Steel Pier, John Kander
and Fred Ebb
's high-energy dance musical about life in 1930s Atlantic City, is currently playing its first professional European staging at London's Union Theatre. Phantom of the Opera veteran Sarah Galbraith stars as Rita Racine, a dancer who sets out to leave the dance marathon circuit amid the city's romance and deceit. Get a first look at Galbraith and the rest of the cast in the photos below!
Paul Taylor-Mills directs the production, with Richard Jones serving as choreographer. In addition to Galbraith, the musical stars Jay Rincon, Aimie Atkinson, Ian Knauer, Ian Kirton, Samuel Parker, Clare Louise Connolly, Brett Shiels, Amy Anzel, Rob Lines, Lisa-Anne Wood, Ben Beard, Louise Roberts, Natalie Douglas, Eithne Bryan, Connor Macnamara, Sheila Grant, Simon Mayhew and Rebecca Orwell.
The original production of Steel Pier opened on April 24, 1997 and was nominated for 11 Tony Awards. Scott Ellis directed a cast that included Debra Monk, Karen Ziemba, Gregory Harrison, Joel Blum, Daniel McDonald and Kristin Chenoweth (in her Broadway debut!).
Photo Credit: Roy Tan
Jay Rincon as Bill Kelly, Sarah Galbraith as Rita Racine
The whole cast and Ian Knauer as Mick Hamilton
Aimie Atkinson as Shelby Stevens
The Cast of STEEL PIER