The London Musical Theatre Orchestra has announced casting for their concert version of Camelot at the London Palladium on 6 October 2018. Lerner and Loewe’s Camelot returns to the West End for the first time in over thirty years. Based on T.H. White’s novel The Once and Future King, Camelot won four Tony Awards and was reported a favourite of American President John F Kennedy. Camelot brings the Arthurian legend to life on the stage. When Guenevere falls for Lancelot, one of the Knights of the Round Table, Arthur’s loyalties and beliefs are tested, and the fate of his beloved Camelot hangs in the balance. Camelot includes the songs “If Ever I Would Leave You”, “How To Handle A Woman”, “The Lusty Month of May” and “Camelot”. The role of Arthur will be played by Olivier Award-winner David Thaxton (Passion / Les Misérables / Jesus Christ Superstar), Guenevere will be … Read more
These really are the most wonderfully written and excitingly conceived songs. Few people today – in this country, at least – can master the intricacies of rhyme in the way that Bermange can; and there is significant pleasure to be derived from hearing these wonderful ‘escapades’ into punning, twisting lyrical creation.