News: Wendi Peters and Bill Ward lead UK tour of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

July 19, 2021
News: Wendi Peters and Bill Ward lead UK tour of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Stars of stage and screen Wendi Peters (BIG the Musical) and Bill Ward (Everybody’s Talking About Jamie) are set to lead a UK tour of a thrilling new adaptation of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.

The production is set to run from 30 September to 4 December.

Washington Irving’s classic tale has been adapted by acclaimed playwright Philip Meeks, and sees one of the most terrifying monsters from the horror canon released on stage – the Headless Horseman.

This edge-of-the-seat experience will tour theatres across the UK later this year.

With Hallowmas fast approaching, Sleepy Hollow simmers with anticipation. Arriving as the new teacher, Ichabod Crane finds himself embroiled in the secrets and unsettling traditions of the locals. However, all is not as it seems. When disturbing events overwhelm the small town, he finds himself swept up in a dangerous mystery which leaves him doubting his own sanity.

Transforming the American Dream into the American Gothic, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow unleashes terror on the stage, in a heart-pounding visual masterpiece directed by Jake Smith, with illusions by Filipe J. Carvalho.

This production has allowed an incredible ensemble of actors to viscerally and inventively bring the Hollow to life. Creatives include designer Amy Watts, lighting designer Jason Addison and sound designer Sam Glossop, with movement by Chris Cuming.

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