London’s The Commitments Announces New Casting

first_img Adapted for the stage by Roddy Doyle from his original novel, The Commitments tells the story of Jimmy Rabbitte. He shapes an unlikely bunch of amateur musicians into an amazing live act, the finest soul band Dublin has ever produced. The show features classic soul songs including “Think,” “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction,” “Papa Was A Rolling Stone” and “Mustang Sally. “ That’s not all! Anthony Hunt (Guys and Dolls) has been tapped for the role of Joey Fagan and former ensemble members Natalie Hope and John McLarnon (We Will Rock You) will play Natalie and Outspan, respectively. View Comments Casting shake-ups are going on this September at London’s The Commitments. Brian Gilligan, who previously played drummer Billy Mooney in the production, will take over the lead role of Deco. Meanwhile, John Currivan and Sam Fordham will make their West End debuts as Billy and Mickah, respectively. Directed by Jamie Lloyd, the tuner officially opened in October, 2013, and continues its run at London’s Palace Theatre. The current cast also includes Sarah O’Connor, Jessica Cervi and Denis Grindel.last_img

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *