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Casting announced for Gershwin's Strike Up The Band at Upstairs at the Gatehouse

Casting news

CASTING has been announced for George and Ira Gershwin’s madcap musical Strike Up The Band, which runs at Upstairs at the Gatehouse from March 6 to March 31, 2019.

Richard Emerson plays Horace J. Fletcher, with recent credits including Chess at the ENO, Alain Boublil’s Manhattan Parisienne at the Other Palace and How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying at Wilton’s Music Hall.

He is joined by Paul Biggin (founding member of sketch group Late Night Gimp Fight), Beth Burrows (Looking for Gatsby, Sirens of the Silver Screen, The Lady With A Dog), Charlotte Christensen (The Divide, Old Vic Theatre; The Tempest, Iris Theatre), Robert Finlayson (Evita, world tour; The Phantom of the Opera, Her Majesty’s Theatre)…

…David Francis (Les Miserables, international tour; The Phantom of the Opera, Her Majesty’s Theatre), Sammy Graham (It’s Only Life, Aria Entertainment), Nicholas McBride (Code 2021, Secret Studio Lab), Adam Scott Pringle (Newsrevue, Canal Cafe Theatre) and Pippa Winslow (The Sound of Music, Bill Kenwright tour; Alan Turing – Guilty of Love, UK tour).

Strike Up The Band is directed by Mark Giesser.

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