When The Musical, Grand Opera Home, York

When The Musical, Grand Opera Home, York

Emma Lucia as woman and Daniel Healy as man in when the Musical. Picture Mark Senior

DANIEL Healy and Emma Lucia are playing the lead roles together in when the Musical maybe maybe perhaps not when, but twice.

They first did therefore into the premiere that is regional Autumn 2018 during the brand brand New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich, and Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch.

Now, that production’s director and musical manager, the standard group of Peter Rowe and Ben Goddard, have actually reunited the duo for the very very first Uk tour that started this thirty days (January) and it is playing the Grand Opera home, York, this week.

First a cult, micro-budget Irish film written and directed by John Carney in 2007, then a Broadway, West End and Dublin show, when the Musical tells the uplifting yet yearning story regarding the hopes and fantasies of two missing souls, a jilted Dublin road busker and a far more good Czech musician, whom unexpectedly fall in love across five brief times into the Southern capital city that is irish.

The touring cast of 16 is led by Scotsman Healy as man and Lucia, from Durham, as woman, whoever chemistry had been obvious instantly whenever press and news had been invited to generally meet the organization three days into rehearsal at Toynbee Hall in London’s East End: a question-and-answer session introduced with rousing renditions of Irish pub and ceilidh tracks together with show’s scene that is opening.

This peaked with Healy and Lucia’s performance of Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova’s Oscar-winning signature track Falling gradually, with the cast that is actor-musician their component around them, “leaning to the story” when you look at the pub environment.

Daniel’s relationship with as soon as dates back to “a very long time ago”. “My first run-in because of the show ended up being once I ended up being performing a show in LA Los Angeles called Backbeat and I also had an audition when it comes to Broadway version of as soon as but couldn’t get it done due to different reasons,” he recalls. […]