Youngsters is doing at New Wimbledon Theatre
Four students from the Stagecoach theatre school in Wimbledon takes centre phase into the hit West End and Broadway creation of Shrek the Musical at brand new Wimbledon Theatre this month.
Lucille Lee Redman, Kayla Ng, Scarlett Nunes and Millie Cook sailed through auditions organised because of the Stagecoach department, to secure a number of the leading components. Lucille and Kayla will play youthful Fionas and Scarlett and Millie will play youthful Shrek/Grumpy.
The UK and Ireland journey of Shrek the Musical is directed by Nigel Harman just who starred as Lord Farquaad into the western End manufacturing at Theatre Royal Drury Lane, winning him the 2012 Laurence Olivier Award for Best Performance in an encouraging part in a music. The tv show is operating at brand new Wimbledon Theatre from Wednesday (January 20) until January 31.
Stagecoach Theatre Arts Wimbledon Principal, Jennie Graham-Roberts stated: “The students are pleased to be performing when you look at the tv show. All of them love the movie and additionally they had been positively ecstatic to discover they’d arrived the functions within the music. The students have trained very difficult in the last year and also this is a good incentive for many their particular efforts.”
Lucille Lee (remaining), pupil at Stagecoach Wimbledon stated: “Finding out I’d got part was among happiest times of my life. Rehearsals were much enjoyable and performing on such a big stage for the first time will be amazing.”
Scarlett Nunes (right) included: “We all feel truly fortunate having this chance and would like to thank our parents, teachers and Stagecoach for several their particular assistance.”
The storyline follows an unlikely hero along with his faithful steed Donkey because they embark on a quest to save the wonderful Princess Fiona from a fire-breathing dragon. Add the diminutive Lord Farquaad, a gang of fairytale misfits, and a biscuit with mindset, and also you’ve got the biggest, brightest musical comedy around.
Alongside the Wimbledon students, Shrek the music stars Dean Chisnall as beloved swamp-dwelling ogre ‘Shrek’, the role he previously played inside western End, Faye Brookes as damsel in distress ‘Princess Fiona’, Idriss Kargbo as Shrek’s wisecracking sidekick ‘Donkey’ and Gerard Carey as pint-sized villain ‘Lord Farquaad’.
Lucille, Kayla, Scarlett and Millie will likely to be accompanied by the full business of fairy-tale characters including Bronté Barbé, Nikki Bentley, Jennifer Caldwell, Candace Furbert, Steffan Harri, will likely Haswell, James Lacey, Mia Lincoln, Rory Maguire, Neil Moors, Jenny O’Leary, Georgina Parkinson, Ryan Reid, Leo Roberts, Jacqui Sanchez, Oliver Tester, James Winter, Kerry Winter and Kevin Yates.