Initial casting for the West End premiere production of the brand new stage musical The Prince Of Egypt, has been announced with Luke Brady and Liam Tamne playing Moses and Ramses respectively and Christine Allado and Alexia Khadime as Tzipporah and Miriam. With music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and a book by Philip LaZebnik, based on the celebrated DreamWorks Animation film, the musical will run at London’s Dominion Theatre from 5 February to 12 September 2020, with press night on 25 February. Further casting to be announced.
The Prince Of Egypt features 10 new songs written by Stephen Schwartz, together with five of his acclaimed songs from the DreamWorks Animation film, including ‘Deliver Us’, ‘All I Ever Wanted’, ‘Through Heaven’s Eyes’ and the Academy Award-winning ‘When You Believe’.
The Prince Of Egypt is directed by Scott Schwartz with choreography by Sean Cheesman; set designs by Kevin Depinet; costume designs by Ann Hould-Ward; lighting design by Mike Billings; sound design by Gareth Owen; projection designs by Jon Driscoll; illusion designs by Chris Fisher; orchestrations by August Eriksmoen; musical supervision and arrangements by Dominick Amendum; musical direction by Dave Rose and casting by Jim Arnold CDG.
Luke Brady (Moses) trained at RADA and is best known for playing Anthony Hope in Jonathan Kent’s acclaimed production of Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd (West End and Chichester Festival Theatre). His other credits include: The Merchant of Venice, Twelfth Night and The Taming of the Shrew (Shakespeare’s Globe and Tour); and St George and the Dragon (National Theatre).
Liam Tamne (Ramses) most recently starred as Guiseppe Naccarelli in The Light in the Piazza at the South Bank Centre. He has also appeared in: Working (Southwark Playhouse); Spamilton (Menier Chocolate Factory); The Rocky Horror Show (UK Tour); The Phantom of the Opera, Les Misérables and Wicked in the West End. He appeared on The Voice (Series 2) and Eurovision: You Decide.
Christine Allado (Tzipporah) starred in the dual role of Peggy Schuyler and Maria Reynolds in the original London cast of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton. Her additional theatre work includes: In The Heights (Kings Cross Theatre); Here Lies Love (National Theatre); and Sweet Charity (Manchester Royal Exchange). Allado has also toured internationally with Andrea Bocelli as a guest artist and sang the role of ‘Maria’ in the BBC’s acclaimed documentary West Side Stories: The Making of a Classic.
Alexia Khadime (Miriam) has played leading roles in multiple West End musicals including: Elphaba in Stephen Schwartz’s Wicked; Nala in Disney’s The Lion King; Eponine in Les Misérables and Nabulungi in the original London cast of The Book of Mormon. Her additional theatre work includes: Welcome To Thebes (National Theatre); Ordinary Days (Trafalgar Studios); and Rita Marley in One Love: The Bob Marley Musical (Birmingham Rep).