Principal Cast Character Portraits from The Prince of Egypt
THE PRINCE OF EGYPT, the brand-new musical that is now in previews at London’s Dominion Theatre, is pleased to release a series of principal cast character portraits by photographer Darren Bell. The production, which features a cast and orchestra of almost 60 artists, officially opens on Tuesday (25 February 2020) for a limited engagement until Saturday 12 September 2020.
THE PRINCE OF EGYPT has music and lyrics by GRAMMY® and Academy Award®-winner Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Godspell), a book by Philip LaZebnik (Mulan, Pocahontas) and features 10 brand new songs written by Stephen Schwartz, together with 5 of his acclaimed songs from the DreamWorks Animation film (Deliver Us, All I Ever Wanted, Through Heaven’s Eyes, The Plagues and the Academy Award®-winning When You Believe, which was a global hit for Whitney Houston and Mariah Carey as well as a UK and Ireland chart-topping winner’s single for The X-Factor).
Adam Pearce as Hotep. Photo Darren Bell
The huge cast of 43 features Luke Brady (Moses), Liam Tamne (Ramses), Christine Allado (Tzipporah), Alexia Khadime (Miriam), Joe Dixon (Seti), Debbie Kurup (Queen Tuya), Gary Wilmot (Jethro), Mercedesz Csampai (Yocheved), Adam Pearce (Hotep), Tanisha Spring (Nefertari), Silas Wyatt-Barke (Aaron), Simbi Akande, Casey Al-Shaqsy, Joe Atkinson, Danny Becker, Felipe Bejarano, Pàje Campbell, Adam Filipe, Soophia Foroughi, Natalie Green, Jack Harrison-Cooper, Rachael Ireson, Kalene Jeans, Christian Alexander Knight, Jessica Lee, Oliver Lidert, Jay Marsh, Scott Maurice, Carly Miles, Sam Oladeinde, Alice Readie, Christopher Short, Molly Smith, Ricardo Walker, Danny Williams, Niko Wirachman and Sasha Woodward together with young performers Leo Babet, Jonah Collier, Taylor Jenkins, Mia Lakha, Iman Pabani and Hannah Selk.
Gary Wilmot as Jethro. Photo Darren Bell
Journey through the wonders of Ancient Egypt as two young men, raised together as brothers in a kingdom of privilege, find themselves suddenly divided by a secret past. One must rule as Pharaoh, the other must rise up and free his true people; both face a destiny that will change history forever.
Debbie Kurup as Tuya. Photo Darren Bell
THE PRINCE OF EGYPT is directed by Scott Schwartz with choreography by Sean Cheesman;set designs by Kevin Depinet; costume designs by Ann Hould-Ward; lighting design by Mike Billings; sound design by Gareth Owen; projection designs by Jon Driscoll; illusions by Chris Fisher; wigs, hair and makeup design by Campbell Young Associates; orchestrations by August Eriksmoen; musical supervision and arrangements by Dominick Amendum; musical direction by Dave Rose, casting by Jim Arnold CDG and children’s casting by Verity Naughton CDG.
Mercedesz Csampai as Yocheved. Photo Darren Bell
THE PRINCE OF EGYPT is produced by DreamWorks Theatricals (a division of Universal Theatrical Group), Michael McCabe and Neil Laidlaw together with John Gore, Tom Smedes and Peter Stern, Ramin Sabi, The Araca Group, James L. Nederlander and Michael Park.
Tanisha Spring as Nefertari. Photo Darren Bell
Developmental productions of THE PRINCE OF EGYPT were presented at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley (winner of the 2019 Regional Theatre Tony Award®) and Fredericia Teater Denmark.
Liam Tamne as Ramses. Photo Darren Bell
A milestone in cinematic achievement and first released in 1998, DreamWorks’ The Prince of Egypt captivated audiences across the world and has been hailed as “one of the greatest animated films of all time” (Evening Standard) and “a stunning film” (The Guardian).
Joe Dixon as Seti. Photo Darren Bell
Christine Allado as Tzipporah. Photo Darren Bell
Silas Wyatt-Barke as Aaron. Photo Darren Bell
Alexia Khadime as Miriam. Photo Darren Bell
Luke Brady as Moses. Photo Darren Bell