News: Standing At The Sky’s Edge New Trailer

March 14, 2024
News: Standing At The Sky’s Edge New Trailer

Standing at the Sky’s Edge is now playing at the Gillian Lynne Theatre until the 3rd August 2024, today a new trailer has been released.

Written as a love letter to Sheffield and the city’s iconic Park Hill Estate, this 2023 Olivier Award-winning ‘Best New Musical’ is directed by the Sheffield Theatres’ Artistic Director, Robert Hastie and features sings by the legendary Sheffield singer-songwriter Richard Hawley. With book by Chris Bush, Standing at the Sky’s Edge charts the hopes and dreams of three generations over the course of six decades, navigating universal themes of love, loss and survival.

The cast includes Jonathan Andre playing the role of Max, Elizabeth Ayodele playing the role of Joy, Jonathon Bentley playing the role of Gary, Mya Fox-Scott playing the role of Jenny,  Joel Harper-Jackson playing the role of Harry, Sharlene Hector playing the role of Grace, Samuel Jordan reprising the role of Jimmy, Rachael Louise Miller reprising the role of Cathy, Mel Lowe playing the role of Connie, David McKechnie reprising the role of Joe/Workman, Baker Mukasa reprising the role of George, Alastair Natkiel reprising the role of Marcus, Laura Pitt-Pulford playing the role of Poppy, Adam Price reprising the role of Charles, Lauryn Redding playing the role of Nikki, Nicola Sloane reprising the role of Vivienne, Lillie-Pearl Wildman playing the role of Justine, Rachael Wooding reprising the role of Rose.

They are joined by Monique Ashe-Palmer, Adam Colbeck-Dunn, Viquichele Cross, Jamie Doncaster, Caroline Fitzgerald, Jerome Lincoln, Sean McLevy and Karen Wilkinson.

The young company completing the cast are, Alayna Anderson, Luca Foster-Lejeune, Renee Hart, Eric Madgwick, Chioma Nduka, and Sam Stocks.

Robert Hastie is joined by set and costume designer, Ben Stones; choreographer, Lynne Page; orchestrator and arranger, originating music supervisor, Tom Deering; lighting designer, Mark Henderson; sound designer, Bobby Aitken; wigs, hair and make-up designer, Cynthia De La Rosa, casting director, Stuart Burt CDG, children’s casting director, Chloe Blake, dialect coaches Michaela Kennen and Shereen Ibrahim. Associate director is Elin Schofield, associate choreographer is Thomas Herron, musical director and associate music supervisor is Alex Beetschen, associate sound designer is Jonas Roebuck and associate costume designer is Sally Wilson.

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