CHARING CROSS THEATRE
(formerly the New Players Theatre)
EXTRA EVENT: Click Here for details of MARISHA
WALLACE: SOUL HOLIDAY on 3rd December 2017.
THE WOMAN IN WHITE (musical)
Previews from 20th November, opens 4th December 2017. Ends 10th February 2018.
Thom Southerland will direct this premiere with a revised score and libretto
from Andrew Lloyd Webber and David Zippel.
The first ever revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Tony and Olivier Award-nominated
musical is a tempestuous tale of love, betrayal and greed, adapted from Wilkie
Collins’ haunting Victorian thriller.
Featuring one of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s greatest and most romantic scores, The
Woman in White premiered in the West End in 2004. Now, in its first major
revival, Andrew Lloyd Webber and David Zippel have revisited their original work
to refresh the storytelling for a new generation of theatregoers.
Thom Southerland, Artistic Director of Charing Cross Theatre, said: “I am so
excited about this new production. The Woman in White is a wildly exciting
romantic thriller which is frequently tender and personal. The music is grand,
sweeping and instantly captivating. Having long been an admirer of The Woman in
White, I know that Charing Cross Theatre is the ideal intimate space for
audiences to experience it for the first time or rediscover this lush Victorian
Walter Hartright’s life is changed forever after a chance encounter with a
mysterious woman, dressed in white, desperate to reveal her chilling secret.
When he takes up his position as drawing master to the beautiful Laura Fairlie
and her half sister, Marian, he sees in Laura’s face an eerie reflection of the
forlorn creature he met previously. Walter and Laura’s feelings for each other
are thwarted by her engagement to the sinister Sir Percival Glyde. What is the
connection between, Laura, Sir Percival, and the woman in white? Can true love
Director: Thom Southerland.
Movement: Cressida Carré.
Set Designer: Morgan Large.
Costume Designer: Jonathan Lipman.
Lighting Designer: Rick Fisher.
Sound Designer: Andrew Johnson.
Casting: David Grindrod Associates.
Orchestrations: David Cullen.
The Woman in White is produced by Patrick Gracey, Steven M. Levy and Vaughan
Williams by arrangement with The Really Useful Group Limited.
Not yet available.
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