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Tracie Bennett and Jason Gardiner to star in Ruthless! The Musical

Tracie Bennett in End of the Rainbow at Trafalgar Studios in 2010. Photo: Tristram Kenton
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Follies star Tracie Bennett and Dancing on Ice judge Jason Gardiner will star in Ruthless! The Musical at London’s Arts Theatre.

Harriet Thorpe, Lara Denning, and Kim Maresca also join the company of the musical, which runs from March 16 to June 23.

Ruthless, which tells the story of an eight-year-old desperate to get the lead part in her school play, has music by Marvin Laird and book and lyrics by Joel Paley.

The children alternating the role of Tina Denmark will be announced shortly.

The production is directed by Richard Fitch, with choreography by Rebecca Howell, design by Morgan Large, lighting by Tim Lutkin and sound by Gregory Clarke.

Ruthless is produced by Evan Sacks, Darren Bagert, Adam Mackie, Kenneth Schur and Maxine Paul.

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