The hotly anticipated Christmas show at Tobacco Factory Theatres this year is The Snow Queen, seeing the Bristol theatre join up with New International Encounter (NIE) and Cambridge Junction again.
Casting has just been announced, seeing returning faces as well as professional debuts bringing the story to the stage.
Cast clockwise is Stefanie Mueller, Samantha Sutherland, Natisha Williams, Abayomi Oniyide, Joey Hickman and Alex Murdoch.
The show is directed by NIE founder Alex Byrne, with Robyn Oliver as assistant director and lighting design by Trui Malten.
Set in a mystical wintry land, Gerda must journey on a quest to the north to save her best friend Kai from the clutches of the wicked Snow Queen.
“We are so excited to bring together this multi-talented cast for a thrilling production at Tobacco Factory Theatres this Christmas which is our favourite place and people to perform to in the UK,” Alex Byrne said.
“We’re particularly delighted to welcome Natisha Williams to the family in her first Christmas show with us, joining a cast that Bristol audiences will know well from some of our previous productions here.”
As well as entertaining the audience with their acting, the cast will also perform all the music in the show. The original score is by musical director Joey Hickman.
A diverse range of instruments will accompany the singing including the double bass, accordion, saxophone, xylophone and the ukulele”
The Snow Queen promises there will definitely be snow in South Bristol this Christmas but audiences should book quickly to take advantage of TFT of discounts on family bookings.
The show opens on Thursday 01 December 2022 and runs until Sunday 15 January 2023.
For more information or to book, visit: https://tobaccofactorytheatres.com/campaigns/christmas-at-tobacco-factory-theatres/