New Tom Jones musical What’s New Pussycat? took to the stage at West End Live 2021 this weekend.
After a year off West End Live made a triumphant return this week with a mega line up of musical theatre performances.
One of the shows performing live was the cast of new musical What’s New Pussycat?
The show is inspired by 18th century novel, A History of Tom Jones, a Foundling, written by Henry Fielding and is told using the music of Sir Tom Jones.
Watch What’s New Pussycat’s West End Live 2021 performance…
The show will hold its world premiere at Birmingham Rep on 8 October running to 14 November.
Casting for What’s New Pussycat? was previously revealed with Dominic Andersen as Tom Jones, Bronté Barbé as Mary Western, Ashley Campbell as Mr Partridge, Julius D’Silva as Lord Allworthy, Rebekah Hinds as The Girl in the Polka Dot Dress, Harry Kershaw as William Blifil, Kelly Price as Lady Bellaston and Melanie Walters as Mrs Western.
Completing the company are Tom Francis, Naomi Katiyo, Lemuel Knights, David Mairs-McKenzie, Lisa Mathieson, Fallon Mondlane, Jena Pandya, Nathan Rigg, Owen Saward and Carrie Willis.
Joe DiPietro will adapt the book for the new musical production with the show set in the swinging 60s, directed by Luke Sheppard (& Juliet, Rent).
You can get tickets and more information online here.
West End Live 2021 took place on the weekend of Saturday, 18 and Sunday, 19 September.