Cast announcement for new musical Glory Ride at The Other Palace
The cast has been revealed for the new original musical tower of glorywritten by Victoria and Todd Buchholz and staged in concert at The Other Palace.
The show, set during World War II, follows a remarkable rescue story involving an Italian Tour de France winner, a Tuscan cardinal and an accountant.
Venue producer Paul Taylor Mills said today: “I am delighted to have The Other Palace welcome the UK premier of the new musical tower of glory on the main stage in November. My goal has always been to present new material, and having our first concert of a new musical on our main stage is exciting.
“The Other Palace is a place of development and discovery of theatre, and the story is important and courageous – I am honored that the Other Palace can be part of its continued development.”
Shaun Kerrison’s production, November 14-16, is being directed by Greg Jarrett, video by PJ McEvoy, sound by Keegan Curran, lighting and production management by Dickson Cossar and casting by Harry Blumenau.
Set to appear in the show will be James Darch (Mama Mia!) as Gino Bartali, Daisy Wood-Davis (Belle – The Carole King Musical) as Adriana, Ricardo Afonso (Jesus Christ Superstar) like Dalla Costa, Neil McDermott (Shrek the Musical) as Major Mario Carita and Matt Blaker (The Phantom of the Opera) like Nico.
They are accompanied by Tim Rogers (Jesus Christ Superstar) as Graziani, Adrianna Bertola (Charlie and the chocolate factory) as Giulio, Pippa Winslow (Strangers on a train) as Rosetta, Mark Turnbull (The Rocky Horror Picture Show) as Torello, Marcus Harman (Dear Evan Hansen) like Felix, Tom Mussell (Free of any ties) as Fantali, Alex James Ellison (Fiver) as Cosmo, Yuki Sutton (Stroll) as Lorenzo, with Olivia Brookes (A pretty woman) and Leeroy Boone (The Phantom of the Opera) completing the set.