CASTING ANNOUNCED FOR THE WORLD PREMIERE CONCERT SCREENING OF TREASON THE MUSICAL

Casting has been confirmed for the highly anticipated online concert streaming of Treason, the exciting new musical drama based on the notorious gunpowder plot of 1605.

The world premiere of this exclusive musical concert will be performed by a selection of some of the West End’s most gifted performers including Lucie Jones (Legally BlondeWaitress), Oliver Tompsett (& JulietKinky Boots), Daniel Boys (FalsettosNativity Rocks!), Waylon Jacobs (HamiltonMemphis), Bradley Jaden (Les MisérablesWicked), Emmanuel Kojo (Oklahoma!Show Boat), Rebecca LaChance (School of RockBeautiful), Cedric Neal (ChessMemphis), Sharon Rose (HamiltonCaroline Or Change), and alongside the multi-talented poet, writer and performer, Debris Stevenson (1st LuvPoet in da Corner), as the show’s narrator.*

*Please note that the Treason in concert cast differ from the original track recording cast.

With the producers’ commitment to ensuring the cast can rehearse and perform in the safest possible work environment, the casting announcement also coincides with the news that the concert will be postponed a month, now streaming March 2021, with performances from 12-14 March.

 

The songs from Treason will be performed and filmed live in concert at London’s prestigious Cadogan Hall.

With a fusion of original folk and pop songs, this wonderful new musical tells one of the most intriguing tales in England’s history, and features a stunning score and lyrics by Ricky Allan, and book by Kieran Lynn and Ricky Allan. The musical’s world premiere and online concert will be directed by Hannah Chissick, with musical supervision by Nick Pinchbeck and orchestration by Matthew Malone.

Following the successful release of five tracks from the musical on Spotify, Apple Music and Amazon Music, the concert will also showcase a further five new and unheard tracks from the show.

The first five exclusive tracks released from the musical are: Take Things Into Our Own Hands featuring Hadley Fraser, Waylon Jacobs, Emmanuel Kojo and Oliver Savile; The Day Elizabeth Died featuring Kelly Agbowu, Hadley Fraser, Waylon Jacobs, Emmanuel Kojo, Rebecca LaChance, Christina Modestou and Oliver Savile; Blind Faith featuring Rosalie Craig and Oliver Savile; The Promise featuring Daniel Boys and Oliver Savile; and The Cold, Hard, Ground featuring Hadley Fraser.

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About Author /

Kath is an actor, singer and writer with a passion for theatre. She has been reviewing for At The Theatre since 2014. Kath has a Masters in Performance at Liverpool Hope University and is Creative Engagement Worker for B arts, a participatory arts organisation.

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