Last Updated on 14th June 2016
Casting has been announced for new musical The Stripper which will be presented at the St James Theatre Studio from 7 July to 13 August 2016.
Based on the pulp fiction story by Carter Brown, with music and lyrics by The Rocky Horror Show creators Richard Hartley and Richard O’Brien.
The year is 1961, the place is Pine City, California, and some broad is threatening to throw herself off the top of the fanciest hotel in town. There’s trouble brewing and Lieutenant Al Wheeler wants answers. First stop, Club Extravaganza where we meet delectable Deadpan Dolores. Her name says it all… she’s not shy, so what’s she hiding? As Wheeler is thrust into a sleazy underworld of strip-joints and lost lonely hearts, the truth isn’t the only thing he uncovers.
The cast will include Hannah Grover (Annabelle/ Sherry Mendez/ Sarah Arkwright), Gloria Onitiri (Deadpan Dolores/ Patty Keller), Marc Pickering (Doc Murphy/ Miles Rovak/ Harvey Stern), Michael Steedon (Sheriff Lavers / Jacob Arkwright/ Steve Loomas) and Sebastien Torkia (Al Wheeler).
The Stripper will be directed by Benji Sperring (The Toxic Avenger) with set and costume design by Tim Shortall, choreography by Lucie Pankhurst, musical direction and arrangement by Alex Beetschen and lighting design by Nick Farman.