The world premiere production will begin performances at the Barn Theatre from the 21st March.

(c)Alex Tabrizi

The Barn Theatre in association with Bob & Marianne Benton for Anthology Theatre and The Everyman Theatre Cheltenham have announced the full cast and creative team for the world premiere stage production of Michael Morpurgo’s  The Mozart Question.

Adapted for the stage by Vicki Berwick and directed by Jessica Daniels, the production is set to star: Matt Ray Brown (The Inheritance, Henry V), Ian Harris (Treasure Island), Phyllis Ho (Life of Pi), Elzbieta Kalicka (The Brothers Grimm Present: Cinderella), Lara Lewis (The Hired Man), Matthew Romain (The Recruiting Officer, The Brothers Grimm Present: Cinderella), Mikey Tsoukkas (professional stage debut), Eleanor Turiansky (professional stage debut) and Emma Whittaker (The Green Fairy).

The Mozart Question follows acclaimed violinist Paolo Levi as he recounts, to a young reporter, his family’s connection to the Holocaust and the power of music in the hardest of times.

The play is the fourth production based on Michael Morpurgo’s work to be staged at the Barn theatre and continues their ongoing relationship with the internationally best-selling author.

The creative team behind the production includes: design by Ceci Calf (How To Survive An Apocolypse), movement direction by Mark Conway (Land of Our Fathers – Time Out Critic’s Choice), lighting design by Sam Rowcliffe-Tanner (Marry Me A LittlePrivate Peaceful), sound design by Benjamin Hudson (You (Us) Me) and casting direction by Harry Blumenau.

The Mozart Question will play at the Barn Theatre from the 21st March until the 30th April.