THE PRINCE OF EGYPT filmed live at the Dominion Theater in London
The Prince of Egypt was filmed this week live at the Dominion Theater in London by Universal Pictures Content Group. Plans for its release will be published at a later date. Live capture of Scott Schwartz’s production is directed by Brett Sullivan and produced by Dione Orrom.
The epic production will perform its final performance on Saturday January 8, 2022. Additional shows have been added on December 20, 21 and 28, 2021 at 2:30 pm with performances also on Christmas Eve, New Years Day and New Years Day. Year. Final tickets are available now via the official website: www.ThePrinceofEgyptMusical.com
The Prince of Egypt tells an inspiring story of resilience, hope and conviction. With a cast and orchestra of over 60 incredible artists, this “Truly Phenomenal Production” (BBC London) features Sean Cheesman’s “Amazing Choreography” (The Guardian) and Stephen Schwartz’s “Miraculous Music” (Time Out) – including her Academy Award- winning song “When You Believe”.
The huge cast includes: Luke Brady (Moses), Liam Tamne (Ramses), Christine Allado (Tzipporah), Alexia Khadime (Miriam), Joe Dixon (Seti), Debbie Kurup (Tuya), Oliver Lidert (Jethro), Mercedesz Csampai (Yocheved), Adam Pearce (Hotep), Nardia Ruth (Nefertari), Silas Wyatt-Barke (Aaron), Simbi Akande, Casey Al-Shaqsy, Jordan Anderton, Joe Atkinson, Danny Becker, Felipe Bejarano, PÃ je Campbell, Catherine Cornwall, Adam Filipe, Soophia Foroughi, Natalie Green, George Hankers, Jack Harrison-Cooper, Kalene Jeans, Christian Knight, Jessica Lee, Daniel Luiz, Jay Marsh, Scott Maurice, Carly Miles, Alice Readie, Samuel Sarpong-Broni, Christopher Short, Molly Smith, Marco Venturini, Ricardo Walker, Niko Wirachman and Sasha Woodward with young artists Chenai Broadbent, Cian Eagle-Service, Maiya Eastmond, Jersey Blu Georgia, Taylor Jenkins, George Menezes Cutts, Iman Pabani and Vishal Soni.
The orchestra is Dave Rose (musical director); Mark Collins (associate musical director, keyboards); Nina Foster / Fiona McCapra (work sharing), Sonya Fairbairn, Penny Ainscow, Sebastian Rudnicki (violins); Fiona Davies (Viola); Magda Pietraszewska (Cello); Rory Dempsey (bass); Rupert Widdows (Woodwind); Tony Cross (Trumpet, Flugelhorn); Duncan Fuller, David McQueen (Cors); John Gregson (Guitars); Murdoch MacDonald (Percussion) and Dan Ellis (Drums).
The management team is Debra Tidd (company management); Dominique Pierre-Louis (Stage director); Ryan Quelch (assistant stage director); Nuri Chang, Charlotte Johnson (assistant managers / book cover); Simon Humphris, Chrissie Huxford and Tracey Farrell (assistant managers).
Travel through the wonders of ancient Egypt as two young men, raised together as brothers in a kingdom of privilege, suddenly find themselves divided by a secret past. One must reign like Pharaoh, the other must rise up and free his true people; both face a fate that will change history forever.
The Prince of Egypt has music and lyrics by multiple Grammy and Oscar winner Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Godspell), a book by Philip LaZebnik (Mulan, Pocahontas) and features 10 new songs written by Stephen Schwartz with 5 from his beloved songs from the animated film DreamWorks (When You Believe, Deliver Us, Everything I’ve Ever Wanted, Through Heaven’s Eyes and Plagues).
The Prince of Egypt is directed by Scott Schwartz with choreography by Sean Cheesman; scenographies 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 of Chris Fisher; wigs, hairstyles and makeup by Campbell Young Associates; the orchestrations of August Eriksmoen; musical supervision and arrangements by Dominick Amendum; musical direction by Dave Rose; casting by Jim Arnold CDG and casting for children by Verity Naughton CDG.
The Prince of Egypt is produced by DreamWorks Theatricals (a division of Universal Theatrical Group), Michael McCabe and Neil Laidlaw with John Gore, Tom Smedes and Peter Stern, Ramin Sabi, The Araca Group, James L. Nederlander and Michael Park.
The Original Cast Recording, released by Ghostlight Records, received a 2021 Grammy Award nomination for “Best Musical Theater Album.”
A milestone in cinematic making, DreamWorks’ classic animated film has captivated audiences around the world for more than two decades. It has been hailed as “one of the greatest animated films of all time” (Evening Standard) and “a mind-blowing film” (The Guardian).
Learn more at www.ThePrinceofEgyptMusical.com.