Top Hat is currently booking at the Aldwych Theatre
until 28 September 2013. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the production below.
Charlotte Gooch has joined the cast to play Dale Tremont alongside Tom Chambers who continues in the role of Jerry Travers until 2 February 2013. Gavin Lee will join the cast on the 5th February 2013, taking over from Chambers.
Performed by a cast of 31 and accompanied by a live band of 15, this new musical comedy includes Irving Berlin classics from the original movie. A further ten numbers have been interpolated from Berlin’s 1200 strong back catalogue.
Directed by Matthew White and choreographed by Bill Deamer, Top Hat has set designs by Hildegard Bechtler, costume designs by Jon Morrell, lighting design by Peter Mumford, sound by Gareth Owen, new orchestrations by Chris Walker, musical supervision by Richard Balcombe and musical direction by Daniel Jackson. With music and lyrics by Irving Berlin and based on the RKO motion picture, the screenplay by Dwight Taylor and Allan Scott has been adapted for the stage by Matthew White and Howard Jacques and is presented by arrangement with RKO Pictures LLC, Warner Bros Theatre Ventures Inc. and the Irving Berlin Music Company.
Top Hat is produced by Kenny Wax, and his partners on the production are Stewart Lane and Bonnie Comley, TEd Hartley, Flora Suk-Hwa Yoon and Lee Menzies.
For tickets and more information, visit: www.tophatonstage.com
Tom Chambers and Company