Emma Lucia as woman and Daniel Healy as man in after the Musical. Picture Mark Senior
DANIEL Healy and Emma Lucia are playing the lead roles together in when the Musical perhaps not when, but twice.
They first did therefore within the local premiere in Autumn 2018 during the brand New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich, and Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch.
Now, that production’s director and director that is musical the normal group of Peter Rowe and Ben Goddard, have actually reunited the duo for the very very first Uk tour that started this thirty days (January) and it is playing the Grand Opera home, York, this week.
First a cult, micro-budget Irish film written and directed by John Carney in 2007, then a Broadway, West End and Dublin show, after the Musical tells the uplifting yet yearning story of this hopes and fantasies of two missing souls, a jilted Dublin road busker and a far more good Czech musician, who unexpectedly fall in love across five quick times within the Southern capital city that is irish.
The touring cast of 16 is led by Scotsman Healy as man and Lucia, from Durham, as woman, whoever chemistry ended up being obvious instantly whenever press and news had been invited to generally meet the business three days into rehearsal at Toynbee Hall in London’s East End: a question-and-answer session introduced with rousing renditions of Irish pub and ceilidh tracks together with show’s scene that is opening.
This peaked with Healy and Lucia’s performance of Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova’s Oscar-winning signature track Falling gradually, with the cast that is actor-musician their component around them, “leaning in to the story” when you look at the pub setting.
Daniel’s relationship with as soon as dates back to “a number of years ago”. “My first run-in because of the show had been whenever I had been performing a show in LA Los Angeles called Backbeat and I also had an audition when it comes to Broadway form of as soon as but couldn’t get it done as a result of different reasons,” he recalls. (más…)