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Casting announced for State Fair at Cadogan Hall

Wendi Peters, Emma Hatton and Richard Fleeshman will perform at the event

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Emma Hatton, Wendi Peters, Richard Fleeshman and Celinde Schoenmaker
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Casting has been announced for the London Musical Theatre Orchestra's first public concert - Rodgers and Hammerstein's State Fair.

The musical will be performed by Wendi Peters (Hatched ‘n' Dispatched), Richard Fleeshman (Urinetown), Emma Hatton (Wicked), Oliver Savile (Wicked) and Celinde Schoenmaker (The Phantom of the Opera).

State Fair features songs such as "It Might as Well Be Spring", "That's for Me" and "More Than Just a Friend". The production first opened on Broadway in 1996 and tells the story of the Frake family who visit the Iowa State Fair in the summer of 1946.

Under director Thom Southerland, the musical will be performed in London for the first time. LMTO was launched earlier this year, and is the first professional orchestra dedicated to musical theatre.

State Fair runs at Cadogan Hall on 6 November.