It has been announced that acclaimed musical star Anna O’Byrne will star in the upcoming London revival of The Woman in White from the 20th November at the Charing Cross Theatre. 

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The Australian musical theatre star Anna O’Byrne, will take the role of Laura Fairlie in the first London revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical The Woman in White it has been announced.

Her previous credits include playing Christine in the hugely successful Australian premiere of Love Never Dies, which was later filmed for DVD release. Andrew Lloyd Webber then brought  Anna to London to make her West End debut in The Phantom of the Opera.

Talking about the news Anna O’Bryne said: “I’m thrilled to be playing Laura in this re-imagined version of The Woman In White. Andrew’s score is just gorgeous, and it’s very special to continue our association on this show. Andrew has been, and continues to be, a guiding force in my career.”

Performing alongside her, it was also announced Chris Peluso will play Sir Percival Glyde, Carolyn Maitland as Marian Halcombe, Ashley Stillburn as Walter Hartright, Greg Castiglioni as Count Fosco and Sophie Reeves cast as Anne Catherick.

Following a chance encounter with a mysterious woman, dressed in white, Walter Hartright’s life is changed forever. On taking a position as drawing master to the beautiful Laura Fairlie and her half sister, Marian, Walter sees in Laura’s face an eerie reflection of the forlorn woman in white. As his feelings for Laura develop, they are thwarted by her engagement to the sinister Sir Percival Glyde. What is the connection between, Laura, Sir Percival, and the woman in white? Can true love prevail?  

Thom Southerland will direct this London revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical, which features lyrics by David Zippel and a book by Charlotte Jones.

The production features choreography by Cressida Carré, scenic design by Morgan Large, costume design by Jonathan Lipman, lighting design by Rick Fisher, and sound design by Andy Johnson.

The Woman in White will play at the Charing Cross Theatre from the 20th November until the 10th February 2018. To book tickets visit: http://lovelondonloveculture.entstix.com/tickets/the-woman-in-white

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