The Osmonds
A New Musical
The Osmonds Musical poster.jpg
Official poster
MusicVarious
LyricsVarious
BookJulian Bigg
Shaun Kerrison
Jay Osmond (story)
BasisThe life and music of The Osmonds
Premiere3 February 2022 (2022-02-03): Curve Theatre, Leicester
Productions2022 UK and Ireland tour

The Osmonds is a musical based on the life and music of The Osmonds. The musical's story is by Jay Osmond and features a book by Julian Bigg and Shaun Kerrison.

Synopsis

The musical tells the story of the five Osmond brothers, Alan, Wayne, Merrill, Jay and Donny from Utah in the 1970s who formed The Osmonds band selling 100 million records and winning 59 Gold and Platinum awards.[1]

Production

UK and Ireland tour (2022)

The musical had its world premiere at the Curve Theatre, Leicester on 3 February 2022 before touring the UK and Ireland until December 2022. The production is directed by Shaun Kerrison and features choreography by Bill Deamer, with Musical Supervision/Arrangements by Julian Bigg and Rich Morris.[2] The musical was due to premiere in August 2021, however was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. On 12 October 2021, the lead casting was announced.[3] Full casting was announced on 11 January 2022.[4]

Musical numbers

The musical is set to feature songs made famous by The Osmonds, including;

Cast and characters

Character UK tour (2022)
Merrill Osmond Ryan Anderson
Alan Osmond Jamie Chatterton
Jay Osmond Alex Lodge
Wayne Osmond Danny Nattrass
Donny Osmond Joseph Peacock
Marie Osmond Georgia Lennon
George Osmond Charlie Allen
Olive Osmond Nicola Bryan
Jimmy Osmond Tristan Whincup
Young Merrill Osmond Alfie Murray
Jasper Penny
Joey Unitt
Young Alan Osmond Jack Jones
Harvey Loakes
Charlie Stripp
Young Jay Osmond James Flintoff
Charlie Tumbridge
Tom Walsh
Young Wayne Osmond Alfie Jones
Austin Redwood
Thomas Ryan
Young Donny Osmond Matthias Green
Osian Salter
Nicholas Teixeira
Young Jimmy Osmond Fraser Fowkes
Austin Riley
Harrison Skinner
Ensemble Alex Cardall
Henry Firth
Alex Hardford
Katy Hards
Aidan Harkins
Luke Hogan
Lotus Lowry
Stephanie McKenzie
Jay Osborne
Samuel Routley
Tristan Whincup
Peter Bindloss

References

  1. ^ "World Premiere of The Osmonds: A New Musical in 2021/2022". LondonTheatre1. 6 November 2020. Retrieved 9 November 2020.
  2. ^ Moynihan, Caitlin (6 November 2020). "The Osmonds: A New Musical Will Make Its World Premiere in the U.K. in 2021". Broadway.com. Retrieved 9 November 2020.
  3. ^ Wood, Alex (12 October 2021). "The Osmonds musical UK tour unveils lead casting". WhatsOnStage. Retrieved 29 October 2021.
  4. ^ Wood, Alex (11 January 2022). "The Osmonds musical unveils full casting". WhatsOnStage. Retrieved 11 January 2022.