“Start spreadin’ the news!” Final casting has today been announced for the West End production of the Olivier Award-nominated The Rat Pack – Live From Las Vegas, which returns to the Theatre Royal, Haymarket – home to its first West End run in 2003 – for a strictly limited season from Wednesday 13 December – Saturday 3 February.
The cast features Garrett Phillips as Frank Sinatra, Nigel Casey as Dean Martin, and Rat Pack regular David Hayes as Sammy Davis Jr., with Joanna Walters, Amelia Adams-Pearce, Rebecca Parker and Laura Darton playing The Burrelli Sisters. Musical Director of the 12-piece Rat Pack Big Band is Matthew Freeman.
Nicola Emmanuelle will also join the show from Tuesday January 9 2018 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of the First Lady of Song and Queen of Jazz, Ella Fitzgerald. Songs featured in this special edition of the production will include Night And Day, The Lady is a Tramp, Mack the Knife and S’Wonderful.
Beforehand, from 13 December to 6 January, The Rat Pack – Live From Las Vegas – devised, directed and choreographed by Mitch Sebastian – will have a Christmas theme, with the Pack’s unique take on such festive classics as Baby It’s Cold Outside, Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas, White Christmas, Winter Wonderland, Jingle Bells and Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow.
The Rat Pack – Live From Las Vegas celebrates the incredible singing talent of three world-famous performers, and some of the finest music and song that has ever been recorded, transporting audiences to The Sands hotel, the very height of Las Vegas sophistication.
Nominated for an Olivier Award for Best Entertainment in 2004, The Rat Pack – Live From Las Vegas has since toured the world and returned several times for further West End seasons, returning to the West End this Christmas.
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