Smash-hit musical The Prince of Egypt, based on the DreamWorks Animation classic of the same name, is set to resume performances at the West End’s Dominion Theatre from 1 July 2021. The Grammy-nominated musical is currently booking until 8 January 2022.
For the safety of audiences, and to comply with government guidelines, performances from Thursday 1 July to Saturday 4 September will take place with social distancing. Shows from Monday 6 September are due to operate with social contact removed – provided it stays in line with government advice.
The epic production will be fully-staged featuring almost 60 artists.
The Prince of Egypt opened to critical acclaim, with the Original Cast Recording receiving a 2021 Grammy Award nomination for Best Musical Theatre Album.
Based on the hit film, the musical takes place in 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 whilst the other must find his true people.
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, Mercedesz Csampai as Yocheved, Adam Pearce as Hotep, Tanisha Spring as Nefertari and Silas Wyatt-Barke as Aaron.
The Prince of Egypt features music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin, Godspell) and book by Philip LaZebnik, plus ten new songs by Schwartz, together with five of his acclaimed songs from the DreamWorks Animation film.
The production is directed by Scott Schwartz with 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 Dave Rose and casting by Jim Arnold CDG, with children’s casting by Verity Naughton CDG.
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