The production will run at the theatre from the 16th February until the 16th March 2024.
Full casting has been announced for the upcoming world premiere of Cable Street, a new musical which has been written and composed by Tim Gilvin and Alex Kanefsky. The cast will include: Danny Colligan (Dirty Dancing, Book of Mormon, Les Misérables), Sha Dessi (Les Misérables – nominated by Sir Cameron Mackintosh for the Stage 25 Awards 2022), recent graduate Joshua Ginsberg, Debbie Chazen (Calendar Girls The Musical – Olivier Best Actress in a Musical nomination, Our Generation, Mother Clapp’s Molly House – RNT, TV: Doctor Who, Sherlock, Doctors – Best Actress Soap Award nomination); Sophia Ragavelas (Cats, The Lion King, Mama Mia, Les Misérables); Jade Johnson (Book of Mormon); Max Alexander-Taylor (The Lion – Southwark Playhouse); Aiofe Mac Namara (workshop Cable Street) and Ethan Pascal Peters (Showstopper! The Improvised Musical).
It’s October 1936 in the heart of London’s East End. Sammy (Ginsberg), Mairead (Dessi) and Ron (Colligan) are carving out their own futures on Cable Street when Oswald Mosley’s British Union of Fascists (Blackshirts) start to march on East London. Half a million Jews, Irish workers, trade unions, the labour and communist parties, women and children unite to blockade the road they all call home. As the people raise their voices and take a united stand against hatred, the lives of the streets’ residents are changed forever.
This musical is directed by Adam Lenson (The Rink – Southwark Playhouse, Public Domain – Southwark Playhouse & Vaudeville Theatre. Founder of SIGNAL showcasing over 100 emerging writers.), with musical direction by Tamara Saringer, costume design by Lu Herbert, lighting design by Sam Waddington, set design by Yoav Segal, dramaturg Olivia Mace and casting director Sarah Leung.
To book tickets visit: https://southwarkplayhouse.co.uk/productions/cable-street/