Announcing the Cast for Frankenstein

08 Aug 2016, Posted by admin in Latest1
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The cast of Frankenstein (top left to right) Ben Warwick, Lara Cowin, Max Gallagher, (bottom left to right) Louis Labovitch, Ashley Sean-Cook

With rehearsals just a month away, we’re delighted to announce the cast of Frankenstein, touring the UK from September 2016 until March 2017.

Taking on the role of Victor Frankenstein, the scientist obsessed with discovering the elixir of life, we welcome Ben Warwick, whose wealth of theatre experience includes seasons at The National Theatre, Theatre Royal York, Royal Theatre Northampton, Watford Palace, The Orange Tree, The Soho Theatre, The Finborough and The Folktearten Gothenberg, and who most recently played the lead in the UK tour of The Trench by Les Enfants Terribles.

Lara Cowin, whose credits include Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom (No. 1 UK Tour), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Courtyard Theatre) and Hidden – The FCO Plays (Barons Court Theatre), will play Elizabeth Lavenza, Frankenstein’s adopted cousin, while Max Gallagher takes the role of Henry Clerical, his childhood friend. Max’s recent theatrical work includes James and the Giant Peach (Sell a Door UK, Doha, Bahrain, Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Hong Kong Tour), Wuthering Heights the Musical (Iris Theatre/Actors Church, Covent Garden), PIAF (Bridewell Theatre and Charing Cross Theatre) and Oh No! Not Snow! (Royal and Derngate, Northampton).

As the voice of the creature and lead puppeteer, we welcome Louis Labovitch, whose varied career has included four years with the musical STOMP! (US Tour), six months performing a variety of roles in Venezia the Story (Teatro San Gallo, Venice) an original musical for children, The Little Dragon, in South Korea, and most recently a two-month run in the West End as Duke Orsino in Twelfth Night (Grassroots Shakespeare). Last but not least we’re delighted to have Ashley Sean-Cook taking the role of Robert Walton, Captain of the Prometheus. Ashley brings with him lots of touring and puppetry experience, having worked with Blunderbus Theatre Company, his other credits including Might Never Happen (Doll’s Eye Theatre Company at the Kings Head) and The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas (Children’s Touring Partnership).

Frankenstein opens at the Wilde Theatre in Bracknell on 22 September before touring across the UK.

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