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 after the Musical maybe not when, but twice.
They first did therefore when you look at the premiere that is regional 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 reunited the duo for the very first Uk tour that started this thirty days (January) and it is playing the Grand Opera House, 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, when the Musical tells the uplifting yet yearning story regarding the hopes and ambitions of two lost souls, a jilted Dublin road busker and a far more good Czech musician, whom unexpectedly fall in love across five brief times into 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 immediately whenever press and news had been invited to meet up with the organization three months 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 and also the 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 to the story” within the pub setting. (suite…)