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Hannah Chissick will direct the London production of the Jerry Herman revue.

Jerry's Girls

Casting is now complete for the Menier Chocolate Factory's spring revival of the 1980s Jerry Herman revue Jerry's Girls.

Directed by Hannah Chissick (Pack of Lies, Eugenius), with choreography by Olivier winner Matt Cole (Fiddler on the Roof) and musical supervision and arrangements by Tony winner Sarah Travis (Sweeney Todd), previews will begin May 18 prior to an official opening May 22.

The cast of the limited engagement, which continues through June 29, will feature Olivier winner Cassidy Janson (& Juliet, Beautiful), Lyn Paul (Calendar Girls, Blood Brothers), and Julie Yammanee (Bonnie and Clyde, Spamilton). The three performers will be backed by an all-female band.

The production will also have set and costume design by Paul Farnsworth and lighting design by Philip Gladwell.

Celebrating the life and legacy of the late Tony-winning composer Herman, the revue will feature songs from Mame; Hello, Dolly!; Milk and Honey; Mack and Mabel; and La Cage aux Folles.

Jerry's Girls was created by Herman and collaborator Larry Alford in 1981, opened Off-Broadway to critical acclaim, and resulted in a hit national tour and a run on Broadway, staged and directed by Alford and choreographed by Wayne Cilento. The Broadway production played the St. James Theatre November 1985-April 1986 with a cast that included Tony winners Dorothy Loudon, Chita Rivera, and Leslie Uggams.

Jerry's Girls is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals Ltd.


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