The production continues to play at the new open air theatre until the 5th August.
Production images have been released for the new revival of Annie Get Your Gun, now playing at the Lavender Theatre.
Directed and choreographed by Simon Hardwick, the cast is led by SuRie as Annie Oakley. SuRie represented the UK in the Eurovision Song Contest in 2018 and is joined in this production by Charlie McCullagh (‘Bonnie & Clyde’, ‘Dr. Zhivago’, ‘42 Balloons’) as Frank Butler, Chlöe Hart (Catherine of Aragon in the national tour of ‘Six’, ‘Evita’, ‘Kinky Boots’) as Dolly Tate and Elliot Broadfoot, a 2023 graduate from Leeds Conservatoire making his professional debut as Buffalo Bill. The rest of the company includes: Nina Bell (‘Dr. Suess’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas’, ‘Matilda’, UK & Ireland Tour), Joe Boyle (‘Top Hat’, ‘Heathers’), Kyerron Dixon-Bassey (‘From Here To Eternity)’, Jay Faisca (‘Henry VI: Days of Rebellion’), Marisa Harris (‘Yeast Nation’, ‘Tony! The Tony Blair Rock Opera’), Holly Lawrence (‘Grease’, Royal Caribbean), AJ Lewis (‘Mandela’, ‘Mrs. Doubtfire’), and Joseph Vella (‘Gypsy’, ‘From Here To Eternity’).Playing Annie’s younger siblings are Olivia Ainsworth, Mayah Balcerak, Layla Duke, Mahlie Duval, Poppy LeRougetel, and Caitlin Muggeridge.
There’ll be gun-slingin’, high-kickin’ hijinks as we follow the story of the Old West’s keenest sharpshooter, Annie Oakley, her on-off relationship with Frank Butler, and her rocky rise to stardom.
Featuring the beloved songs “Anything You Can Do (I Can Do Better),” ”You Can’t Get a Man With a Gun,” and “There’s No Business Like Show Business,” Annie Get Your Gun has become one of the most enduring Broadway musicals from the Golden Era.
The production is produced by Lavender Theatre Artistic Director Joe McNeice for Lavender Productions Ltd, with the creative team also including: Associate Director and Choreographer Maria Graciano (‘Moulin Rouge’),Musical Supervisor Matthew Spalding (‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’, ‘Singin’ In The Rain’),Musical Director Debbi Clarke (‘Stranger Sings’, ‘DIVA: Live From Hell!’) and Casting by Danielle Tarento.
The Lavender Theatre is based at Mayfield Lavender in Epsom and is a 250 – seat open air theatre will be home for an annual season of plays and musicals. It has been co-founded by by director Joe McNeice and Mayfield owner Brendan Maye.