The production will play at the Dominion Theatre from the 5th February 2020.
With tickets for Scott Schwartz’s (The Hunchback of Notre Dame) production going on public sale at 10am on Monday 3rd June, the full creative team has been confirmed.
Joining the previously announced director Scott Schwartz and choreographer Sean Cheesman (So You Think You Can Dance), The Prince of Egypt’s creative team is set to include set designer Kevin Depinet; Tony Award®-winning costume designer Ann Hould-Ward (Disney’s Beauty and the Beast); two-time LA Ovation Award nominated lighting designer Mike Billings; three-time Olivier Award-winning and two-time Tony Award® nominated sound designer Gareth Owen (Come From Away); Olivier Award-winning and Tony Award® nominated projection designer Jon Driscoll (Ink, Brief Encounter) and acclaimed illusion designer Chris Fisher (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Company). Meanwhile, orchestrations are by Olivier Award-winner and Tony Award® and Grammy® nominee August Eriksmoen (Come From Away) with musical supervision and arrangements by Dominick Amendum (Wicked). The Musical Director is Dave Rose (Wicked) and casting is by Jim Arnold CDG (Wicked).
The new musical is based on DreamWorks Animation film and features music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and a book by Philip LaZebnik. It features ten new songs written by Stephen Schwartz, together with five of his acclaimed songs from the DreamWorks Animation film, including Deliver Us, All I Ever Wanted, Through Heaven’s Eyes and the Academy Award-winning When You Believe.
Journey through the wonders of Ancient Egypt as two young men, raised together as brothers in a kingdom of privilege, find themselves suddenly divided by a secret past. One must rule as Pharaoh, the other must rise up and free his true people; both face a destiny that will change history forever.
The stage adaptation originally premiered at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley (winner of the 2019 Regional Theatre Tony Award®) and Fredericia Teater Denmark.
The Prince of Egypt is set to play at the Dominion Theatre from the 5th February until the 12th September 2020.