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Jerry Mitchell to Helm London Reading of New Musical But I'm a Cheerleader

The show is based on the 1999 film of the same title. logo
Jerry Mitchell
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Jerry Mitchell, who won a Tony Award this year for his choreography of Kinky Boots, will direct and choreograph a reading of the new musical But I'm a Cheerleader on December 6.

Inspired by the 1999 film of the same title, But I'm a Cheerleader: The Musical features a score by Andrew Abrams and a book and lyrics by Bill Augustin. The work tells the story of an all-American high school cheerleader who is shipped to a rehabilitation camp when her family starts to suspect that she's a lesbian.

The cast of the London reading features Hannah Waddingham, Bronté Barbé, Maria Coyne, Andy Conaghan, Emma Bateman, Adrian Hansel, Shaun Rennie, Philip Labey, Carly Mercedes Dyer, Ian Knauer, Nicolas Colicos, Michael O'Connor, Helen Walsh, Jamie Ward, Gary Wood, Ricky Schroeder, Belinda Wollaston, Charlotte Harwood, Michelle Francis, Jamie Muscato, and Caroline Rodgers.

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