The musical based on the hit Disney film is currently booking until January 2024.
Disney Theatrical Productions has announced that Laura Dawkes and Jammy Kasongo will be joining the London production of Frozen as Anna and Kristoff from the 27th September 2023.
Laura Dawkes makes her professional stage debut as Anna alongside Jammy Kasongo (Tina: The Tina Turner Musical, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical) who will join: Samantha Barks (Elsa), Craig Gallivan (Olaf), Oliver Ormson (Hans), Richard Frame (Duke of Weselton); and alternating the role of Sven, Mikayla Jade and Ashley Birchall. Continuing as part of the ensemble are Rhianne Alleyne, Marianne Bardgett, Rebecca Botterill, Laura Emmitt, Jemal Felix, Jordan Fox, Molly Francis, Matt Gillett, Dominic Adam Griffin, Jordan Livesey, Isabella Glanznig Santos, Ben Irish (Pabbie), Justin-Lee Jones, Aoife Kenny, Harriet Samuels, Jacqui Sanchez (Queen Iduna), Jak Skelly (Oaken/Bishop, Caitlin Tipping, Anna Woodside, and Rodney Vubya; who will be joined by Oliver Brenin, Ashley J Daniels (King Agnarr), Lizzy-Rose Esin-Kelly (Bulda), George Hinson, Jonathan Milton, and Ed Wade.
Directed by Michael Grandage and based on the 2013 film, the musical features music and lyrics by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez and a book by Jennifer Lee. It has received seven WhatsOnStage awards and was nominated for four Olivier Awards including Best New Musical. It officially opened at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane in 2021.
The musical 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 creative team behind the production 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.