A last extension for London’s longest working immersive theatrical manufacturing THE GREAT GATSBY has been introduced and can shut at Gatsby’s Mansion on 7 January 2023.
Welcome again to the roaring twenties! Jay Gatsby invitations you to one in every of his notorious events. The champagne flows and because the drama unfolds the person himself would be the excellent host. As invitations go, that is the most well liked ticket on the town. A hedonistic world of red-hot rhythms, bootleg liquor and pure jazz age self-indulgence awaits. Gown to the nines and immerse your self on this coronary heart racing adaption of F Scott Fitzgerald’s seminal story.
First conceived in 2015 when director Alexander Wright and producer Brian Hook had been working The Fleeting Arms – a pop arts and neighborhood pub in an deserted constructing in York, the present has subsequently run in fourteen different venues worldwide.
The Nice Gatsby first got here to London as a part of VAULT Competition in 2017 earlier than shifting to Gatsby’s Drugstore in London SE1 and transferring to Gatsby’s Mansion within the West Finish in 2019. Compelled to shut in March 2020 by the pandemic, it was one of many first reveals to re-open that yr beneath socially distanced situations earlier than its compelled closure in November because of the subsequent lockdown. It reopened in September 2021 again to its unique pre-pandemic format, and with the venue at full capability.
Elliot Liburd – whose immersive credit embrace The Third Day: Autumn for Punchdrunk and Sky TV, and Sherlock Holmes: a web based journey for Les Enfants Terribles performs ‘Jay Gatsby’. Safeena Ladha – a 2020 graduate who made her West Finish debut as Stick Woman Love in StickMan Dwell on the Leicester Sq. Theatre- performs ‘Daisy’. Greg Fossard will play ‘Nick Carraway’, Steve McCourt will proceed within the function of ‘George Wilson’ and Jessica Hern will proceed within the function of ‘Jordan Baker’. Euan Wilson will take the function of ‘Tom Buchanan’, Aimee Barrett will proceed within the function of ‘Myrtle Wilson’ and Sophia Lewis will proceed within the function of ‘Lucille’. New firm members Harry Pudwell will take the function of ‘Rosy Rosenthal’, and Toby Gordon as ‘Joey’.