The Almeida Theatre has announced the World Premiere of TAMMY FAYE A New Musical, which will run at the Almeida from Thursday 13 October to Saturday 3 December 2022.
Directed by Almeida Artistic Director Rupert Goold, TAMMY FAYE is a new musical from legendary songwriter Elton John, Scissor Sisters’ Jake Shears and award-winning writer James Graham.
The production will star Olivier Award-winner Katie Brayben as Tammy Faye, Tony Award-nominee Andrew Rannells as Jim, and Olivier Award-nominee Zubin Varla as Jerry Falwell.
They will be joined by Kelly Agbowu, Amy Booth-Steel, Ashley Campbell, Peter Caulfield, Danny Collins, Richard Dempsey, Fred Haig, Georgia Louise, Robyn Rose, Nicholas Rowe, Martin Sarreal, Steve John Shepherd, and Gemma Sutton.
From a studio in South Carolina, Tammy Faye and Jim Bakker revolutionised religion.
Preaching to millions 24 hours a day, Tammy just wants to put the fun back into faith.
But a new wave of ministers wants you not to just feel God in your heart, but in your homes, in your schools and in the law too.
God bless Tammy Faye!
The full creative team for TAMMY FAYE includes: Director: Rupert Goold; Choreographer: Lynne Page; Designer: Bunny Christie; Costume Designer: Katrina Lindsay; Lighting Designer: Neil Austin; Sound Designer: Bobby Aitken; Musical Supervisor, Co- Orchestrator and Arranger: Tom Deering; Co-Orchestrator: Mark Dickman; Video Designer: Finn Ross; Musical Director: Oli Jackson; Casting Director: Pippa Ailion and Natalie Gallacher.