Gatsby A Musical
London theatre news: Monday 11 January 2021
Musicals - Online
Filmed in the historic Cadogan Hall, Gatsby A Musical will be available to stream online from Friday 12th to Sunday 14th February 2021.
Image credit: Justin Williams Design
Previously staged at Crazy Coqs, the King's Head, Riverside Studios, Leicester Square Theatre, Theatre Royal Windsor and The Other Palace, Gatsby A Musical is to be filmed in the Cadogan Hall and made available to stream online from 12 to 14 February 2021.
Former Spandau Ballet frontman, Ross William Wild (Elvis Presley in Million Dollar Quartet) and Olivier nominated actress, Charlotte Wakefield (Spring Awakening; The Sound of Music), will take on the famed roles of Jay Gatsby and Daisy Buchanan in a digital concert rendition of Gatsby A Musical, following sell-out live success and an Offie nomination for Best New Musical.
The new concert production also stars leading West End talent, including four-time Olivier Award nominee Emma Williams (Mrs Henderson Presents; Zorro), and Mark Antolin (Little Shop of Horrors; Flying Lovers of Vitebsk).
Further casting includes Blake Patrick Anderson (RENT; Be More Chill), Chanice Alexander- Burnett (Motown the Musical; Beautiful - the Carol King Musical), Lauren Chinery, Robert Grose, Oliver Mawdsley, Tristan Pegg and Marc Rhys.
Adapted by director Linnie Reedman, and with music and lyrics by Joe Evans, this unmissable piece brings F Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel to life for a semi-staged concert experience.
Writer and Director, Linnie Reedman, said ...
"Gatsby has become, over the years, synonymous with glamour, glitz and parties.
What a lot of people forget, however, is that the 'Roaring Twenties' came immediately after a World War.
And a global pandemic.
It was a period of upheaval and great change.
I think the story of a crushed American dream, juxtaposed against individual hope and optimism is essentially pertinent today."
If you're excited by the stellar nature of the casting, you can grab a VIP ticket and be whisked backstage to see the cast preparing for the show - check the ticket link below for details.
Show listing information
This captivating socially-distanced revival will be filmed in the historic Cadogan Hall and made available to stream online from Friday 12th to Sunday 14th February 2021.
Vibrant characters, popped corks, and infectious rhythms collide with personal conflicts and lost loves in this tragedy of the vanishing jazz era.
When Daisy Buchanan revisits Jay Gatsby's mansion seven years after leaving that world behind, she is trying to confront her past by reliving the dream she shared with Gatsby.
But where is he?
"You can't repeat the past".
With themes of loss, disappointment and ultimately hope for a better tomorrow, Gatsby, is surprisingly resonant - with the 'roaring twenties' we find ourselves in once again.
Blake Patrick Anderson
Ross William Wild
Author: Linnie Reedman
Composer: Joe Evans
Director: Linnie Reedman
Designer: Justin Williams
Lighting: Dom Warwick
From: Friday 12 February 2021
Closes: Sunday 14 February 2021
Concessions: Early bird tickets available for £15 if booked before Friday 5th.
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