⭐ VANARA – WORLD PREMIERE OF NEW MUSICAL – CAST ANNOUNCED ⭐
The cast has been announced for the world premiere of the new musical Vanara.
A fantastic ensemble of West End and international talent will come together to launch the world premiere of Vanara – The Legend at Hackney Empire, including Matthew Croke (Aladdin), Glenn Carter (Evita), Johnnie Fiori (The Sunshine Boys), Carole Stennett (The Bodyguard), Cavin Cornwall (Jesus Christ Superstar) and, phenomenal rising-star Emily Bautista (Miss Saigon – Broadway), who will be making her London debut.
Further cast bringing Vanara – The Legend to life include Samantha Mercer (Les Misérables), Kayleigh McKnight (Tina The Musical), Joaquin Pedro Valdes (Heathers) and Shem Omari James (The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber).
The production will also feature an incredible ensemble with Jemima Brown, Chris George, Yuki Abe, Olivia Jones, Ella Martine, HIcaro Nicolai, Prem Rai, and Ebby Sama.
Vanara brings together an acclaimed international creative team, with a soaring score by Gianluca Cucchiara, lyrics by Andrew James Whelan, book by Michael Conley, conceived by Tony Cucchiara and produced and developed by Giovanna Romagnoli. Further creatives include set and costume design by Libby Todd, with orchestrations by Jen Green, musical direction by Tamara Saringer and casting by Harry Blumenau.
The production will play for a strictly limited London run before embarking on a UK-wide tour in 2022. Highly anticipated following its lauded workshop performances and concept album, the groundbreaking production will be directed by Adam Lenson and Eleesha Drennan, who will also serve as Dramaturg and Choreographer respectively.
Vanara will play the Hackney Empire, running from 22nd – 31st October 2021, with tickets on sale now.
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Tickets & more info – https://hackneyempire.co.uk/whats-on/vanara/