We're delighted that our upcoming production of Michael Morpugo's The Butterfly Lion, is now in rehearsal. We welcomed the company with a meet and greet on Monday at Curve Theatre, Leicester, where the show will show will open on 12 April. The cast of got straight down to business with a wonderful read-through of the play.
Gwen Taylor will play the role of Millie, while Joe Jameson will play the parts of Bertie and Michael. Israel Oyelumade will play Lion, Christopher Hogben will play Basher, with Msimisi Dlamini taking on the role of Merlot. Robert Curtis will play Latin Master and Berties Father, while Sanchia McCormack take the roles of Matron and Bertie's Mother. All other roles will be played by members of the cast.
We will be keeping you regularly updated with news from the rehearsal room on our Facebook and Twitter pages
The Butterfly Lion is a co-production with Curve Theatre, Leicester and will play in the studio 12 - 21 April.The show will then play at Derby Theatre 23 May - 8 June.
Click here to find out more about the cast and the production.