What's New Pussycat? musical: watch the cast in their sitzprobe
The new musical opens in Birmingham, with its first preview tonight
It has its first performance tonight, and now you can have a delve inside the sitzprobe for the new musical What's New Pussycat?!
Featuring both the music of Tom Jones and the story of Henry Fielding's novel The History of Tom Jones (both have the same name in common), the show plays until 14 November at the Birmingham Rep.
Numbers in the show include "Green, Green Grass of Home", "It's Not Unusual", "Leave Your Hat On", "Delilah", "Mama Told Me Not To Come", "Sex Bomb" and, if it even needed saying, "What's New Pussycat?".
The cast includes Dominic Andersen as Tom Jones, Bronté Barbé as Mary Western, Ashley Campbell as Mr Partridge, Julius D'Silva as Lord Allworthy, Rebekah Hinds as The Girl in the Polka Dot Dress, Harry Kershaw as William Blifil, Kelly Price as Lady Bellaston and Melanie Walters as Mrs Western.
Tom Francis, Naomi Katiyo, Lemuel Knights, David Mairs-McKenzie, Lisa Mathieson, Fallon Mondlane, Jena Pandya, Nathan Rigg, Owen Saward and Carrie Willis will make up the ensemble.
Appearing in the creative team Luke Sheppard (director), Arlene Phillips (choreographer) Matt Brind (musical supervisor/orchestrator), Jon Bausor (set design), Janet Bird (costume design), Akhila Krishnan (video design), Gareth Owen (sound design), Howard Hudson (lighting design), Annelie Powell CDG (casting director), Dale White (associate choreographer), Priya Patel Appleby (assistant director) and Josh Sood (musical Director).