Emmie Newitt

Cast announced for A SECOND CHANCE

The final workshop and industry presentation will take place next month with the hope of a full-scale production soon.

a second chance musicalThe cast of A Second Chance.

The cast has been announced for A SECOND CHANCE at London's Union Theatre.

The 90-minute, one-act new British musical follows an aspiring singer who faces extraordinary circumstances on the road to fame. Colin Ross Waterson and Ben Hartley will present their new musical on the 17 May 2024. 

A SECOND CHANCE is set on the streets of Glasgow in the 1990s and in London 20 years later. Made possible by the successful Crowdfunding campaign with over 130 supporters, including Alan Cumming, Matthew Bourne and Stephen Mear, this new musical's story looks at family, struggle, sacrifice, fame, gender identity, self-acceptance, and love in all its crazy, wonderous forms.

The workshop cast includes Riley Carter (EastEnders BBC, Screw Channel 4), Alicia Corrales (SIX the musical, Public), James Hastings (Cabaret, Sondheim’s Old Friends), Celia Graham (Phantom of the Opera, Love Never Dies), Daniel Crossley (Singing in the Rain, Hello Dolly), and Victoria Wilson-James (Oh What a Night!, The Wiz.)

SECOND CHANCE's creative team includes Director Bruce Guthrie, Musical Director Audra Cramer (SIX), Assistant Director Ben Standish and Stage Manager Katie Ball (Mamma Mia).