ACADEMY AWARD ® WINNING SONG FROM THE DREAM WORKS ANIMATION FILM FEATURES IN NEW STAGE MUSICAL ADAPTATION PERFORMANCES BEGIN FEBRUARY 2020 AT LONDON’S DOMINION THEATRE
18th December 2019, London - THE PRINCE OF EGYPT, the brand-new stage musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Godspell), a book by Philip LaZebnik (Mulan, Pocahontas) and based on the celebrated DreamWorks Animation film, begins at London's Dominion Theatre in February 2020. Today, the original DreamWorks animated classic The Prince of Egypt celebrates its 21st anniversary since releasing on 18th December 1998.
To mark the occasion share the official video of 'When You Believe', performed by the cast of the new musical, taken from its official press launch featuring Alexia Khadime, Christine Allado and Luke Brady, together with other members of the original London cast, performing Stephen Schwartz’s original classic song - https://youtu.be/wTWbZAqRJDc
An Academy Award®-winner for ‘Best Original Song’, When You Believe was a global hit for Whitney Houston and Mariah Carey as well as a UK and Ireland chart-topping winner’s single for The X-Factor. (Further information attached)
Performances of “the new blockbuster musical” (The Guardian) begin at London’s Dominion Theatre on Wednesday 5th February 2020, with an official West End premiere on Tuesday 25th February 2020, for a limited 32-week engagement.
For more information please visit www.ThePrinceofEgyptMusical.com
Journey through the wonders of Ancient Egypt as two young men, raised together as brothers in a kingdom of privilege, find themselves suddenly divided by a secret past. One must rule as Pharaoh, the other must rise up and free his true people; both face a destiny that will change history forever.
A cast of 38 includes: Luke Brady (Moses), Liam Tamne (Ramses), Christine Allado (Tzipporah), Alexia Khadime (Miriam), Joe Dixon (Seti), Debbie Kurup (Queen Tuya), Gary Wilmot (Jethro), Mercedesz Csampai (Yocheved), Adam Pearce (Hotep), Tanisha Spring (Nefertari), Silas Wyatt-Barke (Aaron), Simbi Akande, Casey Al-Shaqsy, Joe Atkinson, Danny Becker, Felipe Bejarano, Pàje Campbell, Adam Filipe, Soophia Foroughi, Natalie Green, Jack Harrison-Cooper, Rachael Ireson, Kalene Jeans, Christian Knight, Jessica Lee, Oliver Lidert, Jay Marsh, Scott Maurice, Carly Miles, Sam Oladeinde, Alice Readie, Christopher Short, Ricardo Walker, Danny Williams, Niko Wirachman and Sasha Woodward.
THE PRINCE OF EGYPT features 10 new songs written by Stephen Schwartz, together with 5 of his acclaimed songs from the DreamWorks Animation film, including Deliver Us, All I Ever Wanted, Through Heaven’s Eyes and the Academy Award®-winning When You Believe.
A milestone in cinematic achievement, DreamWorks’ The Prince of Egypt captivated audiences across the world. Hailed as “an outstanding artistic achievement” (Variety) and “a stunning film” (The Guardian), it remains one of the most beloved and acclaimed animated feature films of all time.
The West End premiere production of THE PRINCE OF EGYPT is produced by DreamWorks Theatricals (a division of Universal Theatrical Group), Michael McCabe and Neil Laidlaw.