‘Bedknobs and Broomsticks: The Magical Musical‘ to Debut in 2021. The curtains will rise once again in 2021, and pre-production is well underway for several big name title, including a new musical adaption of Disney Classic, Bedknobs and Broomsticks!
A synopsis of the musical reads, “Set during the Blitz, Bedknobs and Broomsticks follows three orphaned Rawlins children, evacuated from wartime London to the countryside to live with Eglantine Price. At first, the children don’t know what to make of her, but when they discover she’s a trainee witch, they join forces to defeat the enemy.”
Candice Edmunds and Jamie Harrison will direct, Brian Hill penning the adaption, with original music by the Sherman Brothers featuring new music and lyrics by Neil Bartram. The musical will feature scenic designs by co-director Jamie Harrison, costumes created by Gabriella Slade, lighting design by Simon Wilkinson, sound design by Gareth Fry and choreographed by Neil Bettles.
The musical is currently set to make it’s debut in London, UK in August 2021. No casting announcements have been made at this time, with auditions currently underway. Be sure to check back here at Chip and Co. for updates and all things Disney!
Featured Photo Credit: Bedknobs and Broomsticks artwork (Artwork courtesy of Disney Theatricals)
Source: London Theatre