The production has confirmed that it is extending public booking until the 29th May 2022.
Following its opening last week, it has been confirmed that Lolita Chakrabarti’s stage adaptation of Yann Martel’s award-winning book, has been extended until 29 May 2022 with the release of 70,000 new tickets.
Producer Simon Friend said: ‘I am absolutely thrilled with the rapturous reception that the West End premiere of Life of Pi has had at Wyndham’s Theatre, and I’m delighted that audiences will be able to come and enjoy this very special show in the new year.’
Directed by Max Webster, the production stars: Hiran Abeysekera asd Pi, alongside Mina Anwar as Ma, Nicholas Khan as Father, Payal Mistry as Rani, Tom Espiner as Father Martin and Commander Grant-Jones, Raj Ghatak as Mamaji and Pandit-Ji, Syreeta Kumar as Mrs Biology Kumar and Zaida Khan, David K.S. Tse as Mr Okamoto, Kirsten Foster as Lulu Chen, Habib Nasib Nader as Cook and Voice of Tiger.
They are joined by: Fred Davis (Tiger Head), Daisy Franks (Tiger Heart), Romina Hytten (Tiger Heart), Tom Larkin (Tiger Head), Tom Stacy (Tiger Hind) and Scarlet Wilderink (Tiger Heart), Nuwan Hugh Perera is Pi alternate, and understudies are Alex Chang and Deeivya Meir.
After a cargo ship sinks in the middle of the vast Pacific Ocean, there are five survivors stranded on a single lifeboat – a hyena, a zebra, an orangutan, a sixteen year-old boy and a 450-pound Royal Bengal tiger. Time is against them, nature is harsh, who will survive?
The production’s creative team includes: Set and Costume designer Tim Hatley, the Puppet and Movement Director Finn Caldwell, the Puppet Designers Nick Barnes and Finn Caldwell, the Video Designer Andrzej Goulding, the Lighting Designer Tim Lutkin, the Sound Designer Carolyn Downing, the Composer Andrew T Mackay, Dramaturgy by Jack Bradley, the Casting Director Polly Jerrold, the Associate Director Hannah Banister, the Associate Set Designer Ross Edwards, the Costume Supervisor Sabrina Cuniberto and the Props Supervisor Ryan O’Connor.