High Fidelity Musical cast confirmed for UK premiere at The Turbine Theatre

High Fidelity Musical cast

The High Fidelity Musical will hold its premiere London production at The Turbine Theatre.

A musical adaption of the 1995 novel by Nick Hornby, performances will play at the newt theatre in Battersea from 21 October through to 7 December.

It follows a record shop owner who is forced to re-evaluate his life when he’s dumped by his latest girlfriend.

Also adapted to a film, the musical first ran in Boston before a short run on Broadway with the setting changed from London to Brooklyn.

However the new British production will see the story taken back to the British capital.

High Fidelity Musical cast

The High Fidelity Musical cast for the UK premiere will feature Shanay Holmes, Eleanor Kane, Oliver Ormson, Rosie Fletcher, Carl Au, Robbie Durham, Joshua Dever, Lauran Rae, Jessica Lee, Bobbie Little and Robert Tripolino.

The High Fidelity Musical features music by Tom Kitt, lyrics by Amanda Green and a book by David Lindsay-Abaire. Vikki Stone will re-work the story to bring it back to London.

Tom Jackson Greaves will direct and choreograph the new London production with design from David Shields, sound design from Dan Samson, lighting from Andrew Exeter and casting by Will Burton. Helen Siveter will be the associate director.

Artistic Director at The Turbine Theatre Paul Taylor-Mills said: “I’ve been obsessed with High Fidelity in its various incarnations for a long time. I’ve always been curious as to why it didn’t get the life I believe it deserved on Broadway and believe this may have been because of timing and geography.

“I have engaged Vikki Stone to relocate the story back to its London roots, where Nick Hornby’s book was originally set. I’m thrilled to have the blessing of the original writers of the musical and hope to build on the brilliant show they’ve created.”

About the author: Josh Darvill

Josh is Stageberry's editor with over five years of experience writing about theatre in the West End and across the UK. Prior to following his passion for musicals, he worked for more than a decade as a TV journalist.


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