NEWS: Further Casting Announced for The Pirate Queen

The production will have its charity gala performance at the London Coliseum on the 23rd February.

Hannah Waddingham, Steph Parry and Emma Norman are the latest cast members to join the upcoming gala performance of Boublil And Schönberg’s The Pirate Queen at the London Coliseum. They join the previously announced Rachel Tucker (Olivier nominee for ‘Come From Away’, ‘Wicked’), ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ winner Jai
McDowall and Matthew Pagan from Collabro.

The cast is also set to include: Pearce Barron (Zombies: The Musical, Up Next), Jamie Birkett (‘Les Miserables’, ’Rent’), Trudi Camilleri (lead in ‘Queen of the Mist’, ‘Death Takes a Holiday’), Sabrina Carter (Wicked, The Miser), Shaun Dalton (Kinky Boots, Eugenius), Adam Dawson (Hair, Spring Awakening), Callum Heinrich (Mamma Mia, Jane Eyre), Jade Johnson (The Book of Mormon, Club Mex: Immersive Club Musical), Harry Mills (Sunday in the Park with George, Batboy), Charlotte Payne (Potted Panto, Velvet), Sophie Reeves (Les Miserables, The Woman in White) and Jak Skelly (Oklahoma, Cats).

From the writers of Les Miserables, The Pirate Queen is based on the  real-life story of history’s Grace O’Malley – an Irish Chieftain and notorious pirate. It chronicles the life of an inspiring heroine who led an extraordinary life as a rogue, lover and mother in 16th-century Ireland. To protect her people and save her one true love, O’Malley must confront the one woman more powerful than her — her fierce rival, Queen Elizabeth I of England.

Having opened on Broadway in 2007, this concert performance marks the musical’s London debut, with proceeds going to Leukaemia UK.

The creative team for the show includes: direction by Drew Baker and designs by Ben M Rogers. It is produced by Tom Gribby.

The Pirate Queen will be performed at the London Coliseum on the 23rd February .

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