Cast announced for UK premiere of new musical FANGIRLS

Fangirls poster

Australian musical FANGIRLS is to make its UK premiere at London’s Lyric Hammersmith Theatre.

Created by Yve Blake, the musical explores the world of teenage fandom, focusing on a group of passionate fans of a fictional boy band called True Connection.

FANGIRLS will run at the Lyric Hammersmith from 13 July – 24 August 2024.

Meet the cast

Appearing in the show’s company will be:

  • Jasmine Elcock (The Crucible) plays Edna
  • Miracle Chance (Starter for Ten) plays Brianna
  • Mary Malone (Burnt at the Stake) plays Jules
  • Gracie McGonigal (The Little Big Things) plays Lily
  • Terique Jarrett (Daddy) plays Salty
  • Eve De Leon Allen (The House with Chicken Legs) plays Dom/Ensemble
  • Max Gill (Bugsy Malone) plays Greta/Ensemble
  • Lena Pattie Jones (professional debut) plays Ash/Ensemble
  • Nicky Wong Rush (The Wedding Singer) plays Dancer

Meet Edna: she’s 14, she’s a misfit, and she’s in love with Harry. There’s just one problem: Harry’s in the world’s biggest boy band, has 38 million fans, and doesn’t know she exists. When Harry’s band announces a tour stop in Edna’s hometown of Sydney, Australia, she knows this is her destiny – her one chance to meet him. But how on EARTH will she get Harry’s attention?! And exactly how far is she prepared to go in the name of love?

If you think this is just a story about loving a boy band… think again. FANGIRLS is a thrilling and subversive musical comedy about the danger of underestimating teenage girls. After multiple sell-out runs across Australia, including the Sydney Opera House, this brand new production of the multi-award winning, pop musical phenomenon FANGIRLS is about to take the UK by storm.

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At the Lyric Hammersmith from 13 July 2024 to 24 August 2024

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The production is directed by Paige Rattray with production design by David Fleischer, choreography by Ebony Williams, video design by Ash J Woodward, lighting design by Jessica Hung Han Yun, sound design by Tony Gayle, vocal arrangements and orchestrations by Zara Stanton, music producer David Muratore, associate choreography by Alex Sarmiento, associate musical direction by Laurence Stannard, original vocal arrangements by Alice Chance and original dramaturg Jonathan Ware.

For more information, visit fangirlsmusical.com

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.