Strictly Come Dancing’s Kevin Clifton will be reunited with his Rock Of Ages co-star Rhiannon Chesterman when The Wedding Singer plays a limited season at London’s newly opened Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre from 30 January until 1 March 2020.
Based on the 1998 Hollywood Blockbuster film of the same name starring Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore, The Wedding Singer features music from the Tony Award nominated composer of Elf the Musical and The Prom Matthew Sklar, lyrics by Chad Begeulin and a book by Beguelin and Tim Herlihy.
Joining the previously announced Kevin Clifton as Robbie Hart is Rhiannon Chesterman as Julia. Chesterman and Clifton previously starred together on the 2018 and 2019 UK tour of Rock of Ages. Chesterman’s previous theatre credits include the West End production of Mrs Henderson presents at the Noël Coward Theatre and Theatre Royal Bath. She has also previously starred in the UK tours of Grease and Hairspray.
Chesterman and Clifton are joined by Erin Bell as Linda (UK tour of Rock of Ages), Andrew Carthy (Charlie and The Chocolate Factory at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane and UK tours of Rock of Ages and Wedding Singer) as George, Sandra Dickinson (Singin’ in the Rain at the Palace Theatre) as Rosie, Ashley Emerson (Wedding Singer 2018 UK tour) as Sammy, Jonny Fines (An Officer and a Gentleman UK tour, Annie at the Piccadilly Theatre West End and UK tour) as Glen and Tara Verloop (UK tour of Club Tropicana) as Holly.
They will be joined by Simon Anthony, Andy Brady, Jordan Crouch, Vanessa Grace Lee, Paris Green, Lori Haley Fox, Morgan Jackson, Aimee Moore, Nathan Ryles and Ellie Seaton.
The Wedding Singer is directed and choreographed by Nick Winston, designed by Francis O’Connor, lighting design is by Ben Cracknell, sound design is by Ben Harrison, musical supervision is by Sarah Travis, orchestration is by George Dyer, casting director is Jim Arnold CDG and associate director and choreographer is Ryan-Lee Seager.