Emmie Newitt

Final casting announced for DEATH NOTE THE MUSICAL in Concert

The European premiere of the multi award-winning manga stage musical DEATH NOTE THE MUSICAL in Concert will only play for three performances at the London Palladium.

cast announced for death note the musical(L-R) Aimie Atkinson, Rachel Clare Chan, Christian Ray Marbella, Adam Pascal to perform in Death Note the Musical in Concert.

Following acclaimed productions in Japan and Korea, DEATH NOTE THE MUSICAL will get its English language premiere with three star-studded concerts at the London Palladium.

Tickets for the two evening performances sold out in just 8 hours and there are limited tickets left for the matinee.

The cast and creatives of DEATH NOTE THE MUSICAL

Joining previously announced Frances Mayli McCann, Dean John-Wilson and Joaquin Pedro Valdes are Broadway legend Adam Pascal (Roger in the original cast of RENT), Aimie Atkinson (Six), Rachel Clare Chan and Christian Ray Marbella (Miss Saigon).

They are joined by an ensemble featuring Felipe Bejarano, Charlotte Coggin, Jade Copas, Eu Jin Hwang, Yojiro Ichikawa, Deena Kapadia, David Kar-Hing Lee, Nick Len, Jasmine Leung, Jojo Meredith, Marcel Li-Ping, Janine Somcio.

The musical concert is directed by Nick Winston and is produced by Carter Dixon McGill Production, Indie Theatrical and HoriPro. DEATH NOTE THE MUSICAL has a score by Frank Wildhorn with lyrics by Jack Murphy and book by Ivan Menchell.


The musical is based on the best-selling Japanese manga series of the same name by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata/Sheuisha. The story focuses on a bright but dissatisfied high school student, Light Yagami in Tokyo. He comes across a discarded notebook that is owned by a mythological god of death named Ryuk. Light discovers that he can kill anyone by writing their names in the notebook and starts to take justice into his own hands by filling the notebook with the names of the nation's most wanted criminals.

However, a detective only known as 'L' is soon begins to track him down..

DEATH NOTE THE MUSICAL in Concert will perform at London Palladium on 21 and 22 August.