Charlie Stemp and Carly Anderson will lead the cast of Susan Stroman’s new production of the hit musical comedy, CRAZY FOR YOU, which runs at Chichester Festival Theatre from 11 July to 4 September 2022.
CRAZY FOR YOU has music & lyrics by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin, and book by Ken Ludwig.
The full company is: Charlie Stemp (Bobby Child), Carly Anderson (Polly Baker), Marc Akinfolarin (Moose), Lila Anderson (Vera), Merryl Ansah (Irene Roth), Simon Anthony (Sam), Craig Bartley (Mingo), Jason Battersby (Junior), Evonnee Bentley-Holder (Sheila), Imogen Bowtell (Elaine), Kyle Cox (Wyatt), Mathew Craig (Lank Hawkins), Bethan Downing (swing), Jacqui Dubois (Patricia Fodor), Nicholas Duncan (Jimmy), Tom Edden (Bela Zangler), Nathan Elwick (Custus), Don Gallagher (Everett Baker), Adrian Grove (Eugene Fodor), Laura Hills (Mitzi), Ryan Jupp (swing), Matthew Malthouse (Pete), Nell Martin (swing/dance captain), Joshua Nkemdilim (Billy), Kate Parr (Patsy), Sadie-Jean Shirley (Tess), Gay Soper (Lottie Child), Bradley Trevethan (swing), Ella Valentine (Margie) and Tara Yasmin (Louise).
This brand new production, which celebrates the work’s 30th anniversary, is directed and choreographed by Susan Stroman, making her Chichester Festival Theatre debut.
The set designer is Beowulf Boritt; the costume designer is William Ivey Long; the lighting designer is Ken Billington, the musical director is Alan Williams and the sound designer is Kai Harada; with new orchestrations by Doug Besterman and Mark Cumberland, original orchestrations by William David Brohn, new arrangements by David Krane and original arrangements by Peter Howard. Wigs, hair & make-up design is by Campbell Young Associates, fight direction by Rc-Annie and casting by Jill Green CDG.
There will be a Dementia Friendly performance of CRAZY FOR YOU on 1 September at 2.30pm.