Casting announced for UK tour of Mack and Mabel

The full cast has been announced for the major new production of the classic Broadway musical Mack & Mabel, which will embark on a UK & Ireland Tour in autumn 2015 following its première at Chichester Festival Theatre, and stars double Olivier award-winning Michael Ball and Rebecca LaChance.

This production has a multi-award winning team, featuring an outstanding score by Jerry Herman with direction by Jonathan Church, design by Robert Jones and choreography by Stephen Mear.

Other casting includes Anna-Jane Casey whose credits include The Comedy of Errors (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre) and Sunday in the Park with George (Menier Chocolate Factory) as Lottie, Jack Edwards whose credits include West End productions of Betty Blue Eyes and Sweet Charity as Fatty, Alex Giannini whose credits include Oklahoma! at Chichester and Oh! What A Lovely War (Theatre Royal Stratford East and UK tour) as Mr Baumann, Gunnar Cauthery whose credits include The House of Special Purpose at Chichester and Little Shop of Horrors as Frank, Mark Inscoe whose credits include West End productions of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert and Sunset Boulevard as William Desmond Taylor and Timothy Quinlan whose credits include US productions of Jersey Boys and The Full Monty as Mr Kessel.

The company also includes Ashley Andrews, Adam Denman, Nicole Deon, Michelle Francis, Emily Langham, Jenny Legg, Rebecca Louis, Joshua Lovell, Grace McKee, Joseph Prouse, Rohan Richards, Emily Shaw, Sam Stones, Andrew Waldron, Zara Warren and Libby Watts.

Based on the real-life romance between Hollywood legends Mack Sennett and Mabel Normand, it tells the story of a group of pioneering filmmakers who changed the world surrounded by the great fun of the silent screen: heroes in capes, girls tied to the tracks, glamorous Bathing Beauties and the chaos of the Keystone Kops.