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Mazz Murray and Jérôme Pradon complete the cast of Rogers & Hammerstein's Cinderella

Mazz Murray

Casting news

FINAL casting has been announced for the UK premiere of Rogers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella in concert at Cadogan Hall on Sunday, October 20, 2019.

Playing Madam will be Mazz Murray, with Jérôme Pradon as Sebastian.

They join the previously announced Christine Allado (Prince of Egypt, Hamilton, In The Heights) who will star as Ella, with Jodie Jacobs (Unexpected Joy, Bananaman, Lizzie) as Charlotte, Dean John-Wilson (Cruel Intentions, The King & I, Aladdin) as Jean-Michel, Cedric Neal (Back To The Future, The View UpStairs, Motown The Musical) as Lord Pinkleton, Dianne Pilkington (Only Fools and Horses, Young Frankenstein, Wicked) as Marie, Zoë Rainey (Kiss Me Kate, An American in Paris, Mamma Mia!) as Gabrielle and Jac Yarrow (Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and Winner of the 2019 Stage Debut Award) as Prince Topher.

Joining them from the LMTO chorus are Christopher Cameron, Charlotte Clitherow, Abigail Earnshaw, Benjamin Froehlich, Charlotte Kennedy, Richard James-King, Jade Marvin, Matt McDonald, Chris McGuigan, Mia Michaud, Sam Oladeinde, Michael Robert-Lowe, Justine Saville, Katie Shearman, Joe Thompson-Oubari and Lizzie Wofford.

Mazz Murray (pictured above) is currently starring as Donna Sheridan in Mamma Mia! at the Novello Theatre. Her previous theatre credits include nine years as Killer Queen in We Will Rock You (Dominion Theatre), Mama Morton in Chicago (Phoenix Theatre), Tanya in Mamma Mia! (Novello Theatre), Mabel in Fame (Victoria Palace), Grandma Bertha in Pippin (Bridewell Theatre) and Dusty Springfield in A Girl Called Dusty (Duke of York’s Theatre).

On television, Murray has appeared in EastEnders and Footballers’ Wives, and on film in John Boorman’s Hope & Glory and Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again. She has toured with Earth Wind & Fire and Billy Ocean as part of the band Woman the Band, and with Il Divo as a solo artist. Her debut solo album, Midnight Mazz, was released in 2018.

Jérôme Pradon (pictured below) has had a huge amount of success as an actor both in the UK and his native country, France. His UK theatre credits include Chris in the original production of Miss Saigon (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane), Leon Czolgosz in Assassins (Derby Playhouse), Guillaume in the original production of Martin Guerre (Prince Edward Theatre), Aragorn in Lord of the Rings (Theatre Royal Drury Lane), the Man in Whistle Down the Wind (Aldwych Theatre) and Javert in Les Misérables (Palace Theatre).

Pradon received an Olivier Award Nomination for his roles in Pacific Overtures (Donmar Warehouse). Most recently, he appeared as Ivan in Woman on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (Playhouse Theatre), Louis Braille in Braille (Charing Cross Theatre) and George in Aspects of Love (Hope Mill Theatre/Southwark Playhouse).

Jérôme Pradon

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella, the Tony Award-winning musical from the creators of South Pacific and The Sound of Music, has delighted American audiences with its contemporary take on the classic fairy tale.

The semi-staged concert, directed by Johnathan O’Boyle (The View Upstairs, Hair, Aspects of Love, Pippin), will feature some of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s most beloved songs, including In My Own Little Corner, Impossible/It’s Possible and Ten Minutes Ago, alongside a hilarious and romantic new book by Tony Award-nominee Douglas Carter Beane, as well as some new characters and surprising twists.

Originally presented on television in 1957 starring Julie Andrews, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella was twice remade, first in 1965 for Lesley Ann Warren and then again in 1997 featuring Brandy and Whitney Houston. The original Broadway production opened in 2013.

Cinderella will have musical direction by Freddie Tapner, with a 21-piece orchestra featuring the London Musical Theatre Orchestra (LMTO), dramaturgy by Victoria Saxton and projection design by George Reeve.

Cinderella is produced by Brian Zeilinger and Jack Maple for Take Two Theatricals and Darren Bell for Club 11 London and is presented by special arrangement with Concord Theatricals Ltd. on behalf of R&H Theatricals.

Tickets: From £32.50.

Time: 6.30pm.

Cadogan Hall, 5 Sloane Terrace, London, SW1X 9DQ

Box Office: 020 7730 4500

Website: cadoganhall.com/