Mark Umbers, Damian Humbley, and Jenna Russell will star in a revival of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's time-jumping musical Merrily We Roll Along at the Menier Chocolate Factory, November 16-February 23. The production will be directed by Maria Friedman.
Umbers and Humbley will play the songwriting team of Franklin Shepard and Charley Kringas, with Russell as their best pal Mary Flynn.
The principal cast also includes Josefina Gabrielle as Gussie Carnegie, Glyn Kerslake as Joe Josephson, Clare Foster as Beth Spencer, and Zizi Strallen as Meg Kincaid. Matthew Barrow, Martin Callaghan, Amanda Minihan, Amy Ellen Richardson, and Robbie Scotcher make up the ensemble.
The creative team includes Cathy Jayes (musical director), Tim Jackson (choreography), Soutra Gilmour (scenic and costume design), David Hersey (lighting design), and Gareth Owen (sound design).