As previously announced, the production will star Tamzin Outhwaite as Charity Hope Valentine, along with Josefina Gabrielle, Tiffany Graves, Paul J. Medford, Ebony Molina, and Mark Umbers. Newly announced cast members include Rachael Archer, Jack Edwards, Richard Jones, Gemma Maclean, Zak Nemorin, Richard Roe, Annalisa Rossi, Carl Sanderson, Jez Unwin, and Jayde Westaby.
Featuring a book by Neil Simon, music by Cy Coleman and lyrics by Dorothy Fields, the musical follows the misadventures of love encountered by the gullible and guileless Charity Hope Valentine, a woman who always gives her heart and her dreams to the wrong man.
The creative team will include Stephen Mear (choreography), Tim Shortall (set), Matthew Wright (costumes), Nigel Lilley (musical direction), Chris Walker (orchestrations), David Howe (lighting), and Gareth Owen (sound).
Outhwaite has starred on stage in Boeing-Boeing, Breathing Corpses, Oliver, and They're Playing Our Song. She is known on television for her roles in Red Cap, Hustle, Frances Tuesday, Hotel Babylon and EastEnders, and the ITV1 drama The Fixer.For more information, visit www.menierchocolatefactory.com.