It has been announced that Natalie Casey will join the West End Cast for Stepping Out when it arrives at the Vaudeville Theatre from the 1st March. 

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Joining the previously announced Amanda Holden, Tracy-Ann Oberman, Tamzin Outhwaite and Nicola Stephenson, Natalie Casey will join the cast when it opens in London.

Directed by Maria Friedman, this  brand new staging of Richard Harris’s play toured the UK last year and will open for previews at the Vaudeville Theatre from the 1st March, officially opening the 14th March.

Further casting for the West End run includes Judith Barker, Jessica-Alice McCluskey, Sandra Marvin and Dominic Rowan with Janet Behan, Suzy Bloom, Emma Hook, Marcia Mantack, Katie Verner and Nick Warnford.

Stepping Out charts the lives of seven women and one man attempting to tap their troubles away at a weekly dancing class. Initially all thumbs and left feet, the group is just getting to grips with the basics when they are asked to take part in a charity gala. Over the course of several months we meet the group, and all of them have a story to tell. There’s perfectionist Vera, mouthy Maxine and uptight Andy, bubbly Sylvia and shy Dorothy, eager Lynne and cheerful Rose, and, of course, Geoffrey. At the piano is the dour Mrs Fraser and spurring them all on, the ever-patient Mavis.

Stepping Out originally premiered in the West End in 1984, starring Barbara Ferris and Marcia Warren. It went on to win the Evening Standard Award for Best Comedy.

Natalie Casey is known to television audiences for playing Carol Groves in Hollyoaks and Donna Henshaw in Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps. West End theatre credits include Fame, Legally Blonde, Well and Abigail’s Party with other stage work including 9 to 5,Hobson’s Choice, The Wedding Singer, The Vagina Monologues and Oklahoma!

As well as being directed by Maria Friedman, the creative team includes designs by Robert Jones,choreography by Tim Jackson with lighting design by Peter Mumford, sound design by Gregory Clarke and orchestrations by Christopher Walker.

Stepping Out will open for previews at the Vaudeville Theatre from the 1st March. To book tickets visit: Discount Theatre.com, Theatre Tickets Direct.co.uk, Love Theatre.com, Theatre People.com and UK Tickets.co.uk

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