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August 20, 2023

Death Note the Musical in Concert - First Look Rehearsal Photos

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First look rehearsal photos have been released for Death Note the Musical which is to be presented in Concert at the London Palladium and Lyric Theatre, London.

Joaquin Pedro Valdes, Adam Pascal, Dean John Wilson, Jade Copas and Yojiro Ichikawa. Photo: Danny Kaan Light Yagami, a bright but dissatisfied high school student in Tokyo comes across a discarded notebook owned by Ryuk, a mythological god of death. Discovering he can kill anyone by just writing their names in the supernatural notebook, Light takes justice into his own hands by filling the notebook with names of the nation's most wanted criminals. But a detective only known as "L" is soon tracking him down...


Following acclaimed productions in Japan and Korea Death Note The Musical will get its English language premiere with three star-studded concerts at the London Palladium on 21 & 22 August followed by performances at the Lyric Theatre, London. Photo: Danny Kaan Based on the best-selling Japanese manga series of the same name by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata/Sheuisha, this groundbreaking musical (Winner Best Musical, Korea Musical Awards) has a score by Frank Wildhorn ('Jekyll & Hyde', four years on Broadway, 'Dracula', 'Bonnie & Clyde') with lyrics by Jack Murphy and book by Ivan Menchell. Photo: Danny Kaan The concerts will be directed by Nick Winston and is produced by Carter Dixon McGill Production ('Chess in Concert', 'Kinky Boots in Concert', 'Treason the Musical in Concert'), Indie Theatrical and HoriPro.

Photo: Danny Kaan
Cast: Broadway legend Adam Pascal, Aimie Atkinson, Rachel Clare Chan and Christian Ray Marbella join the previously announced Frances Mayli McCann, Dean John-Wilson and Joaquin Pedro Valdes to star in Death Note: THE MUSICAL in Concert. They are joined by an ensemble featuring Felipe Bejarano, Charlotte Coggin, Jade Copas, Eu Jin Hwang, Yojiro Ichikawa, Deena Kapadia, David Kar-Hing Lee, Nick Len, Jasmine Leung, Jojo Meredith, Marcel Li-Ping, Janine Somcio.

Photo: Danny Kaan

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Covent Garden
London WC2N 4AA

The British Theatre website has been established to celebrate the rich and diverse theatrical culture of the United Kingdom.  Our ethos revolves around encouraging and nurturing the performing arts in all its forms. The spirit of theatre is very much alive and the British Theatre website is at the forefront of delivering news and information to audiences and enthusiasts everywhere. Our team of theatre journalists and reviewers are working hard to cover productions and news.


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