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Prince of Egypt Musical Sets Creative Team Ahead of West End Premiere

Stephen Schwartz's musical will play London's Dominion Theatre.

The original film poster for The Prince of Egypt.
(© DreamWorks Pictures)

The creative team for the upcoming West End premiere of The Prince of Egypt has been announced.

Based on the animated film and presented by DreamWorks Theatricals, Michael McCabe, and Neil Laidlaw, The Prince of Egypt will feature a score by Stephen Schwartz and book by Philip LaZebnik, with direction by Scott Schwartz and choreography by Sean Cheesman.

The design team will be made up of Kevin Depinet (sets), Ann Hould-Ward (costumes), Mike Billings (lighting), Gareth Owen (sound), Jon Driscoll (projections), and Chris Fisher (illusions). August Eriksmoen will serve as orchestrator, with Dave Rose as musical director and Dominick Amendum as musical supervisor and arranger.

The Prince of Egypt will feature 10 new songs written by Schwartz, along with five of his classics from the DreamWorks animated film, including the Academy Award-winning "When You Believe." Also featured in the score will be "Deliver Us," "All I Ever Wanted," and "Through Heaven's Eyes."

Performances begin February 5, 2020, at London's Dominion Theater. The official opening night is set for February 25, with an initial 32-week engagement set. Casting is still to be announced.


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