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NEWS: Casting and a delay to the opening announced for Frozen

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Casting has been announced for the highly anticipated West End transfer of Disney’s Frozen. The show, which was set to open at the newly refurbished Theatre Royal Drury Lane in the Autumn, has now been postponed until April 2021.

Joining the already announced Samantha Barks (Elsa) and Steph Mckeon are Obioma Ugoala (Kristoff), Craig Gallivan (Olaf), Oliver Ormson (Hans), Richard Frame (Weselton), and alternating the role of Sven, Mikayla Jade and Ashley Birchall; with Jeremy Batt, Cameron Burt, Lauren Chia, Laura Emmitt, Emily-Mae (Bulda), Danielle Fiamanya (first cover Elsa), Hannah Fairclough, Matt Gillett, Joe Griffiths- Brown, Emily Lane, Justin-Lee Jones, Jason Leigh Winter, Jacob Maynard, Leisha Mollyneaux, Gabriel Mokake (King Agnarr), Sarah O’Connor (first cover Anna), Jemma Revell, Jacqui Sanchez (Queen Iduna), Jak Skelly (Oaken/Bishop), Jake Small, Isabel Snaas, Joshua St. Clair (Pabbie), Monica Swayne, and Anna Woodside. Further casting is to be confirmed.

Frozen opened on Broadway in March 2018 and was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Musical. It’s based on the highest-grossing animated film of all time, which was released in 2013 and won two Academy Awards, a Golden Globe and a BAFTA.

Director Michael Grandage said: “We’re thrilled to announce the company for Frozen – an incredibly talented group of people who will be creating the London premiere at the newly refurbished Theatre Royal Drury Lane next spring. As theatres start to open their doors again, we look forward to celebrating the spectacle of this beloved story with audiences everywhere.”

Customers that have tickets for the rescheduled performances will be contacted by their point of purchase.

You can watch the animated movie Frozen and the sequel Frozen 2 on Disney +.

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