Mark Crossland – CARRIE

Mark Crossland is the musical director on Carrie at the Southwark Playhouse.

Twenty-seven years after first wreaking havoc, the world’s most talked about Broadway musical is coming to London. A taunted and terrified seventeen-year-old misfit, Carrie White has a burning secret… a secret that will eventually ignite her revenge.

This co-production between Bill Kenwright Ltd and Paul Taylor-Mills will run  from May 1st – 30th May. Press Night is Wednesday May 6th.

To find out more about Carrie, please click here.

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Cassidy Little – EXPLOSION

Cassidy Little can next be seen performing in Jay Markwick’s new show West End show, Explosion at the Lyric Theatre on 27th April 2015.

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Bevan Celestine – I WISH TO DIE SINGING

Bevan Celestine will be appearing in I Wish To Die Singing: Voices Of The Armenian Genocide at the Finborough.

Commemorating the exact centenary of the deportations that began the Armenian Genocide, I Wish To Die Singing is a controversial documentary drama uncovering the forgotten secrets and atrocities of a denied genocide – featuring eye-witness reportage, images, music, poetry from Armenia’s greatest poets, and verbatim survivors testimonies from one of the greatest historical injustices of all time.

Directed by Tommo Fowler and written by Neil McPherson, I Wish To Die Singing will run at the Finborough from 21st April- 16th May.

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Simon Mokhele – ENCOUNTERS

Simon Mokhele is currently in rehearsals for Encounters at the Hampton Court Palace.

This site specific immersive production has been commissioned by the Royal Palaces to celebrate the 500th anniversary of Hampton Court Palace. This is the next project from associate director Deborah Shaw following the success of the Poppies At The Tower exhibition. Encounters will be performed by a company of fifteen actors in a series of micro-plays from award winning playwright Elizabeth Kuti.

Encounters is directed by Pia Furtado and Deborah Shaw and will run at Hampton Court from 3rd April- 31st August.

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Jenny Gayner – Kilworth House Theatre

Jenny Gayner will be appearing at the Kilworth House Theatre this summer in Singin’ In The Rain and Legally Blonde.

In Singin’ In The Rain, Jenny will be appearing as Lina Lamont, the silent star with the disastrous voice. Based on one of the world’s best-loved movies the show features all the songs from the glorious MGM score including: Good Morning, Make ‘em Laugh, Moses Supposes and the classic Singin’ in the Rain.

She will then transform into fitness guru Brooke Wyndham, who is accused of murdering her husband in Legally Blonde. Winner of seven major awards including the coveted Best Musical 2011 (Olivier Awards) Legally Blonde is an all singing, all dancing romantic comedy which follows Elle Woods, a sorority girl who enrolls at Harvard Law School to win back her ex-boyfriend.

Both productions will be directed by Mitch Sebastian this summer and you can book tickets here.

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Cassidy Little wins BBC’s The People’s Strictly for Comic Relief

Cassidy Little has been named as the first champion of The People’s Strictly for Comic Relief. The result was announced live on Comic Relief on Friday 13th March.

Cassidy, who lost a leg whilst serving as a Royal Marine on a tour to Afghanistan wowed the audience with professional partner Natalie Lowe, as they performed an incredible Paso Doble, receiving four ’10s’ from the judges.

He has recently finished filming an episode of Doctors which will air later this year.

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