It has been announced that Diana Vickers has joined the cast of rock musical Myth: The Rise and Fall of Orpheus to play the female lead character, Eurydice as a new video is released. 

Diana, who became a household name as a semi-finalist on The X Factor 10 years ago, has taken over the role from Jessamy Stoddart, who has been released from the part to take up an exciting TV role.

Playing at The Other Palace for nine concert style performances  from the 10th March, Myth: The Rise and Fall of Orpheus has been written by Sam Cassidy and is directed and choreographed by Arlene Phillips.

Previously called 27, Myth: The Rise and Fall of Orpheus returns to London with a new title, a revised book and 8 new songs, including the new upbeat final number, “Pandora’s Hope” – a video for which has been released.

A modern retelling of the Ancient Greek tale of Orpheus and the underworld, Myth features an electrifying score with outstanding performances from an ensemble comprising the best up and coming new talent. Don’t miss your opportunity to be a part of the next chapter of Myth – a musical for a new generation that will make you laugh, break your heart and rock you to your very core.

As well as Diana Vickers, the cast also includes: Zoe Birkett , Richard Carson , Eloise Davies, Amy Di Bartolomeo, Lauren Ellis-Steele, Joel Harper-Jackson, Jaymi Hensley, Jodie Jacobs, Laura Johnson, Shekinah McFarlane, Matthew McKenna, Alice Martin, Jodie Steele, Nathan Vaughan-Harris and  Damien Walsh.

Talking about the production Arlene Phillips said: “We were inspired by the recent workshop performances of Andrew Lloyd Webbers Starlight Express and believed this method of presentation would be invaluable to the development of Myth: The Rise and Fall of Orpheus.”

Myth: The Rise and Fall of Orpheus will play at The Other Palace from the 10th to the 17th March. For more information and to book tickets visit: https://www.theotherpalace.co.uk/whats-on/myth

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