The View UpStairs musical at the Soho Theatre: first look photos

The new musical, based on a true event, has its UK premiere in Soho

The View UpStairs cast
The View UpStairs cast
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The View UpStairs has its UK premiere at the Soho Theatre this week, and production images have been released offering a first look at the piece.

The production is directed by Jonathan O'Boyle and features an all-star cast including Tyrone Huntley, Andy Mientus, Declan Bennett, Victoria Hamilton-Barritt, Cedric Neal and John Partridge. They are joined by Carly Mercedes Dyer, Gary Lee, Joseph Prouse and Derek Hagen.

The piece follows Wes, a young fashion designer who buys an abandoned space that was formerly a '70s gay bar, burned down in an arson attack that killed 32 people decades earlier.

The musical is written by Max Vernon and has choreography by Fabian Aloise, musical direction by Bob Broad, set and costume design by Lee Newby, lighting by Nic Farman, sound by Adam Fisher and casting by Will Burton.