Tracie Bennett to Star as Judy Garland in West End Transfer of End of the Rainbow; Terry Johnson to Direct
Set in London in 1968, the show combines humour and heartbreak to capture both the drama of Garland's final performances in London and her controversial life off stage. Among the songs included are "The Man That Got Away," "Come Rain or Come Shine," "The Trolley Song," and "Somewhere Over the Rainbow."
The cast will also include Hilton McRae as Anthony, Stephen Hagan as Mickey Deanes, and Robin Browne in multiple roles, plus a six piece on stage band. The production will be designed by William Dudley with sound design by Gareth Owen, lighting by Simon Corder and musical direction by Gareth Valentine.
The production, under Johnson's direction and starring Bennett, was seen earlier this year at Theatre Royal Northampton.