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Brooklyn the Musical - casting announced

The cast of Brooklyn the Musical

Casting news

CASTING has been is announced for the European premiere of Broadway musical Brooklyn the Musical, which runs at Greenwich Theatre from Friday, September 27 to Saturday, October 19, 2019.

The line up includes Hiba Elchikhe (as Brooklyn), Emily-Mae (Paradice), Sabrina Aloueche (Faith), John Addison (Taylor), Andrew Patrick-Walker (Streetsinger) and Jodie Beth Meyer (Alternate Brooklyn).

The cast will perform together in public for the first time at 3pm this Sunday (June 23) at West End Live in Trafalgar Square.

With book, lyrics, and music by Mark Schoenfeld and Barri McPherson, Brooklyn the Musical is a story within a story. On the outside, a band of soulful street singers and storytellers sharing a story from their lives. And their story: a young Parisian coming to America to search for fame and the Father she never knew. Her only clue, her name…. Brooklyn.

With a brilliant mix of pop, rock and soul, including the famous song, Once Upon A Time, these stories interweave to create a musical that is a touching and inspiring sidewalk-fairy tale.

Hiba Elchikhe played Princess Jasmine in Disney’s Aladdin and is about to star in the premiere of Fiver at Southwark Playhouse.

Emily-Mae was Ulla in The Producers at The Royal Exchange, Manchester.

Sabrina Aloueche played Scaramouche for four years in the West End production of We Will Rock You (Dominion Theatre), and Eponine, in Les Miserables (Queen’s Theatre).

John Addison is currently playing Theo in School of Rock in the West End. His other leading roles include Sam Wheat in Ghost, Henry in The Go-Between (West End) and Jojo in The Life (Southwark Playhouse).

Andrew Patrick-Walker will next be seen in Jerry Springer – The Opera at Manchester’s Hope Mill Theatre, where he also appeared in Hair. He was 1st cover Blake in Bat Out of Hell – The Musical (London Coliseum/Ed Mirvish Theatre, Toronto).

Jodie Beth Meyer was in Tell me on a Sunday at The Watermill and UK Tour and Les Miserables in Concert.

Read more about Brooklyn the Musical.