The production will play at the theatre from the 29th October.
It has been announced that Gemma Maclean and Ben Morris will star in the upcoming production of of the 1966 Tony Award-Winning musical I Do! I Do! when it arrives at Upstairs at the Gatehouse for a limited season.
Gemma Maclean’s stage credits include The Wizard of Oz (London
Palladium), 9 to 5 the Musical, The Witches of Eastwick (Prince of
Wales Theatre), Sweet Charity (Menier Chocolate Factory) and We Will Rock You (Dominion Theatre).
Ben Morris’ stage credits include The Phantom of the Opera (Her Majesty’s
Theatre), Beautiful – The Carole King Musical (UK Tour), The Commitments
(UK Tour), and Fiddler on the Roof (Savoy Theatre).
I Do! I Do! features music and lyrics by Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt, best
known for their long running hit Off-Broadway musical The Fantasticks. This new production, directed by Joseph Hodges, will feature new and updated material – including new songs by Tom Jones.
The musical is based on the Jan de Hartog play, The Fourposter and follows the highs and lows of a couple’s marriage spanning over fifty years. It was the first two handed musical to play on Broadway where it originally ran
for 560 performances starring Mary Martin and Robert Preston prior to a
successful 1996 Off-Broadway revival.
This new production will feature musical direction by Henry Brennan, set design by Emily Bestow, lighting design by Joseph Ed Thomas
and casting by Jay Gardner.
I Do! I Do will play Upstairs at the Gatehouse from the 29th October until the 16th November.