International News Cast Set for Stage Version of Disney’s Bedknobs and Broomsticks
Neil Bartram augments the Sherman Brothers’ original score and Brian Hill pens the book for the new musical, soon to embark on a U.K. tour.
Casting is complete for the stage adaptation of Disney’s 1971 live action-animated hybrid musical Bedknobs and Broomsticks, which will make its previously reported world premiere August 14 at Newcastle Theatre Royale, prior to a U.K. tour through May 2022 that includes a five-week holiday season at the Leeds Grand Theatre.
Angela Lansbury starred as Miss Eglantine Price in the family-friendly adventure film, which features a score by Mary Poppins songwriters Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman. Neil Bartram is contributing new music and additional lyrics with a book by Brian Hill. Candice Edmunds and Jamie Harrison direct.