The musical has its first London performance at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane this evening.
With the first preview taking place at the newly refurbished Theatre Royal Drury Lane, the newly released images provide insight into the technical rehearsals that took place recently.
Frozen the Musical has had its London debut postponed due to the pandemic and is now booking in the West End until the 26th June 2022.
The production, directed by Michael Grandage, is based on the 2013 hit Disney film and follows the 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’. It originally opened on Broadway in March 2018 to box office records, and three Tony Award nominations including for Best Musical.
The cast for the production is led by Samantha Barks (Elsa) and Stephanie McKeon (Anna). Joining them in the production are Obioma Ugoala (Kristoff), Craig Gallivan (Olaf), Oliver Ormson (Hans), Richard Frame (Weselton), and alternating the role of Sven, Mikayla Jade and Ashley Birchall. 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.
Meanwhile, the cast members playing the young Elsas and Annas are as follows: 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).
The creative team behind the production includes: music and lyrics by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, book by Jennifer Lee, 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.