In rehearsal: 42nd Street - 5th to 9th November 2019

Welcome to this behind the scenes look at Green Room Productions where rehearsals for 42nd Street are well underway.

Here is a little taster of what to expect with our fabulous cast led by Lucy Jayne Buckley as Peggy Sawyer, Philip Halpin as Julian Marsh, Julie Lilley as Dorothy Brock and Matt Fowler as Billy Lawlor.  Also featured are Sophie Sawtell (Maggie Jones), Paul St James (Bert Barry), Gareth Edwards (Andy Lee), Lucy Wicks (Lorraine Fleming), Claire Andrews (Phyllis Dale), Charlotte Louise Humphreys (Anytime Annie), Howard Wright (Mac), Dereck Cross (Abner Dillon), Alastair Woodgate (Pat Denning) and Tom Knowles (Oscar). All other parts are played by the ensemble of Zachary Barber, David Barton, John Issac, Kirsty Ellis-Hall, Alice May Erman, Kat Jackson, Heather Jordan, Michelle Loader, Chris Lucas, Will Navesey, Sue Neilson, Mandy Orchard, Lauren Jane Price, Jemma Puri, Jennifer Richards, Beckie Rowley, Sandra Rowley, Terry Salkeld and Katrina Stokes.

Make sure you turn up the volume to hear the fantastic tapping!

Green Room's 42nd Street is directed by John Hebden.  John is well known to our audiences having directed many of our previous productions including our last show Seven Brides for Seven Brothers.  For 42nd Street John will be joined by choreographer Paula Bland and musical director Tony Rickard.  Paula choreographed Green Room's production of Zorro the Musical in 2017. Tony returns after a short break having previously worked with us on Made In Dagenham, White Christmas, Love Story and The Boy Friend amongst many others.  Set design is, once again, by Alastair Woodgate.

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Turn up the volume to hear those taps!

Previously: May 2019 - Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

After staging several new releases and some lesser known titles, Green Room presented the 2007 revised version of this much loved show.

With direction by John Hebden and choreography by Claire Andrews, Green Room's 2019 production was very well received by our sold out audiences.  The team was completed by Keith Willis as Musical Director and resident set designer (and Chairman of Green Room) Alastair Woodgate. 

The photographs show the Seven Brides cast, including Stephen Brannan as Adam Pontipee and Jemma Puri as his bride Milly Brandon, hard at work during rehearsals.  The brothers were played by Gareth Edwards (Benjamin), Chris Lucas (Caleb), David Barton (Daniel), Rory Widger (Ephraim), Frank (Lorenzo Culora) and Henry Martin (Gideon) with their respective brides played by Holly Macer (Dorcas Hoallum), Tamsin Goodwin-Connelly (Ruth Sander), Rachael Timberlake (Liza Perkins), Kirsty Ellis-Hall (Martha Bixby), Caroline Fitch (Sarah Nichols) and Bonnie Widger (Alice Elcott), The brides' rejected suitors were played by Will Smith (Nathan), Sam Buckingham (Luke), David Morgan (Matt), Will Navesey (Joel), Ruaridh Macphee (Zeke) and Louis Shortt (Jeb) supported by an ensemble of townsfolk played by Michelle Loader, Terry Salkeld, Rhonda Tipple, Howard Wright, Paul St James, Heather Jordan, Leo Gibbons, Georgina Sanders, John Issac, Sophie Sawtell, Nick Partington, Sue Neilson, Julie Lilley, Mary Richardson, Beckie Rowley and Katrina Stokes.

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