All Star Productions has revealed full details of the cast and creative team for the upcoming London stage premiere of Cole Porter’s Out of This World.
The show, which opens at Ye Olde Rose and Crown Theatre on 12 April, will star Cameron Bernard Jones, Rhiannon Moushall, Hugo Joss Catton, Ruth Betteridge, Megan Gilmartin, Adam Hepworth, Danny Becker and Katie Deacon. The ensemble cast is made up of Anto Buckley, Maria Brodmann, Chloe Tait, Austin Garrett, Dominic Scott and Amie Carter.
Director Randy Smartnick heads a creative team that includes musical director/orchestrator Aaron Clingham, choreographer Kate McPhee and lighting designer Sky Bembury. Casting is by Benjamin Newsome, Kate Gagan is the production manager and Angie Lawrence is the production assistant.
The musical comedy, which will play the Walthamstow venue from 12 until 30 April, is produced by Andrew Yon.
Continuing All Star Productions’ commitment to producing revivals of rarely produced musicals, Out of This World will be the second show in the company’s 2016 season. The first, The Kissing Dance, played the same venue last month and was nominated for seven Off West End awards.
Loosely based on a comedy by Roman playwright Plautus, Out Of This World has music and lyrics by the legendary Porter and a book by Dwight Taylor and Reginald Lawrence.
The show debuted on Broadway in 1950 where it played for 157 performances, it received its UK stage premiere in 2004 at the Chichester Festival Theatre.