Michael Xavier & Lucie Jones join Robert Lindsay for LMTO's A Christmas Carol

02 Nov
Posted in: Theatre News
Author: Staff
LMTO Christmas Carol casting...

The London Musical Theatre Orchestra are on a roll of phenomenal successes and their next production, A CHRISTMAS CAROL looks like it's going to continue the tradition. Michael Xavier, Lucie Jones and more fabulous #StageFaves will join Robert Lindsay (who is to play Scrooge) this December at the Lyceum Theatre...

Further casting has just been announced - Lucie Jones (Rent, Legally Blonde) plays Emily and the Ghost of Christmas Future: Hugh Maynard (Miss Saigon) is the Ghost of Christmas Present, Gemma Sutton (Gypsy) is the Ghost of Christmas Past and Michael Xavier (Sunset Boulevard) is Bob Cratchit. 

After sold-out performances last year, London Musical Theatre Orchestra return to the Lyceum with this musical based on Charles Dickens' festive classic, with music by Menken (Aladdin), lyrics by Lynn Ahrens (Ragtime), and a book by Ahrens and Mike Ockrent.

LMTO is an orchestra dedicated to musical theatre. The group was founded in June 2015 and has gone on to play concert versions of shows including Mack and Mabel, Candide and Honeymoon in Vegas, at venues across the capital from the Palladium to Cadogan Hall.London Musical Theatre Orchestra's concert version of A Christmas Carol sold out last year It is returning to the Lyceum Theatre in London for two performances only on 11th and 18th December.

It will again star award-winning actor Robert Lindsay as Ebeenezer Scrooge. Based on Charles Dickens' festive classic, A Christmas Carol has the full Broadway treatment with music by Alan Menken (Aladdin, The Little Mermaid), lyrics by Lynn Ahrens (Ragtime, Seussical), and a book by Ahrens and Mike Ockrent (Crazy For You, Me and My Girl).

The full cast is soon to be announced.