Leanne Jones - West End
Leanne Jones is starring in this latest musical from the dynamic and multi-award winning musical theatre song-writing duo that is George Stiles and Anthony Drewe, alongside Simon Webbe, Gareth Gates, and Taofique Folarin. Leanne recently finished performing in the new musical Bedding Belle.
Stars from the worlds of pop, musical theatre and Saturday night TV are joining forces for a brand new family musical that’s trotting into the West End this summer.
Stiles (music) and Drewe (book and lyrics) put their own musical twist on the retelling of this classic fairytale which will play at The Palace Theatre from Wednesday 5th August to Sunday 6th September 2015. Discover how the three little porkers become world renowned celebrity superstars when forced to leave the warmth of their mother’s overcrowded sty. Will the Three Little Pigs cope without their adoring mother’s “hogs and kisses”? Will their DIY building skills cut the mustard? And will they be able to stand on their own four trotters and outwit the Big Bad Wolf?
Most children will know the story of The 3 Little Pigs, it has been reinvented it in a theatrical way, with hummable, memorable songs that will appeal to the whole family.
The show is produced by Kenny Wax whose Laurence Olivier Awards include: The Play That Goes Wrong, Top Hat and Once On This Island. His Olivier Nominated shows for family audiences include: Hetty Feather, The Tiger Who Came to Tea and Tall Stories’ production of Room on the Broom. Kenny says “I would like to extend my thanks to Nica Burns and Laurence Miller at Nimax Theatres for once again welcoming our family entertainment into their most prestigious Palace theatre, and continuing our fantastically successful ten year partnership encouraging the young kids of today to become our adult audiences of tomorrow.”
The piglets will start their journey at North Finchley artsdepot on 24 July with a pit stop at Birmingham Town Hall from 28 July before the West End season at The Palace Theatre.
The 3 Little Pigs will be directed by Anthony Drewe with set and costumes designed by Jason Denvir, choreography by Ewan Jones, lighting designed by Oliver Fenwick and casting by Pippa Ailion.