It has been announced today that hit show Stomp as extended its booking period at London’s Ambassadors Theatre until the 8th January 2017. The show will also be celebrating eight years at the Ambassadors Theatre on Sunday 27th September – where it has broken previous box office records for the theatre.
Stomp was originally performed in 1991 at Edinburgh. Created by Luke Cresswell and Steve McNicholas, the show went on to play at Sadler’s Wells in 1994, and went on to win an Olivier Award for Best Choreography. It has been shown in New York for the past 21 years, with the its run beginning in London’s Vaudeville Theatre in 2002 before transferring to the Ambassadors Theatre in 2007.
Considered to be one of Britain’s greatest exports, Stomp has performed across the globe consistently for the past 22 years. There is currently four stomp companies performing worldwide: one touring North America, another throughout Europe and the rest of the world, one in London and one in New York.
The cast of stomp currently includes: Rhona Ashwood, Adam Buckley, Nigel Clarke, Simone Clarke, Hugo Cortes, Paul Gunter, Helene Jank, James Lane, Laetitia Lawrence, Serena Morgan, Paul Bend, Rob Shaw, Meloné M’Kenzy, Andrew Patrick, Alua Pellegrini do Nascimento, Charley Ruane, Jasper Valentine, Simeon Weedall and Richard Young.
During its time in the West End, Stomp has consumed 10,000 boxes of matches, over 13,500 brooms, almost 9,000 bin lids, over 18,000 drumsticks, over 8,000 wooden poles, over 35,000 newspapers, over 6,500kg of sand, almost 260,000 litres of water and 676 gallons of floor paint.