West End's Frozen Welcomes New Cast Members September 27
The Disney musical continues at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane.
The London production of Disney's Frozen welcomes Laura Dawkes and Jammy Kasongo to the cast at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane September 27.
Dawkes steps into the role of Anna, and Kasongo is the new Kristoff. Also joining the company are Oliver Brenin, Ashley J Daniels as King Agnarr, Lizzy-Rose Esin-Kelly as Bulda, George Hinson, Jonathan Milton, and Ed Wade.
These actors join a cast that includes Samantha Barks as Elsa, Craig Gallivan as Olaf, Oliver Ormson as Hans, Richard Frame as Duke of Weselton, and Mikayla Jade and Ashley Birchall, who alternate in the role of Sven.
Continuing as part of the ensemble are Rhianne Alleyne, Marianne Bardgett, Rebecca Botterill, Laura Emmitt, Jemal Felix, Jordan Fox, Molly Francis, Matt Gillett, Dominic Adam Griffin, Jordan Livesey, Isabella Glanznig Santos, Ben Irish as Pabbie, Justin-Lee Jones, Aoife Kenny, Harriet Samuels, Jacqui Sanchez as Queen Iduna, Jak Skelly as Oaken/Bishop, Caitlin Tipping, Anna Woodside, and Rodney Vubya.
Based on the 2013 animated Disney film, Frozen features
music and lyrics by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez and a book
by Jennifer Lee. The musical opened on Broadway in March 2018, earning
Tony Award nominations for Best Musical, Best Book, and Best Original
Score. The Broadway production announced in May 2020 that it would not reopen post-pandemic. The London production, which will celebrate its second anniversary later this summer, opened in August 2021.
Frozen is directed by Michael Grandage, with choreography by
Rob Ashford, set and costume design by Christopher Oram, lighting
design by Neil Austin, sound design by Peter Hylenski, video design by
Finn Ross, puppet design by Michael Curry, and musical supervision and
arrangements by Stephen Oremus.