NEWS: West End Production of Frozen Announces Young Cast Members

The eagerly anticipate production is set to begin previews at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane on the 27th August.

Pictured left to right: The actresses are from left to right: Minaii.K, Kanon Narumi , Sasha Watson-Lobo, Asanda Masike, Freya Scott, Ellie Shenker, Tilly-Raye Bayer and Summer Betson (c) Disney.

Officially reopening the Theatre Royal Drury Lane next month, Disney has confirmed the eight young actresses set to play the young Elsas and Annas in the production. Pictured above, those appearing in the musical are: Minaii.K Barrowes (young Elsa), Kanon Narumi (young Anna), Sasha Watson-Lobo (young Elsa), Asanda Masike (young Anna), Freya Scott (young Elsa), Ellie Shenker (young Anna), Tilly-Raye Bayer (young Elsa) and Summer Betson (young Anna).

Directed by Michael Grandage, the musical’s adult cast is led by 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. Frozen the musical’s cast also includes: 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.

The musical 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’.

Meanwhile, the creative team behind the production 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.

Frozen the Musical will begin performances at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane from the 27th August.

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