The final bookable dates for the long running immersive production have been confirmed.
It has been announced that Immersive Everywhere’s production of The Great Gatsby will play at Gatsby’s Mansion within Immersive|LDN in Mayfair until 7 January 2023, which will be its final season in London.
Welcome back to the roaring twenties! Jay Gatsby invites you to one of his infamous parties. The champagne flows and as the drama unfolds the man himself will be the perfect host. As invites go, this is the hottest ticket in town. A hedonistic world of red-hot rhythms, bootleg liquor and pure jazz age self-indulgence awaits. Dress to the nines and immerse yourself in this heart racing adaption of F Scott Fitzgerald’s seminal tale.
The original production was created by Holly Beasley-Garrigan, Amie Burns Walker, Hannah Davies, Phil Grainger, Michael Lambourne, Thomas Maller and Oliver Tilney and first came to London as part of VAULT Festival in 2017 before moving to Gatsby’s Drugstore in London SE1 and transferring to Gatsby’s Mansion in the West End in 2019.
The cast includes: Elliot Liburd as ‘Jay Gatsby’. Safeena Ladha plays ‘Daisy’. Greg Fossard will play ‘Nick Carraway’, Steve McCourt will continue in the role of ‘George Wilson’ and Jessica Hern will continue in the role of ‘Jordan Baker’. Euan Wilson will take the role of ‘Tom Buchanan’, Aimee Barrett will continue in the role of ‘Myrtle Wilson’ and Sophia Lewis will continue in the role of ‘Lucille’. New company members Harry Pudwell will take the role of ‘Rosy Rosenthal’, and Toby Gordon as ‘Joey’.
Talking about the news, Brian Hook said, “Gatsby has had a triumphant run over the last seven years and has been enjoyed by hundreds of thousands of audience members who have dressed up, danced and raised good cheer with us. As one of the first shows back from the Pandemic it’s done some incredible pathfinding for the sector and is held up as one of the most famous immersive theatre shows in the world, with productions throughout England and Wales, Belgium, Republic of Ireland, South Korea and future shows planned in Adelaide, Paris, Cairo and the jewel in the Crown, New York. it’s been a constant source of pride, enjoyment and light. It’s the thing I’m proudest of in my career.”
The creative team behind the production includes: choreography by Holly Beasley-Garrigan, with MJ Lee as Associate Choreographer, design by Casey Jay Andrews, costume design by Heledd Rees, sound design by Phil Grainger and lighting design by Rachel Sampley. The original score was composed and produced by Glen Brown and Tendai Humphrey Sitima, with arrangement and additional composition by David Sims.