The Witches will play within the Olivier theatre from Tuesday 7 November till Saturday 27 January, with press night time on Tuesday 21 November.
The Nationwide Theatre in the present day broadcasts the complete solid for Roald Dahl’s The Witches, a co-production with the Roald Dahl Story Firm taking part in within the Olivier theatre from November.
Directed by Lyndsey Turner (The Crucible) with guide and lyrics by Olivier Award-winner Lucy Kirkwood (Mosquitoes) and music and lyrics by Tony Award-nominee Dave Malloy (Natasha, Pierre & The Nice Comet of 1812), The Witches is a rip-roaring musical model of Roald Dahl’s timeless story, crammed with wit, daring and coronary heart.
The whole lot about witches is unsuitable. Overlook the sharp hats and broomsticks: they’re essentially the most harmful creatures on earth. And now they’ve give you their most evil plan but. The one factor standing of their means is Luke and his Gran. However he’s ten and he or she’s received a dodgy coronary heart. Time is brief, hazard is in all places, and so they’ve received only one probability to cease the witches from squalloping each stinking little little one in England.
The complete solid of 53 is introduced in the present day, set to affix three-time Olivier-nominated Katherine Kingsley (The Larkins) because the Grand Excessive Witch, BAFTA Award-winner Daniel Rigby (Unintentional Demise of an Anarchist) as resort supervisor Mr Stringer, and Sally Ann Triplett (Oklahoma!) as Gran.
Enjoying Luke’s dad and mom are Laura Medforth as Mum and Richard David-Caine as Dad, taking part in Bruno’s dad and mom are Ekow Quartey as Mr Jenkins and Maggie Service as Mrs Jenkins, and taking part in Chef Chevalier at Lodge Magnificent is Irvine Iqbal.
Iqbal took to X to share his pleasure. He wrote, “Excited to announce I’ll be taking part in Chef Chevalier in The Witches by Roald Dahl
@NationalTheatre. So please convey the household! We open in November 2023.”
🚨Excited to announce I’ll be taking part in Chef Chevalier in The Witches by Roald Dahl @NationalTheatre. So please convey the household! We open in November 2023 👨🏽🍳 #TheWitches #WitchesBitches pic.twitter.com/HCkVvYGhEk
— Irvine Iqbal (@IrvineIqbal) September 4, 2023
Enjoying the witches are Julie Armstrong, Chrissie Bhima, Zoe Birkett, Maddison Bulleyment, Miracle Probability, Daniele Coombe, Molly-Could Gardiner, Tiffany Graves, Bobbie Little, Tania Mathurin, Amira Matthews, and Alexandra Waite-Roberts.
Finishing the crew at Lodge Magnificent are Adrian Grove, Jacob Maynard, and Ben Redfern.
The solid might be taking part in a number of roles as a part of the ensemble.
Amongst the younger solid and taking part in our hero, Luke, are Bertie Caplan, Frankie Keita, and Vishal Soni. Enjoying Bruno are Cian Eagle-Service, George Menezes Cutts, and William Skinner, and taking part in Helga are Jersey Blu Georgia, Asanda Abbie Masike, and Chloe Raphael.
Finishing the younger ensemble are Nesim Adnan, Alaia Broadbent, Chenai Broadbent, Cristian Buttaci, Sekhani Dumezweni, Rudy Gibson, Florence Gore, Elara Jagger, Annabelle Jones, Jemima Loosen, Charlie Man-Evans, Iesa Miller, Jack Philpott, Sienna Sibley, Savannah Skinner-Henry, Poppy-Mei Quickly, Benjamin Spalding, Dylan Set off, Alice Valeriano, Sasha Watson-Lobo and Stella Yeoman.
Considered one of Roald Dahl’s most cherished tales, The Witches is an excellent mix of his trademark humour and hair-raising motion, that includes certainly one of his most iconic characters, the Grand Excessive Witch. A agency fan favorite throughout the generations, the guide has offered over 11 million copies because it was first revealed.
The set and costume designer is Lizzie Clachan with choreographer Stephen Mear, music supervisor Nigel Lilley, music director Cat Beveridge, lighting designer Bruno Poet, co-sound designers Alexander Caplen and Ian Dickinson, video designer Ash J Woodward, illusions by Chris Fisher and Will Houstoun, casting director Bryony Jarvis-Taylor, affiliate director Séimí Campbell, employees director Priya Patel Appleby, affiliate set designer Shankho Chaudhuri, affiliate costume designer Johanna Coe, affiliate wigs, hair and make-up designer Kim Kasim, affiliate choreographer Ebony Molina, affiliate music director Natalie Pound and youngsters’s and assistant music director Sarah Morrison.
The Witches will play within the Olivier theatre from Tuesday 7 November till Saturday 27 January, with press night time on Tuesday 21 November. It is suggested for ages 8+.
Tickets can be found from £20 and are on sale now by way of the Nationwide Theatre web site. For additional info, together with particulars about assisted performances, please go to nationaltheatre.org.uk.