The full casting for Bill Kenwright’s new production of Saturday Night Fever has been confirmed, ahead of the show opening at the New Wimbledon Theatre on the 30th August.
Joining the previously announced dancer and actor Richard Winsor as Tony Manero will be Kate Parr (Follies) in the role of Stephanie, Owen Broughton (Gus), Michael Cortez (Joey), Raphael Pace (Bobbie C) and Jared Thompson (Double Jay). They will be joined on stage by Philip Aiden (Frank Senior); Anna Campkin (Annette); Faizal Jaye (DJ Monty); Melody Jones (Flo Manero); Marios Nicolaides (Frank Junior); and the ensemble: Rhianne Alleyne, Javier Cid, Jess Ellen, Andrew Gordon Watkins, Olivia Kate Holding, Carly Miles, Aimee Moore, Nathan Ryles and Brett Shiels. The cast will also be joined by the Bee Gees with Ed Handoll (Barry Gibb), Alastair Hill (Maurice Gibb) and Matt Faull (Robin Gibb) singing the hit soundtrack of the disco classics.
Directed and produced by Bill Kenwright, Saturday Night Fever is based on the classic 1977 film starring John Travolta and will feature many of the best known songs from the original film.
Saturday Night Fever tells the story of Tony Manero, and his reckless, yet thrilling road to dancing success. The musical features the Bee Gees’ greatest hits including Stayin’ Alive, How Deep Is Your Love, Night Fever, Tragedy and More Than a Woman as well as 70’s favorites Boogie Shoes and Disco Inferno.
This new production will also feature choreography by Bill Deamer, designs by Gary McCaan, lighting by Nick Richings, and sound by Dan Samson. The stage adaptation is by Robert Stigwood in collaboration with Bill Oakes.
Saturday Night Fever will open at the New Wimbledon Theatre on the 30th August before travelling to venues in Liverpool, Dublin, Birmingham, Bristol, Aylesbury, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Blackpool, Llandudno, Bradford, York and Cardiff.
To book tickets for may of the venues visit: ATG Tickets. For more information about the production visit: http://www.kenwright.com/microsite/saturday-night-fever/.