Immersive Everywhere – led by Olivier Award-winning producers Louis Hartshorn and Brian Hook – will bring back London’s longest running immersive theatrical production this autumn. The Great Gatsby, created and directed by Alexander Wright, reopens in the West End, playing at Gatsby’s Mansion at Immersive LDN in Mayfair from 16 September, with a press night on Friday 24 September (marking F Scott’s Fitzgerald’s 125th birthday).
Full casting has been announced: Oliver Towse will play ‘Gatsby’, Lucinda Turner will play ‘Daisy’, Hugh Stubbins will play ‘Nick’, Jermaine Dominique will play ‘Tom’, Steve McCourt will play ‘George Wilson’, Jessica Hern will play ‘Jordan’, Aminita Francis will play ‘Myrtle Wilson’, Alex Wingfield will play ‘Rosy Rosenthal’, Aimee Barrett will play ‘Lucille’ and Greg Fossard will play ‘Joey’.
Welcome back to the roaring twenties! Jay Gatsby invites you to one of his infamous parties. the champagne flows and as the drama unfolds the man himself will be the perfect host. As invites go, this is the hottest ticket in town. A hedonistic world of red hot rhythms, bootleg liquor and pure jazz age self-indulgence awaits. Dress to the nines and immerse yourself in this heart racing adaption of F Scott Fitzgerald’s seminal tale.
The Great Gatsby – forced to close in March 2020 by the pandemic, re-opened under socially distanced conditions and with changes to the show to incorporate extra safety measures at the beginning of October 2020. The show was then forced to close in November due to the subsequent lockdown.
Tickets for The Great Gatsby will be available from 16 September until 16 January 2022 and are on sale now via www.immersivegatsby.com. The production – which returns to its original pre-pandemic format, and with the venue at full capacity – will nevertheless be following all current government guidelines and Covid safety measures.
Louis Hartshorn and Brian Hook said “We are delighted to be unveiling a spectacular new cast and can’t wait to welcome our audience through the doors to Gatsby in its full-throttle immersive format. To see our audience spellbound by storytelling and dancing the Charleston together again will be an absolute joy. Gatsby’s back.”