News: The Prince of Egypt to play to full capacity from 23 July

July 19, 2021
News: The Prince of Egypt to play to full capacity from 23 July
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Hit West End musical The Prince of Egypt to revert to full capacity from 23 July, with stringent hygiene and covid-secure protocols in place.

Based on the classic DreamWorks Animation film, the smash-hit musical will revert back to a full audience this week. Following the current temporary suspension of performances due to the government track and trace legislation, the production is set to play three socially distanced performances on Wednesday 21 July and Thursday 22 July before reverting to full capacity.

The production will continue to maintain stringent hygiene and COVID-secure audience protocols throughout the venue (including timed arrivals, increased airflow and the expected and recommended wearing of face coverings).

The production was previously due to continue socially distanced audiences until 4 September 2021.

In a joint statement, producers DreamWorks TheatricalsMichael McCabe and Neil Laidlaw said: “In adherence of the latest UK Government advice and concurrently with all other West End theatres, we will now begin reverting to full capacity audiences. In order to maintain the maximum safety and comfort of our audiences, and to best protect the Dominion Theatre’s fantastic frontline staff, we will be maintaining stringent hygiene protocols and COVID-secure measures throughout the venue, including timed arrivals and increased airflow. The wearing of face coverings by audiences will be expected and recommended, unless medically exempt. All staff interacting with the public will be wearing face coverings. In the meantime, we’d like to thank our incredible audiences who have so effusively welcomed The Prince of Egypt back to the West End and for all the messages received by the Dominion Theatre praising the exemplary safety protocols already in operation.”

Cast includes 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 Jethro, Mercedesz Csampai as Yocheved, Adam Pearce as Hotep, Tanisha Spring as Nefertari and Silas Wyatt-Barke as Aaron.

Further cast includes Simbi AkandeCasey Al-ShaqsyJoe AtkinsonDanny Becker, Felipe BejaranoPàje CampbellCatherine CornwallAdam FilipeSoophia ForoughiNatalie GreenJack Harrison-CooperKalene JeansChristian KnightJessica LeeOliver LidertDaniel LuizJay MarshScott MauriceCarly MilesAlice ReadieSamuel Sarpong-BroniChristopher ShortMolly SmithRicardo WalkerDanny WilliamsNiko Wirachman and Sasha Woodward together with young performers Cian Eagle-ServiceMaiya EastmondJersey Blu GeorgiaTaylor JenkinsMia LakhaGeorge Menezes CuttsIman Pabani and Vishal Soni.

Orchestra features musical director Dave Rose, Mark Collins (associate musical director, keyboards), 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 (trumpet, flugelhorn), Duncan FullerDavid McQueen (horns) John Gregson (guitars), Murdoch MacDonald (percussion) and Dan Ellis (drums).

The Prince of Egypt is a musical adaptation based on the classic DreamWorks Animation film, and features a score by Stephen Schwartz, including Academy Award-winning song “When You Believe”.

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