Alex Gaumond & Laura Pitt-Pulford lead Seven Brides For Seven Brothers

Alex Gaumond & Laura Pitt-Pulford lead Seven Brides For Seven Brothers

Updated On: May 1, 2018
By Nicki McIntyre
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    Alex Gaumond and Laura Pitt-Pulford will lead the cast of Seven Brides For Seven Brothers at the Open Air Theatre this summer.

    Kicking off in Regent's Park on 16 July, Gaumond will play Adam Pontipee opposite Pitt-Pulford as Milly Brandon. Further casting still to be announced.

    Currently appearing as 'Beadle Bamford' in Sweeney Todd alongside Emma Thompson at the London Coliseum, Alex Gaumond's theatre credits include Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Matilda The Musical, Top Hat, We Will Rock You and Legally Blonde.

    Laura Pitt-Pulford played Maria in The Sound of Music at the Curve, Leicester and also appeared at the Curve in Piaf and Hello, Dolly!, as well as The Light Princess at the National Theatre.

    Director Rachel Kavanaugh reunites the creative team behind 2013’s award-winning production of The Sound of Music. While Artistic Director at Birmingham Rep, Kavanaugh directed productions including His Dark Materials, Racing Demon, The Madness of George III and A Doll’s House, and for Chichester Festival has directed An Ideal Husband, The Way of the World and Love Story.

    Based on The Sobbin’ Women by Stephen Vincent Benét and the MGM Film from the Golden Age of the movie musical, Seven Brides For Seven Brothers includes Bless Your Beautiful Hide, Goin’ Courtin’, Wonderful, Wonderful Day, and the dance spectacular, Barn Dance. With book by Lawrence Kasha and David S. Landay, music by Gene De Paul, lyrics by Johnny Mercer, and new songs by Al Kasha and Joel Hirschhorn.

    Featuring set and costume design by Peter McKintosh, choreography by Alistair David, musical supervision and dance arrangements by Gareth Valentine, musical direction by Stephen Ridley, lighting design by Tim Mitchell, orchestration by Larry Blank, sound design by Nick Lidster for Autograph and casting by James Orange.

    At Regent's Park Open Air Theatre from 16 July until 29 August 2015, book your Seven Brides For Seven Brothers tickets today!