Marie Curie Musical English-Language Premiere Officially Opens in London June 7 | Playbill

London News Marie Curie Musical English-Language Premiere Officially Opens in London June 7

Originally premiering in 2020 in South Korea, the musical traces the life of the scientific pioneer.

The South Korean bio-musical Marie Curie officially opens June 7 after beginning performances in London June 1.

Following the life of scientific pioneer Marie Sklodowska Curie, the musical first premiered in 2020 at the Chungmu Art Center, with a filmed broadcast bringing in more than 790,000 viewers.

Playing Charing Cross Theatre, the musical will continue through July 28.

Initially written in Korean by Seeun Choun, with music by Jongyoon Choi, the musical is directed by Sarah Meadows, with the English adaptation by Tom Ramsay and Emma Fraser, and literal translation by Ahreumbi Rew.

The English language production stars Ailsa Davidson as Marie, Chrissie Bhima as Anne Kowalska, Thomas Josling as Pierre Curie, and Ruben DeLong as Richard Meek.

They are supported by Lucy Young, Isabel Snaas, Christopher Killik, Dean Makowski-Clayton, Maya Kristal Tenenbaum, Yujin Park, and Rio Maye.

Emma Fraser serves as music director, with Joanna Goodwin as choreographer. They are joined by a creative team consisting of sound designer Andrew Johnson, casting director Jane Deitch, production manager James Anderton, and general management company Aria Entertainment.

Marie Curie is produced by Byungwon Kang and LIVE corp.

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