The Cereal Café at The Other Palace


Tuesday 29 January 2019


Musicals - Shows - Workshops

A new British musical, The Cereal Café, inspired by the opening of the Cereal Killer Café in East London and the Shoreditch riots of 2015, is to get its world premiere at The Other Palace.
The Cereal Café at The Other Palace

Image courtesy The Other Palace


New British musical, The Cereal Café, inspired by the opening of the Cereal Killer Café in East London and the Shoreditch riots of 2015, is to get its world premiere at The Other Palace in a limited workshop production from Thursday 28 February to Saturday 2 March.


This fictional story, inspired by a café which became the focal point of the Shoreditch anti-gentrification riots of 2015, explores how people with conflicting views can come together in very unlikely places during the most challenging of times.


Here's a preview of a song - 'London is Falling' - from the show ...



Jacob Dorrell, the show's creator, said ...


"The Cereal Café is a story set in a neighbourhood experiencing rapid re-development, so it addresses issues affecting many inner city areas around the UK.


It's a real collision of light and dark, where subjects so far apart all somehow come together.


This is reflected in the show's sound-world, mixing musical theatre, pop, rock and cinema."


Here's the cast ...

Cast of The Cereal Café at the The Other Palace

Cast (l to r - top row): Norma Atallah (Follies), Fanta Barrie (Songlines), Thomas Grant (The Dreamers), Rosalind James (Bat Out of Hell), Julie Legrand (An American In Paris)

(Lower row: Harveen Mann (Bend It Like Beckham); Minal Patel (Aspects of Love), Keith Ramsay (The Keith Kat Klub), Howard Samuels (The Glenn Miller Story), Tosh Wanogho-Maud (Dreamgirls).


Synopsis


An extraordinary café is opening on the vibrant streets of East London.


Based on the childhood fantasies of two young brothers, its presence will result in unimaginable consequences.


In a threatened neighbourhood, fighting to survive, something so simple as cereal will divide the community.


Inspired by the Cereal Killer Café and the Shoreditch riots of 2015, this musical is based on a remarkable true story.


This is a limited workshop run.


Cast


Norma Atallah

Fanta Barrie

Thomas Grant

Rosalind James

Julie Legrand

Harveen Mann

Minal Patel

Keith Ramsay

Howard Samuels

Tosh Wanogho-Maud


Creatives


Author: Jacob Dorrell and Tom Ling
Composer: Adam Dickinson
Lyricist: Jacob Dorrell and Tom Ling
Director: Victoria Gimby
Musical direction: Jack Blume
Sound: Max Hunter
Production: Jacob Dorrell

Venue


The Other Palace - Studio
12 Palace Street
London
SW1E 5JA

Dates


From: Thursday 28 February 2019

Closes: Saturday 2 March 2019

Tickets


Standard: £15


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Links


Show website
ActDrop full listing for The Cereal Café

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