Tiger Bay the Musical’s leading lady cast for Cardiff premiere and tour with John Owen-Jones
Wales Millennium Centre is delighted to confirm that Welsh musical theatre graduate Vikki Bebb has been cast in a leading role in the Centre’s most significant production to date, Tiger Bay the Musical, created by a multi-award-winning team led by composer, Daf James, writer Michael Williams and director, Melly Still.
Following her outstanding performance during previews in Cape Town, Vikki from Abercynon, will join Musical legend John Owen-Jones to lead the cast for the world premiere in Cardiff. Vikki will play Rowena Pryddy, a shop girl from the Welsh Valleys, who journeys to the big city, finding love in her quest for a place in society.
The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama alumna impressed the musical’s creative team and cast so much that her co-star and Broadway actor, John Owen-Jones has invited her to join him on his home coming tour, Bring Him Home: A Collection of Musical Favourites this June.
Vikki, aged 26, said:
Award-winning and record breaking West End and Broadway performer John Owen-Jones, said:
The world premiere of Tiger Bay the Musical is on Wednesday 15 November 2017 at Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff. Produced in association with Cape Town Opera, the musical takes us back to the early 1900s in old Butetown, the docklands and Cardiff city centre at an extraordinary turning point in history, when coal was king and the industry booming.
Vivien Care, Head of Musical Theatre, RWCMD said:
The world premiere of Tiger Bay the Musical is on Wednesday 15 November 2017.
For interview opportunities and press enquiries please contact Vicki Spencer-Francis at Tiger Bay the Musical press office: firstname.lastname@example.org / 02920 789 321.