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Show Boat

Music: Jerome Kern. Book and Lyrics: Oscar Hammerstein II.
Based on the novel Show Boat by Edna Ferber.

Productions

New York, 1927
Theatre Royal Drury Lane, 1928
New London Theatre, 2016

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New York
Opening: 27th December 1927

CharacterPlayed By
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Theatre Royal Drury Lane
1928 (British premiere)

CharacterPlayed By
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New London Theatre
? - July 2016 - ?
Crucible Theatre, Sheffield production.
Director: Daniel Evans. Choreographer: Alistair David.
Set & Costume Designer: Lez Brotherston. Lighting Designer: David Hersey.
Sound Designer: Paul Groothuis. Video Designer: Tim Reid.
Musical Supervisor: David White. Orchestrations: Dan Delange.
Musical Director: Tom Brady. Associate Director: Marieke Audsley.

July 2016 [04] ed. programme
CharacterPlayed By
JoeEmmanuel Kojo
Willy/Ensemble
Understudy Joe (1st)
Tosh Wanogho-Maud
Waiter/EnsembleLinford Johnson
Stevedore/Ensemble
Understudy Joe (2nd)
Kit Esuruoso
Jake/EnsembleNolan Frederick
Charlie/EnsembleMykal Rand
Stevedore/EnsembleJavar La'Trail Parker
QueenieSandra Marvin
Town Girl/Governess/Lottie/Ensemble
Understudy Queenie (2nd)
Maria Omakinwa
Old Lady/Ethel/Ensemble
Understudy Queenie (1st)
Linda John-Pierre
Peter Gavin/Jeb/Ensemble
Understudy Captain Andy Hawks (1st)
Ryan Pidgen
Town Girl/Nun/Dottie/Ensemble
Understudy Ellie May Chipley (2nd), Julie LaVerne (1st)
Victoria Hinde
Frank SchultzDanny Collins
Mrs O'Brien/Mother Superior/Ensemble
Understudy Parthy Ann Hawks (1st)
Kate Milner-Evans
Steve Baker/Jim Greene/Ensemble
Understudy Gaylord Ravenal (1st)
Leo Roberts
Julie La VerneRebecca Trehearn
Sherrif Ike Vallon/Backwoodsman/Ensemble
Understudy Captain Andy Hawks (2nd)
John Coates
Ellie May ChipleyAlex Young
Town Girl/Nun/Kim/Ensemble
Understudy Magnolia Hawks (1st)
Christina Bennington
Windy/Drunk Man/Ensemble
Understudy Steve Baker/Jim Greene (programme insert)
Adam Dutton
Captain Andy HawksMalcolm Sinclair
Parthy Ann HawksLucy Briers
Magnolia HawksGina Beck
Gaylord RavenalChris Peluso
Young KimLauren Cobey or Isabella Manca or Mia Long or Grace Schneider
SwingSimbi Akande
Swing
Understudy Magnolia Hawks (2nd), Ellie May Chipley (1st), Julie LaVerne (2nd)
Georgie Ashford
SwingJoshua Da Costa
Swing
Understudy Parthy Ann Hawks (2nd)
Laura Darton
Swing (programme insert)Jason Denton
Swing
Understudy Gaylord Ravenal (2nd), Frank Schultz (1st), Windy (programme insert)
Dale Evans
Swing
Understudy Frank Schultz (2nd)
Tom Partidge
Orchestra
Musical DirectorTom Brady
Keyboard/Associate Musical DirectorPeter McCarthy
Keyboard/2nd Cover ConductorSimon Beck
Drums/PercussionMike Parkin
Double BassLaurence Ungless
Guitar/BanjoJustin Quinn
Violin/ViolaKathryn James
Trumpet/CornetTom Walsh
TrumpetDave Hopkin
TromboneBarnaby Philpott
Flute/Piccolo/Alto Saxophone/ClarinetMike Davis
Clarinet/Bass ClarinetJennie Chilton

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