Final Names Announced For Seasons Of Larson

Seasons Of Larson at Lyric Theatre London

The line-up for Seasons of Larson, a one-off concert celebrating the life and music of legendary Broadway composer Jonathan Larson, is now complete.

Seasons Of Larson at Lyric Theatre

Anton Stephans and Noel Sullivan are to join the previously announced Debbie Kurup, Krysten Cummings and Damien Flood – all previous cast members of Larson’s hit rock musical Rent.

Anton Stephans most recently graced the nation’s screens as a contestant on The X Factor, mentored by Simon Cowell. His theatre work spans the West End and Broadway, with credits including Porgy in Trevor Nunn’s production of Porgy and Bess (Savoy Theatre), Poppa in the first UK Tour of Starlight Express, Sweeney Todd (Chichester Festival Theatre), Smokey Joes Café (Broadway), Hey Mr Producer (Lyceum Theatre) and Show Boat (Royal Albert Hall).

Noel Sullivan’s theatre credits include Freddy Benson in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (UK Tour), Drew in Rock of Ages (UK Tour), Tick in Priscilla Queen Of The Desert (UK Tour), Galileo in We Will Rock You (UK Tour) and Danny Zuko in Grease (Piccadilly Theatre). Noel was also a member of British pop group Hearsay, after appearing on ITV’s flagship talent show Popstars.

Debbie Kurup played Mimi in Rent, both in the West End and on tour. More recent theatre credits include Reno Sweeney in Anything Goes at Sheffield Crucible, Nicki Marron in The Bodyguard at the Adelphi Theatre and Velmi Kelly in Chicago at the Adelphi Theatre.

Krysten Cummings played Mimi in Rent on Broadway, and originated the role in the Canadian and West End productions. Krysten was nominated for an Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Musical for her performance in London.

Damien Flood played Roger in Rent, both in the West End and on tour. Damien’s professional singing career has included working with artists including Tom Jones and Professor Green.

The concert will take place on Monday 25 January 2016 at the Lyric Theatre, where the cast will perform some of Larson’s most iconic songs, uncover some of his lesser known earlier work and reflect on how he has influenced them and their careers.


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