The Prince of Egypt in the West End: Meet the cast and have a first listen to performances
Stephen Schwartz himself performed a new number from the show – you can watch a special recording of "When You Believe" below
The Prince of Egypt had an official launch in the West End, and WhatsOnStage was there to have a first listen to new numbers from the show as well as classics featured in the DreamWorks Animation film about the life of Moses as he escapes Egypt.
Leading the cast of the show are Luke Brady as Moses, Liam Tamne as Ramses, Christine Allado as Tzipporah, Alexia Khadime as Miriam with Joe Dixon as Seti, Debbie Kurup as Queen Tuya, Gary Wilmot as Jethro, Adam Pearce as Hotep, Tanisha Spring as Nefertari and Silas Wyatt-Barke as Aaron.
You can watch our interview with the cast, creatives and producers here:
The show has music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and a book by Philip LaZebnik, with direction by Scott Schwartz and is choreographed by Sean Cheesman with set design by Kevin Depinet, costume design by Ann Hould-Ward, lighting design by Mike Billings, sound design by Gareth Owen, projection design by Jon Driscoll and illusion design by Chris Fisher.
Orchestrations are from August Eriksmoen with musical supervision and arrangements by Dominick Amendum, musical direction by Dave Rose and casting by Jim Arnold.
The piece begins previews at the Dominion Theatre on 5 February 2020, with opening night on 25 February.
The musical features ten new songs by Schwartz as well as songs from the original film including "When You Believe", "Deliver Us" and "All I Ever Wanted". You can watch a number of performances below, including Schwartz performing a new number.