The team behind Frozen has announced its full cast that will take to the stage at London’s refurbished Theatre Royal Drury Lane from 14th April 2021.
Joining the previously announced Samantha Barks and Stephanie McKeon as Elsa and Anna respectively, will be Obioma Ugoala starring as Kristoff, Craig Gallivan as Olaf, Oliver Ormson as Hans and Richard Frame as Weselton.
Mikayla Jade and Ashley Birchall will alternate the role of Sven, with more than 20 other performers making up the rest of the cast.
Due to the ongoing impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the theatre sector, Disney’s Frozen will now open on 14th April next year, with previews available from 2nd April. It was originally due to open this November with bookings until May 2021.
Groups can begin to make new bookings from 10am on Monday 27th July, with special rates available to certain performances.
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.”
Meet the new cast
Obioma Ugoala previously appeared in Hamilton and Mowtown, plus Craig Gallivan starred in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s School of Rock.
Oliver Ormson is known for starring in Manchester Opera House’s Back to the Future The Musical and Richard Frame played Timon from 2013 to 2018 in The Lion King at the Lyceum Theatre in London.
Ashley Birchall was part of the Wicked cast in London while Mikayla Jade will make her professional stage and West End debut sharing the part of Sven with Birchall.
About the show
Frozen was produced by Disney Theatrical Productions under the direction of Thomas Schumacher. It opened on Broadway in March 2018 to box office records, and three Tony Award® nominations including for Best Musical.
In addition to the opening in London, the musical recently went on a North American tour, and new productions will open in Australia, Japan and Hamburg within the next year.
For more information, visit frozenthemusical.co.uk.