Five Go Osmond!

Published: 6 December 2021
Reporter: David Upton

The Osmonds

The actors who will be playing the five Osmond brothers in a world premiere of The Osmonds: A New Musical are Ryan Anderson as Merrill, Jamie Chatterton as Alan, Alex Lodge as Jay, Danny Nattrass as Wayne and Joseph Peacock as Donny. The tour begin at Leicester’s Curve on February 3 and will run through to December 3.

It tells the story of the five brothers from Utah pushed into the spotlight as children and who went on to create hits, decade after decade, from their residency on The Andy Williams Show from 1962 to 1969, to pop stars and Osmondmania.

The musical features a list of 1970s hits, including "One Bad Apple", "Down by the Lazy River", "Crazy Horses", "Let Me In", "Love Me for a Reason", "(We’re) Having a Party", "Puppy Love", "Long Haired Lover From Liverpool", "Paper Roses" and many more.

It’s at Blackpool Opera House March 29–April 2.

Related listings

The Osmonds: A New Musical - Story By Jay Osmond, book by Julian Bigg and Shaun Kerrison (ROYO in partnership with Twins Entertainment, with Vicky Nojesproduktion, Krall Entertainment, Aria Entertainment and Guy James Theatrical)