Full cast revealed for Osmonds’ new musical
12 January 2022
Reporter: Steve Orme
Georgia Lennon (Marie), Charlie Allen (George) and Nicola Bryan (Olive) have joined the cast of The Osmonds: A New Musical which will start a UK and Ireland tour at Leicester’s Curve theatre.
They join the previously announced Ryan Anderson as Merrill, Jamie Chatterton as Alan, Alex Lodge as Jay, Danny Nattrass as Wayne and Joseph Peacock as Donny Osmond.
Completing the cast are Alex Cardall, Henry Firth, Alex Hardford, Katy Hards, Aidan Harkins, Luke Hogan, Lotus Lowry, Stephanie McKenzie, Jay Osborne, Samuel Routley and Tristan Whincup.
Alfie Murray, Jasper Penny, and Joey Unitt will play young Merrill Osmond. Jack Jones, Harvey Loakes, and Charlie Stripp will play young Alan. James Flintoff, Charlie Tumbridge, and Tom Walsh will play young Jay. Alfie Jones, Austin Redwood and Thomas Ryan will play young Wayne. Matthias Green, Osian Salter, and Nicholas Teixeira will play young Donny. Fraser Fowkes, Austin Riley and Harrison Skinner will play young Jimmy.
The Osmonds: A New Musical tells how the five brothers from Utah were pushed into the spotlight as children and went on to create smash hits for decades. The Osmonds recorded chart-topping albums, sold out vast arena concerts and made record-breaking TV shows—until one bad decision cost them everything.
The Osmonds: A New Musical has a story by Jay Osmond and book by Julian Bigg and Shaun Kerrison. It will be directed by Kerrison, with choreography and musical staging by Bill Deamer, set and costume design by Lucy Osborne, musical supervision and arrangements by Julian Bigg and Rich Morris, wigs, hair and make-up design by Sam Cox, lighting design by Ben Cracknell and sound design by Dan Samson.
The tour begins at Curve from Thursday 3 until Sunday 6 February. It then goes to King’s Theatre, Glasgow, New Theatre, Oxford, New Victoria Theatre, Woking, Cheltenham Everyman, Wolverhampton Grand Theatre, Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, Dublin, Blackpool Opera House, Regent Theatre, Stoke, Belfast Grand Opera House, New Theatre, Peterborough, Churchill Theatre, Bromley, Northampton Royal and Derngate, Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury, Southend Cliffs Pavilion, Grand Opera House, York, Manchester Palace Theatre, New Wimbledon Theatre, London, Princess Theatre, Torquay, Liverpool Empire, Sunderland Empire, Edinburgh Festival Theatre, Brighton Theatre Royal, Cardiff New Theatre, Swan Theatre, High Wycombe, New Theatre, Hull, The Alexandra, Birmingham, His Majesty’s Theatre, Aberdeen, Mayflower Theatre, Southampton, The Orchard Theatre, Dartford, Alhambra Theatre, Bradford and Venue Cymru, Llandudno until Saturday 3 December.
- 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)