A new musical parody celebrating the world of Super Mario is to hold its world premiere in August.
Transfer Productions will present Mario: A Super Musical! at The Camden Fringe 2021, playing at the Cockpit Theatre on 10 and 21 August at 4PM.
The piece features a book and lyrics by Jim Burrows and music by Winston Eade. Ellie Coote directrs with musical direction by Laurence T-Stannard, choreography by Laura Dawn, lighting design by Domino Mannheim, sound design by Ryan Jones, casting by Tom Shiels & stage management by Summer Keeling.
The cast will feature Billie Kerr as Luigi/Rosalina, Caitlin Swanton as Kammy, James Hastings as Yoshi, Rob J. Wrimus as Mario, Jessica Lim as Peach, Kieran Sims as Bowser and Sam McCallum as Toad.
This original British musical brings the Mario universe to life in an explosive hour of Musical Theatre meets gaming fandom galore!
Plunged into the video game world, audiences embark on a quest with a twist. The storyline is heartfelt, nostalgic and surprising as the iconic characters step out from the ‘Player 2’ shadows to rescue their rescuer. With an agile wit and electrifying score, the show explores independence, staying true to yourself and how breaking traditions can often lead to a brighter future.
With the clock ticking down and the fate of the virtual world at stake, will it be mission complete or game over?
Tickets are available online now from thecockpit.org.uk.
Take a look at some rehearsal pictures below!