The musical has had its opening date at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane due to the ongoing pandemic – but is set to open later this year.

Samantha Barks and Stephanie McKeon are set to star in the London production. Photo by Julia Kennedy (c)Disney.

It has been announced that the London production of Frozen the Musical will open for previews on the 27th August, with an official opening night on the 8th September.

Directed by Michael Grandage, the cast for the London production is set to include: Samantha Barks (Elsa), Stephanie McKeon (Anna) are Obioma Ugoala (Kristoff), Craig Gallivan (Olaf), Oliver Ormson (Hans), Richard Frame (Weselton), and alternating the role of Sven, Mikayla Jade and Ashley Birchall; with Jeremy Batt, Cameron Burt, Lauren Chia, Laura Emmitt, Emily-Mae (Bulda), Danielle Fiamanya, Hannah Fairclough, Chris Fung,  Matt Gillett, Joe Griffiths-Brown, Emily Lane, Justin-Lee Jones, Jason Leigh Winter, Jacob Maynard, Leisha Mollyneaux, Gabriel Mokake (King Agnarr), Sarah O’Connor, Jemma Revell, Jacqui Sanchez (Queen Iduna), Jak Skelly (Oaken/Bishop), Jake Small, Isabel Snaas, Kerry Spark,  Joshua St. Clair (Pabbie), Monica Swayne, and Anna Woodside.

Featuring music and lyrics by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, and book by Jennifer Lee, the musical is based on the hit 2013 Disney film. It originally opened on Broadway in 2018 and was nominated for three Tony Awards including Best Musical.

Frozen follows the relationship between sisters Elsa and Anna as they try and rule a nation. It includes the songs ‘Do You Want to Build a Snowman?’, ‘For the First Time in Forever’ and the hit song ‘Let it Go’.

The creative team for the production also includes: choreography by Rob Ashford, set and costume design by Christopher Oram, lighting design by Neil Austin, sound design by Peter Hylenski, video design by Finn Ross, puppet design by Michael Curry and musical supervision and arrangements by Stephen Oremus.

Tickets for the new dates are set to go on sale on the 15th April. To keep up to date with all the latest information on tickets visit: https://frozenthemusical.co.uk/