The full creative team for The Prince of Egypt has been announced, the new stage musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz (Wicked) and a book by Philip LaZebnik (Mulan, Pocahontas) and based on the celebrated DreamWorks Animation film will open at the Dominion Theatre next year.
Joining the previously announced director Scott Schwartz (The Hunchback of Notre Dame) and choreographer Sean Cheesman (So You Think You Can Dance) are acclaimed Chicago-based set designer Kevin Depinet; Tony Award®-winning costume designer Ann Hould-Ward (Disney’s Beauty and the Beast); two-time LA Ovation Award nominated lighting designer Mike Billings; three-time Olivier Award-winning and two-time Tony Award® nominated sound designer Gareth Owen (Come From Away); Olivier Award-winning and Tony Award® nominated projection designer Jon Driscoll (Ink, Brief Encounter) and acclaimed illusion designer Chris Fisher (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Company).
Orchestrations are by Olivier Award-winner and Tony Award® and Grammy® nominee August Eriksmoen (Come From Away) with musical supervision and arrangements by Dominick Amendum (Wicked). The Musical Director is Dave Rose (Wicked) and casting is by Jim Arnold CDG (Wicked). Casting to be announced.
Tickets go on public sale at 10am on Monday (3 June 2019). Performances begin at London’s Dominion Theatre on Wednesday 5 February 2020 for a limited 32-week engagement only.
The Prince of Egypt has music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and a book by Philip LaZebnik and features 10 new songs written by Stephen Schwartz, together with 5 of his acclaimed songs from the DreamWorks Animation film, including Deliver Us, All I Ever Wanted, Through Heaven’s Eyes and the Academy Award®-winning When You Believe.