Project Description

Memories

Consulting Producer touring with the show daily for Jekyll and Hyde based on the work by Robert Louis Stevenson, conceived for the stage by Steve Cuden and Frank Wildhorn, book and lyrics by Leslie Bricusse, opening in Seoul, South Korea at the Sejong Centre on August 28, 2009 and then toured 4 cities in Taiwan opening on June 17, 2010 at the National Theater, National Performing Arts Center in Taipei (then onto Taichung Chungshan Hall, Tainan Cultural Center & the Kaohsiung Cultural Center).

Producer by Tim Lawson, Executive Producer by Toby Simkin, Directed by John Diedrich, Choreographer by Jo-Anne Diedrich, Musical Direction by Peter Casey, Set Design by Pil Young Oh, Lighting Design by Nigel Levings, Sound Design by Kook Hyun Kang, Resident Directed by Siobhan Ginty, Assoc Musical Directed by Anne-Maree McDonald, Rehearsal Production Management by Frank Harlow, Production Stage Management by Mary Benn, Company Management by Jeremy Youett, Deputy Stage Management by Teresa Fok, Assistant Stage Management by Elizabeth Rogers, Wardrobe Management by Helen Radbone, Wigs Management by Sharon Case, Lighting Board Operation by Alex Grierson, Lighting Programming by Richard Neville, Korean Technical Management by Min Sik Son, Korean Company Supervision by Regina Shin, Sound Board Operation by Ahreum Yoon, Sound System by U Tak Sim, Sound RF by Yeo Joo Kang, Taiwan Promotion by Chelsea Wang, Taiwan Technical Management by Ray Yeu, Musical Coordination by Sylvia Hsu and Translator / ASM by Jayine Chung.

Starring Brad Little (Jekyll/Hyde), Belinda Wollaston (Lucy Harris), Ana Marina (Emma Carew), Robert Bertram (John Utterson), Barry Langrishe (Sir Danvers Carew), Philip Dodd (Lord Savage / The Spider), Lisa Bluthal (Lady Beaconsfield / Nellie), Caitlin Berry (Alice), Brianne Turk (Kate), Kirsten Hobbs (Polly), Madeline Cain (Molly), Kristina McNamara (Bet), Kirby Burgess (Female Swing), Tony Harvey (Right Hon. Archibald Proops), Tim Page (Bishop of Basingstoke), Hayden Tee (Simon Stride ), Todd Goddard (Poole), Colin Dean (General Lord Glossop), Steve Judkins (Ned), Tod Strike (Mike), Christopher Scalzo (Bill the Newsboy), Gerard Schneider (Albert ), Andrew Conaghan (Mr Bissett), Adam Rennie (Jack), Simon Roborgh and Stephen Wheat (Male Swings).

Jekyll & Hyde is a rousing gothic musical based on the classic tale of good and evil. Murder and chaos run rampant and evil lurks around every corner, but love and virtue put up a strong fight in this engaging thriller.  Dr. Henry Jekyll, pursuing his life-long quest, endeavors to separate the two natures of man. Refused help by his peers and superiors, he begins experiments on himself with his formula. He meets with success, and shocking results.  The evil nature of Dr. Jekyll surfaces as a separate identity: Edward Hyde. Hyde begins murdering the members of the Board of Governors who previously refused assistance to Jekyll’s cause. Meanwhile Jekyll fights in vain to keep his darker half under control.  Caught in the cross-fire of this epic internal struggle are Jekyll’s fiancée, Emma Carew; her father, Sir Danvers; Jekyll’s best friend, John Utterson; and a prostitute named Lucy, who becomes entangled with Hyde.  This show mixes together characters from both ends of the social spectrum, songs and scenes that provide ample chills and thrills, and a main character split between the extremes of morality.