The Theatre Cafe’s online series will continue with an episode celebrating the best of Broadway.
Available to watch from the 29th January, the line up for the Theatre Channel’s fifth episode has been revealed.
Adam Blanshay Productions and The Theatre Café have confirmed that the performers in this episode are Freddie Fox (Channel 4’s Cucumber & Banana, ITV’s White House Farm), Bonnie Langford (9 to 5, 42nd Street), Marisha Wallace (Hairspray, Waitress, Dreamgirls), Mazz Murray (Mamma Mia!, We Will Rock You), Gary Wilmot (Flowers for Mrs Harris, Prince of Egypt) and Michael D. Xavier (Sunset Boulevard, Prince of Broadway).
Meanwhile, the first four episodes which stars Tarinn Callender, Carrie Hope Fletcher, Oliver Ormson, Matt Henry MBE, Lucie Jones, Jenna Russell, Jodie Steele, Aimie Atkinson, Linzi Hateley, Bradley Jaden, Ria Jones, Trevor Dion Nicholas, Josh Piterman, Jordan Shaw, Shan Ako, Alex Gaumond, Rob Houchen, Francesca Jackson, Aisha Jawando, John Owen-Jones, Matt Croke, Tosh Wanogho-Maud Sophie-Louise Dann, Cassidy Janson, Rachel John, Zizi Strallen, Manon Taris and the recent alumni and students of ArtsEd drama school are available to purchase and download now. Once bought, people are able to watch as many times as they want for seven days.
Audiences will be able to purchase a festive bundle of Episodes 1 – 5 for £50, two and a half hours of musical theatre entertainment , with producers donating proportion of each sale of these festive bundles to the Theatre Artists Fund, set up to support freelancer theatre workers affected by the pandemic.
Talking about the news, producer Adam Blanshay said, “As we turn over a new leaf, a new page, and have a fresh start- The Theatre Channel jumps into 2021 with an exploration of ‘The Golden Age of Broadway.’ We’re thrilled to have assembled such an acclaimed cast, exemplifying the best of British talent. While this episode revisits the classics, we aim to demonstrate how their soaring melodies and poignant lyrics are ever-so relevant today, hopefully instilling a fresh sense of meaning in a new generation of theatre-lover.”
The series is directed and choreographed by Bill Deamer with musical supervision by Michael England, set and costume design by Gregor Donnelly, lighting design by Jack Weir, sound design by Keegan Curran, videography by Ben Hewis and hair and makeup by Diana Hudson.
To purchase and watch the episodes released so far visit: https://www.thetheatrecafe.co.uk/channel/