The Prince of Egypt has announced Olivier Award-winner Clive Rowe will be joining the hit musical as Jethro, taking the role over from Gary Wilmot who appears in Anything Goes at the Barbican this summer.
DreamWorks Animation’s five-star musical adaptation of the film of the same name is set to resume performances in the West End at the Dominion Theatre from 1 July. The performer will be taking over the role from this date until 16 October.
Clive Rowe is best-known for his roles across stage and screen, including Carousel and Guys and Dolls, plus the award-winning The Story of Tracy Beaker series.
The Prince of Egypt features a cast and orchestra of almost 60 artists, and the show includes Stephen Schwartz’s acclaimed score with songs such as the Academy Award-winner “When You Believe”.
Journey through the wonders of Ancient Egypt as two young men, raised as brothers in a kingdom of privilege, find themselves divided by a hidden past. One must rule as Pharaoh, whilst the other will rise up and free his true people. Both have a destiny that will change history forever.
Cast features Luke Brady as Moses, Liam Tamne as Ramses, Christine Allado as Tzipporah, Alexia Khadime as Miriam, Joe Dixon as Seti, Debbie Kurup as Tuya, Clive Rowe as Jesthro, Mercedesz Csampi as Yocheved, Adam Pearce as Hotep, Tanisha Spring as Nefertari and Silas Wyatt-Barke as Aaron.
The musical features music and lyrics by Schwartz, book by Philip LaZebnik, direction by Scott Schwartz, choreography by Sean Cheesman, set design by Kevin Depinet, costume design by Ann Hould-Ward, lighting design by Mike Billings, sound design by Gareth Owen, projection design 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 David Rose, casting by Jim Arnold CDG and children’s casting by Verity Naughton CDG.
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