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Luke Bayer and Millie O’Connell head the cast of Soho Cinders at Charing Cross Theatre

 Luke Bayer and Millie O’Connell

Casting news

LUKE Bayer and Millie O’Connell will head the cast of Soho Cinders, which runs at Charing Cross Theatre from October 28 (previews from October 24) to December 21, 2019.

Bayer was alternate Jamie in Everybody’s Talking About Jamie at the Apollo Theatre and O’Connell ends her Olivier Award-nominated reign as Anne Boleyn in the smash-hit musical SIX at the Arts Theatre on October 13.

They will be joined by Lewis Asquith, Christopher Coleman, Ewan Gillies, Tori Hargreaves, Natalie Harman, Michaela Stern, with an ensemble cast featuring Jade Bailey, Thomas Ball, Luke Byrne, Ben Darcy, Laura Fulgenzi, Danny Lane, Savannah Reed, Melissa Rose.

Soho Cinders will be directed by Will Keith, with choreography by Adam Haigh, musical direction by Sarah Morrison, set design by Justin Williams, lighting design by Jack Weir, sound design by Andrew Johnson and costume design by Nicole Garbett. Associate musical director is Joe Louis Robinson.

Soho Cinders is produced by Will Keith for Theatre Syndicate London and Starting OverTheatricals Ltd in association with Kyle Tovey for AKT Management.

When impoverished student Robbie (Luke Bayer) becomes romantically involved with engaged London Mayoral candidate James Prince (Lewis Asquith), his lap-dancing step-sisters become the least of his problems! As James and Robbie’s worlds collide, they are forced to fight for their own fairy-tale ending.

Celebrating London’s most colourful district and mixing politics, sex-scandals and true love, Soho Cinders is a deliciously naughty musical update of the Cinderella fairy tale boasting an infectious score with music by George Stiles and lyrics by Anthony Drewe, and book by Anthony Drewe and Elliot Davis.

Read more about Soho Cinders.