News: The Prince of Egypt to play final performance in January

October 4, 2021
News: The Prince of Egypt to play final performance in January
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Smash-hit musical The Prince of Egypt is set to play its final West End performance at the Dominion Theatre on 8 January 2022. Three extra matinees have also been added on 20, 21 and 28 December.

Based on the classic DreamWorks Animation film of the same name, the show has been seen by an incredible 180,000 people. Telling an inspiring tale of resilience and hope, the cast and orchestra feature more than 60 artists, making it one of the largest productions in the West End.

Cast includes Luke Brady as MosesLiam Tamne as RamsesChristine Allado as TzipporahAlexia Khadime as MiriamJoe Dixon as SetiDebbie Kurup as TuyaClive Rowe as JethroMercedesz Csampai as YochevedAdam Pearce as HotepNardia Ruth as Nefertari and Silas Wyatt-Barke as Aaron.

Further cast includes Simbi AkandeCasey Al-ShaqsyJordan AndertonJoe AtkinsonDanny Becker, Felipe BejaranoPàje CampbellCatherine CornwallAdam FilipeSoophia ForoughiNatalie GreenJack Harrison-CooperKalene JeansChristian KnightJessica LeeOliver LidertDaniel LuizJay MarshScott MauriceCarly MilesAlice ReadieSamuel Sarpong-BroniChristopher ShortMolly SmithMarco VenturiniRicardo WalkerNiko Wirachman and Sasha Woodward.

Young performers include Chenai BroadbentCian Eagle-ServiceMaiya EastmondJersey Blu GeorgiaTaylor JenkinsMia LakhaGeorge Menezes CuttsIman Pabani and Vishal Soni.

Current company member Oliver Lidert will play the role of Jethro from 18 October 2021, with Marco Venturini and young performer Chenai Broadbent also joining the company.

Orchestra features Dave Rose (Musical Director); Mark Collins (Associate Musical DirectorKeyboards); Nina Foster/Fiona McCapra (job share), Sonya FairbairnPenny AinscowSebastian Rudnicki (Violins); Fiona Davies (Viola); Magda Pietraszewska (Cello); Rory Dempsey (Bass); Rupert Widdows (Woodwind); Tony Cross (TrumpetFlugelhorn); Duncan FullerDavid McQueen (Horns); John Gregson (Guitars); Murdoch MacDonald (Percussion) and Dan Ellis (Drums).

The Stage Management team is Debra Tidd (Company Stage Manager); Dominique Pierre-Louis (Stage Manager); Ryan Quelch (Deputy Stage Manager); Nuri ChangCharlotte Johnson (Assistant Stage Managers/Book Cover); Simon HumphrisChrissie Huxford and Tracey Farrell (Assistant Stage Managers).

Journey through the wonders of Ancient Egypt as two young men, raised together as brothers in a kingdom of privilege, find themselves suddenly divided by a secret past. One must rule as Pharaoh, the other must rise up and free his true people; both face a destiny that will change history forever.

The Prince of Egypthas music and lyrics by multi-Grammy® and Academy Award®-winner Stephen Schwartz (WickedGodspell), a book by Philip LaZebnik (MulanPocahontas) and features 10 new songs written by Schwartz.

The musical is directed by Scott Schwartz, with choreography by Sean Cheesman; set designs by Kevin Depinet; costume designs by Ann Hould-Ward; lighting design by Mike Billings; sound design by Gareth Owen; projection designs by Jon Driscoll; illusions by Chris Fisher; wigs, hair and makeup design by Campbell Young Associates; orchestrations by August Eriksmoen; musical supervision and arrangements by Dominick Amendum; musical direction by Dave Rose; casting by Jim Arnold CDG and children’s casting by Verity Naughton CDG.

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