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John Owen-Jones cast in first Other Palace show The Wild Party

John Owen-Jones
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John Owen-Jones is to join Frances Ruffelle in the upcoming London revival of The Wild Party, it has been announced.

The musical is the first to be staged at the relaunched Other Palace – formerly the St James Theatre – under the management of Andrew Lloyd Webber.

It runs from February 13 to April 1, with press night on February 20.

Simon Thomas and Donna McKechnie have also been cast in the show, which is directed and choreographed by Drew McOnie.

The cast also includes are Victoria Hamilton-Barritt, Dex Lee, Ako Mitchell, Gloria Obianyo, Genesis Lynea, Melanie Bright and Lizzy Connolly.

The Wild Party has music and lyrics by Michael John LaChiusa, who also wrote the book alongside George C Wolfe.

Theo Jamieson will serve as musical director for the new production, while Soutra Gilmour will design the set and costumes and Richard Howell will design the lighting. Casting for the show is by Will Burton.

It is produced by Paul Taylor-Mills by arrangement with R&H Theatricals Europe.