As the excitement builds for the West End premiere production of The Prince Of Egypt, previewing at London’s Dominion Theatre from 5 February 2020, Stage Door Joe attends the launch for the much-anticipated Stephen Schwartz musical and catches up with all the stars. Are you ready to journey behind the ‘miracle’?
Stage Door Joe went along to meet the cast and company of The Prince Of Egypt at the London press launch which featured some awesome performances from the whole cast (including Luke Brady, Liam Tamne, Christine Allado and Alexia Khadime) plus contributions from composer Stephen Schwartz and director Scott Schwartz. There is some super video to come but you can view a selection of the images above and below.
Officially opening on 25 February 2020 and running until 12 September, the brand-new stage musical has music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Godspell) and a book by Philip LaZebnik (Mulan, Pocahontas), based on the celebrated DreamWorks Animation film
The previously announced Luke Brady (Moses), Liam Tamne (Ramses), Christine Allado (Tzipporah), Alexia Khadime (Miriam), Joe Dixon (Seti), Debbie Kurup (Queen Tuya), Gary Wilmot (Jethro), Adam Pearce (Hotep), Tanisha Spring (Nefertari) and Silas Wyatt-Barke (Aaron) will be joined by Mercedesz Csampai (Yocheved), Simbi Akande, Casey Al-Shaqsy, Joe Atkinson, Danny Becker, Felipe Bejarano, Pàje Campbell, Adam Filipe, Soophia Foroughi, Natalie Green, Jack Harrison-Cooper, Rachael Ireson, Kalene Jeans, Christian Knight, Jessica Lee, Oliver Lidert, Jay Marsh, Scott Maurice, Carly Miles, Sam Oladeinde, Alice Readie, Christopher Short, Ricardo Walker, Danny Williams, Niko Wirachman and Sasha Woodward.
The Prince Of Egypt is directed by Scott Schwartz with choreography by Sean Cheesman. The musical 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’ (which was a global hit for Whitney Houston and Mariah Carey as well as a UK chart-topping winner’s single for The X Factor).