The cast for the European premiere of BIG The Musical has been announced.
Leading an all-star cast, Jay McGuiness (The Wanted singer and Strictly Come Dancing champion) is joined by West End stars Denise Van Outen as Mrs Baskin, Diana Vickers as Susan Lawrence, Gary Wilmot as George MacMillan and The Hoosiers frontman Irwin Sparkes as Paul.
BIG opens at Theatre Royal Plymouth on 5 November until 12 November before transferring to Bord Gáis Energy Theatre for a Christmas run ahead of its West End opening next year.
BIG is the heart-warming and hilarious Broadway musical based on the classic movie starring Tom Hanks. It tells the story of Josh Baskin, a twelve year old boy who hates being little, until one night at the carnival the mysterious Zoltar machine grants his wish to be big. Trapped in an adult’s body and alone in New York, he innocently tries to find his way around a grown-up world where it’s all work and no play. But whilst everyone around him tries to act their age, Josh just can’t help being himself. Maybe he’s going to end up teaching the real adults a thing or two…
BIG is a joyous musical spectacular that will enchant audiences of all ages as it brilliantly brings to life the magic of one of the best-loved movies of all time.
Featuring songs by David Shire and Richard Maltby. Book by John Wiedman. Direction and choreography by Morgan Young.
BIG the show for the big kid in all of us.