Gatsby musical concert to stream online from Cadogan Hall

West End stars will unite for an online concert revival of Gatsby A Musical at Cadogan Hall.

After originally streaming online in February, the piece will re-stream between 11 and 14 of March due to popular demand.

Former Spandau Ballet frontman, Ross William Wild (Elvis Presley in Million Dollar Quartet) and Jodie Steele (Heathers; Six The Musical), will take on the famed roles of Jay Gatsby and Daisy Buchanan.

The new concert production also stars leading West End talent, including four-time Olivier Award nominee Emma Williams (Mrs Henderson Presents; Zorro) as Myrtle Wilson, Liam Doyle (Wicked; Legally Blonde) as Tom Buchannan, and Joe Frost (Jersey Boys; An Officer and a Gentleman) as George Wilson.

Further casting includes Blake Patrick Anderson (RENT; Be More Chill), Chanice Alexander Burnett (Motown the Musical; Beautiful – the Carol King Musical), Lauren Chinery, Robert Grose, Oliver Mawdsley and Tristan Pegg.

Tickets are available online here priced from £15.

The digital concert rendition of Gatsby A Musical follows sell-out live success and an Offie nomination for Best New Musical.

Adapted by director Linnie Reedman, and with music and lyrics by Joe Evans, this unmissable piece brings F Scott Fitzgerald’s classic novel to life for a semi-staged concert experience. Vibrant characters, popped corks, and infectious rhythms collide with personal conflicts and lost loves in this tragedy of the vanishing jazz era.

Writer and Director, Linnie Reedman said: “Gatsby has become, over the years, synonymous with glamour, glitz and parties. What a lot of people forget, however, is that the ‘Roaring Twenties’ came immediately after a World War.

“And a global pandemic. It was a period of upheaval and great change. I think the story of a crushed American dream, juxtaposed against individual hope and optimism is essentially pertinent today.”

Gatsby has previously been staged at the Crazy Coqs, the King’s Head, Riverside Studios, the Leicester Square Theatre, Theatre Royal Windsor and The Other Palace.

Picture credit: Justin Williams Design

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