Casting announced for 42nd Street Tour

Casting has been announced for the UK tour of smash-hit musical 42nd Street which is directed by Jonathan Church.

Samantha Womack will star as Dorothy Brock, alongside Michael Praed as Julian Marsh, Faye Tozer as Maggie Jones, Les Dennis as Bert Barry and previously announced Nicole-Lily Baisden as Peggy Sawyer.

Samantha Womack most recently starred as the White Witch in the acclaimed production of The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe at the Gillian Lynne Theatre.

42nd Street is a timeless and inspiring showbiz fairy tale that combines breath-taking tap dance routines, backstage intrigue, classic romance and delightful comedy to dazzling effect. The show will open at the Curve in Leicester on 17 May 2023 followed by a summer season at Sadler’s Wells in London and then a nationwide tour.

West End stars Ruthie Henshall and Adam Garcia will play Dorothy Brock and Julian Marsh at Curve and Sadler’s Wells performances only.