 2022
The Lowry: 19th August - 3rd September 2022
Find tickets here.