It has been confirmed that the London production is extending its booking period.
Michael Grandage’s production based on the hit Disney film is extending its run in the West End and will be booking until October 2022, with the new tickets going on sale from the 21st January.
Having officially opened at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane in August last year, the musical has recently received 13 nominations across acting and creative categories in the 2022 WhatsOnStage Awards – including nominations for Best New Musical, for both Samantha Barks and Stephanie McKeon in the Best Performer in a Female Identifying Role in a Musical category, with Oliver Ormson and Obioma Ugoala both nominated for Best Supporting Performer in a Male Identifying Role in a Musical. In addition, the production also received nominations for Best Direction for Michael Grandage, and nominations for Best Set Design, Best Costume Design, Best Choreography, Best Musical Direction,Best Lighting, Best Video Design and Best Graphic Design.
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’. 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 London production includes: Samantha Barks (Elsa), Stephanie McKeon (Anna), 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), Hannah Fairclough, Danielle Fiamanya, Chris Fung (King Agnarr), Matt Gillett, Joe Griffiths-Brown, Emily Lane, Justin- Lee Jones, Jason Leigh Winter, Jacob Maynard, Leisha Mollyneaux, Sarah O’Connor, Jemma Revell,
Joshua St. Clair (Pabbie), Jacqui Sanchez (Queen Iduna), Jak Skelly (Oaken/Bishop), Jake Small, Kerry Spark, Isabel Snaas, Monica Swayne, and Anna Woodside.
Featuring music and lyrics by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, and book by Jennifer Lee, the creative team 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.