Cast for Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World musical world premiere announced
The new musical plucks icons from history
Casting has been revealed for new musical 'Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World''.
Inspired by the some of the greatest figures in history and inspired by Kate Pankhurst's award-winning picture book, the show opens on tour at MAST Mayflower Studios on 6 November 2021.
Appearing will be Jade Kennedy (Sacagawea/Frida Kahlo/Marie Curie), Renée Lamb (Amelia Earhart/Rosa Parks/Mary Seacole), Frances Mayli McCann (Emmeline Pankhurst/Agent Fifi/Miss Johnson), Christina Modestou (Gertrude Ederle/Jane Austen/Mary Anning/Anne Frank), Shakira Simpson, Fayth Ifil, Kayleen Nguema, Éva-Marie Saffrey and Nielle Springer.
The band features Audra Cramer on keys, Nicola T Chang on percussion / second keys and Abbie Finn on Drums.
Penned by Chris Bush and Miranda Cooper, and directed by Amy Hodge, the touring production will have set and costume design by Joanna Scotcher, choreography by Danielle Lecointe, lighting by Zoe Spourr, sound by Caroly Downing, casting by Rosie Pearson, orchestrations and music production by Jennifer Decilveo, live arrangements by Jen Green, musical direction by Audra Cramer, production management by Tamsin Rose and production and general management by Kenny Wax Family Entertainment.