PREVIEW: Big Fish The Musical, The Other Palace

This brand new musical adaptation based on the beloved book and film by Tim Burton will play at The Other Palace from the 1st November. 


Directed by Nigel Harman and starring Emmy, Tony and Golden Globe award-winner Kelsey Grammer, Big Fish is a story about truth and fiction while taking audiences on a life-affirming journey.

What is it to really know your own father? Meet Edward Bloom. An ordinary man, and an extraordinary father. He has always told his son tall tales filled with beauty, love and imagination but when his son confronts him about what is truth and what is fiction, they go on a life-affirming journey that will change them forever. 

This musical features a score by Tony nominee Andrew Lippa (The Addams Family, The Wild Party as well as a brand new book by  John August (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory).

Kelsey Grammer is best known for his role as Dr Frasier in the US sitcom Cheers, as well as the spin off programme revolving around his character, Frasier. He recently appeared on Broadway as Charles Frohman in James Graham and Gary Barlow’s musical Finding Neverland.

The cast is also set to include: Frances McNamee (Little Shop of Horrors), Forbes Masson (Travesties), Jamie Muscato(Lazarus), Laura Baldwin (Shrek), Landi Oshinowo (Sister Act), Dean Nolan (Fiddler on the Roof), George Ure(Sweeney Todd), Sophie Linder-Lee (The Rocky Horror Show), Gemma McMeel (Titanic) and Jonathan Stewart(Guys and Dolls). 

Meanwhile, the production will also feature set and costume designs by Tom Rogers, choreography by  Liam Steel, lighting design by  Bruno Poet and sound design by Luke Swaffield and Avgustos Psillas for Autograph.

Big Fish will play at The Other Palace Theatre from the 1st November until the 31st December. To book tickets visit: ATG Tickets, See,, Discount, Last, Theatre Tickets, Love, Theatre and UK


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