They got us fully into the Christmas spirit(s) last year with an all-star concert staging of Alan Menken's musical version of Charles Dickens' A CHRISTMAS CAROL. Now London Musical Theatre Orchestra are back for two Sundays at the West End's Lyceum Theatre, with a new company of #StageFaves joining Robert Lindsay's Scrooge.
Full casting here...
London Musical Theatre Orchestra
Confirmed to star alongside previous names announced are: Olivier Award nominee Sophie-Louise Dann (Lend Me A Tenor / Made In Dagenham / Bend It Like Beckham The Musical / The Girls) as Mrs Fezziwig, Glenn Carter (Jersey Boys / Jesus Christ Superstar) as Marley, Nicolas Colicos (Kiss Me Kate / Mamma Mia! / The Producers) as Mr Fezziwig, Rebecca Lock (Mary Poppins / Mamma Mia!) as Mrs Cratchit and newcomer Cameron Potts as Fred Anderson / Young Scrooge.
Alongside the newly announced cast members,
The concert includes the LMTO Chorus comprising
Charles Dickens’ classic novel gets the full Broadway treatment by the award-winning team of Alan Menken (Beauty and the Beast / The Little Mermaid / Aladdin), Lynn Ahrens (Anastasia / Ragtime / Seussical) and Mike Ockrent (Crazy For You / Me and My Girl). This joyous musical extravaganza ran every Christmas for ten years at New York’s Madison Square Garden, where The New York Times called it “a tonic for adults, and for children a transfixing journey”.
The London Musical Theatre Orchestra is conducted by founder Freddie Tapner, who said:
“We’re delighted to announce our full cast today. I’m particularly excited that real-life husband and wife, Nicolas Colicos and Sophie-Louise Dann, will play Dickens’ famous married couple, Mr and Mrs Fezziwig. In total, there will be a company of over 60 performing this gorgeous Alan Menken score on the Lyceum Theatre stage. I can’t wait for our audience to hear the show!”