UK premiere of Miracle on 34th Street to tour from November
A new stage adaptation of the classic Christmas film will open in Hayes on 11 November
This festive season will see the UK premiere of Miracle on 34th Street, an adaptation of the classic Christmas film, which will tour the UK from 11 November 2013.
Based on the 1947 motion picture, Miracle on 34th Street is the heart-warming story of Susan, a young girl who dreams of a father and brother to make her family whole, and Kris Kringle, a kindly old bearded man who claims he is the real Santa Claus. When employed as a Santa at a department store grotto, Kris quickly spreads a wave of love through New York City, but can he help make Susan's wish come true?
The cast features Genevieve Nicole (A Chorus Line, Chicago) as Doris, Dan Fletcher (Rock of Ages, Peter Pan a Musical) as Fred, Poppy Carter (The Piper, The Children's Hour) as Susan and introduces James Murphy as Kris Kringle.
The cast also features Caroline Bateson, David Kristopher Brown, Paul Cleveland, Lorraine Graham, Charlotte Jeffery, Inez Mackenzie, Stuart Matthews, Shaun McCourt, Gary Roe, Brett Shiels and Ellen Verenieks.
Miracle on 34th Street is directed by Nicola Samer and choreographed by Richard Jones, with musical direction by Tom Turner and design by David Shields. It is produced by Kylie Vilcins for Paul Taylor- Mills Ltd.
The production opens at the Beck Theatre, Hayes on 11 November 2013 before touring to venues including Croydon, Wolverhampton, Windsor, Birmingham, Windsor, Oxford and Norwich.