Alex Young to star in Sondheim’s Anyone Can Whistle at Southwark Playhouse

Last Updated on 13th January 2022

Alex Young is to star in Arthur Laurents and Stephen Sondheim’s musical Anyone Can Whistle at Southwark Playhouse in April 2022.

Alex Young
Alex Young

Alex Young is to star in Anyone Can Whistle at Southwark Playhouse. A political satire about conformity and the ostracisation of those considered ‘other’ in society,
Anyone Can Whistle, directed by Matthew Rankcom, will play from 1 April – 7 May 2022.

Set in a fictional town where the government controls everything, even the miracles, this fast-paced and off-the-wall musical is as hilarious as it is subversive.

Alex Young (she/her) will play the rich and greedy Mayoress Cora Hoover Hooper, who is hated by her people, with further casting to be announced.

Alex Young was last seen at Southwark Playhouse as Marge in ‘Promises, Promises’. Her recent credits include Amalia Balash in ‘She Loves Me’ (Sheffield Crucible); Nellie Forbush in ‘South Pacific’ (Chichester Festival Theatre); Brutus in ‘Coriolanus’ (Sheffield Crucible);  Sarah Brown in ‘Guys and Dolls’ (Sheffield Crucible); Poppy in ‘Standing at the Sky’s Edge’ (Sheffield Crucible);  Sally Smith in ‘Me And My Girl’ (Chichester Festival Theatre); Young Sally in ‘Follies’ (National Theatre); Carrie Pipperidge in ‘Carousel’ (ENO/ London Coliseum); Ellie May Chipley in ‘Show Boat’ (Sheffield Crucible & New London Theatre, West End); Erma in ‘Anything Goes’ (Sheffield Crucible & UK Tour); Brunhilde in ‘I Can’t Sing’ (London Palladium); Liz in ‘High Society’ (UK Tour).

Anyone Can Whistle is presented by The Grey Area and Liam McIntosh Entertainment.


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