Eleni Cashell

DEATH NOTE THE MUSICAL concert announced at London Palladium

Death NoteThe European premiere of the multi-award winning manga stage musical, DEATH NOTE THE MUSICAL is coming to London!

Two star-studded concerts across two nights, the production will take place at the London Palladium.

Directed by Nick Winston, Death Note The Musical will run at the London Palladium on 21 and 22 August 2023. After successful runs in both Japan and Korea, this marks the productions English language premiere.

Based on the best-selling Japanese manga series of the same name by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata, Death Note tells the story of Light Yagami, a bright but dissatisfied student in Tokyo. When he comes across a discarded notebook owned by Ryuk, a mythological god of death, he discovers that he can kill anyone by just writing their names in the supernatural notebook. So Light decides to take justice into his own hands by filling the notebook with names of the nation's most wanted criminals, but unbeknownst to Light, a detective only known as L is tracking him down.

A ground breaking musical and winner of Best Musical in the Korea Musical Awards, Death Note has a score by Frank Wildhorn (Bonnie And Clyde) with lyrics by Jack Murphy and book by Ivan Menchell.

The creative team are completed by:

  • Director and Choreographer: Nick Winston
  • Associate Director and Choreographer: Alex Sarmiento
  • Costume Designer: Kimie Nakano
  • Musical Supervisor: Katy Richardson
  • Musical Director: Chris Ma
  • Orchestrator: Jason Howland
  • Designer: Justin Williams
  • Lighting Designer: Ben Cracknell
  • Sound Designer: Ben Harrison
  • Casting: Harry Blumenau
  • Artwork by Rebecca Pitt Creative
  • Producers: Carter Dixon McGill Productions and Indie Theatrical

The cast will be announced at a later date.

Tickets will go on-sale 2 June, 2023