Emma rose brides org Lucia as Girl and Daniel Healy as man in after the Musical. Picture Mark Senior
DANIEL Healy and Emma Lucia are playing the lead roles together in when the Musical maybe not when, but twice.
They first did therefore into the local premiere in Autumn 2018 in the New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich, and Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch.
Now, that production’s director and director that is musical the normal group of Peter Rowe and Ben Goddard, have actually reunited the duo for the very very first Uk tour that started this thirty days (January) and is playing the Grand Opera home, York, this week.
First a cult, micro-budget Irish film written and directed by John Carney in 2007, then the Broadway, West End and Dublin show, when the Musical tells the uplifting yet yearning story regarding the hopes and fantasies of two lost souls, a jilted Dublin road busker and a far more good Czech musician, whom unexpectedly fall in love across five brief times when you look at the Southern Irish money town.
The touring cast of 16 is led by Scotsman Healy as man and Lucia, from Durham, as woman, whose chemistry ended up being obvious instantly whenever press and news had been invited to meet up the business three months into rehearsal at Toynbee Hall in London’s East End: a question-and-answer session introduced with rousing renditions of Irish pub and ceilidh tracks and also the show’s scene that is opening.
This peaked with Healy and Lucia’s performance of Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova’s Oscar-winning signature song Falling gradually, with the cast that is actor-musician their component around them, “leaning to the story” within the pub environment.
Daniel’s relationship with When dates back to “a number of years ago”. “My first run-in aided by the show ended up being once I ended up being carrying out a show in LA Los Angeles called Backbeat and I also had an audition when it comes to Broadway form of When but couldn’t do so due to different reasons,” he recalls. Continua a leggere