Performances will begin at the Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre from the 24th March.
Casting for the upcoming world premiere of Sleepless A Musical Romance, based on Sleepless in Seattle has been confirmed. Director Morgan Young is set to direct:Jay McGuiness, Kimberley Walsh and Daniel Casey as Sam, Annie and Walter.
They will be joined in the production by: Harriet Thorpe as Eleanor, Tania Mathurin as Becky, Jake Sharp as Rob, Charlie Bull, Colin Burnicle, Christie-Lee Crosson, Laura Darton, Leanne Garretty, Matt Holland, Ross McLaren, Gary Murphy, Dominique Planter, Annie Wensak and Benjamin Wong. Theo Collis, Mikey Colville and Jack Reynolds will share the role of Jonah.
Sleepless tells the heart-warming tale of Sam, who moves to Seattle with his eight year-old son, Jonah, following the tragic death of his wife. When Jonah phones a radio show, Sam is forced to talk about his broken heart and sleepless nights live on air, and he suddenly finds himself one of the most sought after single men in America and a great news story for feisty journalist Annie on the opposite side of the country. Can Jonah bring the two together on the top deck of the Empire State Building?
Based on the film which starred Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan, Sleepless A Musical Romance features music and lyrics by new British writers Robert Scott and Brendan Cull and a book by Michael Burdette.
The creative team for the production includes: set design by Morgan Large, costume design by Sue Simmerling, lighting by Ken Billington, video design by Ian William Galloway, orchestrations and arrangements by Larry Blank, musical supervision by Stuart Morley, musical direction by Chris Walker, wig and hair design by Richard Mawbey and casting by Sarah Bird CDG and Michael Donovan CSA.
Sleepless A Musical Romance will play at the Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre from the 24th March until the 3rd May. To book tickets click here or visit: Love Theatre.com, From the Box Office, Last Minute.com, Encore Tickets, See Tickets or Theatre Tickets Direct.co.uk.