Further casting has been announced to join the previously confirmed Danny Mac and Amanda Abbington in the upcoming UK premiere of A Little Princess. 

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Directed by Arlene Phillips, the semi-staged concert performance will take place at the Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall on Bank Holiday, Monday 28 May.

Now further casting has been confirmed to join the previously announced Amanda Abbington and Danny Mac. The concert performance is also set to star Olivier Award winners Rebecca Trehearn (Showboat, City of Angels) Adam J Bernard (Dreamgirls) and Alexia Khadime (Elphaba in Wicked).

Meanwhile, the ensemble is set to include:  Elias Hendricks, Joanna Goodwin, Landi Oshinowo, Mark Dugdale and Rosanna Hyland supported by the graduating students from Arts Educational.

The young performers set to star in the performance includes:  Jasmine Sakyiama (in the title role of Sara Crewe), Jasmine Nituan (Becky), with Madeline Banbury, Delilah Bennett-Cardy, Sophie Beswick, Olivia Cowley, Tia Figgett, Andie Jordan, Agatha Meehan, Natasha Raphael, Kate Woodman.

A Little Princess, with book and lyrics by by Brian Crawley, is based upon Frances Hodgson Burnett’s classic childhood novel. It tells the story of Sara Crewe, as she is sent from her home in Africa to boarding school in London and separated from her father. As young Sara’s world is turned upside down, she must rely on her friends and imaginative powers to overcome her strict headmistress Miss Minchin and prove that every little girl deserves to be a princess. 

The creative team is set to include: Costume and Projection design by PJ McEvoy and lighting by Nic Farman.

A Little Princess will make its UK premiere at the Royal Festival Hall on the 28th May. For more information visit: https://www.southbankcentre.co.uk/whats-on/128779-little-princess-2018

 

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