Following fantastic auditions in Wolverhampton, the producers of the smash-hit NATIVITY! THE MUSICAL are delighted to announce the class of St Bernadette’s for 2019.
Children from across the U.K came out in their thousands to audition for their chance to sparkle and shine and 22 lucky children were chosen to star as the pupils of St Bernadette’s for the UK tour and London run.
The children are aged 9 – 12 from across the West Midlands and the cast includes:
Thomas Bastable, Evie Bennell-Low, Olivia Brooks, Niamh Crowley, Erin Freeman, Lucas Haywood, Alex Hogg, Kheiri Isaac-Osmani, Isabel Landers, Evie Mallen, Joshua Millard-Lloyd, Ana Morgan, Ela Morgan, Amy-Louise Mulhall, Alastair Ngwenya, Gerald Ngwenya, Tega Oduko, Kayan Parmar, Lyla Peters, Katelyn Rollason, Teddy Saberton, Grace Townley and Nicholas Vakis.
They class of St Bernadette’s will play the full tour which opens at the Wolverhampton Grand Theatre on 29 October and will visit Aylesbury, Canterbury, Cardiff, Plymouth, Southampton before a run in London at the Eventim Apollo from 11 to 29 December 2019.
Debbie Isitt, Creator and Director of Nativity! said: ‘This year’s auditions have been fantastic and we are excited to have some brand new talent as well as previous cast joining us for another year. We are beyond thrilled with the talent we have seen in every city and we can’t wait for the children and cracker the dog to create a magical family experience with plenty of sparkle and shine!’
Written and Directed by Debbie Isitt with music and lyrics by Nicky Ager and Debbie Isitt, NATIVITY! THE MUSICAL is choreographed by Andrew Wright, designed by David Woodhead, with lighting design by Tim Mitchell, sound design by Tom Marshall and musical supervision and orchestrations by George Dyer.
Following a wonderful audition process for St Bernadette’s, casting duo, Keston & Keston, went on the search to find children who will star alongside the Class of St Bernadette’s in their local city. These chosen children will play Oakmoor School. More to be announced soon.