Director Jude Kelly (Singin' in the Rain, Olivier Award 'Outstanding Musical Production') and choreographer Stephen Mear (Olivier Award-winner with Matthew Bourne for Mary Poppins) stage the first ever London revival of Leonard Bernstein's 'New York, New York' musical. The production, a unique and major collaboration between ENO and some of the finest international musical theatre and opera artists, features a cast of 57 and a 48-piece orchestra.
ON THE TOWN is set in 1940's New York. 3 sailors on shore leave (Adam Garcia, Timothy Howar and Aaron Lazar) embark on the biggest adventure of their lives with just 24 hours to find fun and romance in the world's most exciting city.
Cast of 57 (in alphabetical order): Lucy Anderson, Helen Anker, EJ Boyle, Morag Boyle, Chloë Campbell, Rodney Clarke, Stuart Dawes, Janine Duvitski, Tom Dwyer, David Dyer, Adam Garcia, Bob J Harms, Julia Hinchcliffe, Nick Holmes, Timothy Howar, Stori James, Alison Jiear, Graeme Lauren, Aaron Lazar, Rebecca Lee, Jane McMurtrie, Richard Mitchell, Claire Mitcher, Jo Morris, Caroline O'Connor, Darragh O'Leary, Alexis Owen-Hobbs, Amy Ellen Richardson, Lucy Schaufer,Craig Scott, Nick Searle, Andrew Shore, Lorraine Stewart, Sylvia Syms, Tristan Temple, Willard W. White, Lee William-Davis, Greg Winter, Liam Wrate, Danielle Young and 17 additional ENO chorus members.
London Coliseum, St Martin's Lane, Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 4ES. 17 performances in repertory from March 5 May 24 2005. Information and online booking: www.eno.org/onthetown
Photos by Sarah Lee