Full casting has been announced for the eagerly awaited world premiere of Friendsical. Playing everyone’s favourite friends are Jordan Fox (Joey), Sarah Goggin (Monica), Jamie Lee-Morgan (Ross), Thomas Mitchells (Chandler), Ally Retberg (Phoebe) and Charlotte Elisabeth York (Rachel). They will be joined by Duncan Burt (Ensemble) and Rebecca Withers (Ensemble).

When Ross’ wife leaves him for another woman, he fears he will never find love again. But then Rachel runs back into his life… will he end up with his one true love?

Featuring original songs such as ‘(He’s her) Lobster!’, ‘Richard’s Moustache’ and ‘You’re Over Me? When Were You Under Me?’, the gang take on naked Thursdays, a power cut, and a dinosaur convention.

What could possibly go wrong?

The hilarious parody musical, written by Miranda Larson, will embark on a extensive UK tour. With designs by Anthony Lamble, lighting by Dom Jeffery, sound by Julian Butler, musical composition by Barrie Bignold, choreography by Darren Carnall, associate choreography by Michael Vinsen, casting by Anne Vosser and is produced by Birdbrooke Entertainment ltd.

The Cast

Jamie Lee-Morgan’s (Ross) stage credits include: War Horse at the New London Theatre, Madagascar The Musical on UK and Ireland Tour, One Man, Two Guvnors at Trinity Theatre, Spamalot at Trinity Theatre, and Aladdin on UK Tour.

Charlotte Elisabeth York’s (Rachel) stage credits include:  Aladdin at Victoria Theatre, Halifax, Chicken Soup for the Musical Theatre Soul at Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, The Addams Family at Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, and Bare: A Pop Opera at Last Chance Studio Theatre.

Sarah Goggin’s (Monica) stage credits include: Sister Act on UK Tour and Kilworth House, Aladdin at Alhambra Theatre, Cinderella at Alhambra Theatre, Bad Girls at The Union Theatre, London/Manchester and Taboo at Brixton Clubhouse.

Ally Retberg’s (Phoebe) stage credits include: Fame on Italian Tour and Dick Whittington at Yvonne Arnaud Theatre.

Thomas Mitchells’ (Chandler) stage credits include: The Buddy Holly Story on UK Tour, Big Girls Don’t Cry on UK Tour, Carmen 1808 at Union Theatre and Bully at Etcetera Theatre.

Jordan Fox’s (Joey) stage credits include: Kinky Boots at Adelphi Theatre, Loserville at Union Theatre, Peter Pan at The Playhouse, Hairspray at Cork Opera House, Grease at Cork Opera House, Glee: Live at Gaiety Theatre and Rock Nativity! at Mitchell Arts Centre.

Miranda Larson is a highly experienced writer-director for TV and theatre. A huge fan of the TV Show, Friends, Miranda was inspired to write her own friends-based comedy, The Box Upstairs and it was her first commissioned play in 2004. Her most recent credits include the adaptation of Tom Fletcher’s Christmasaurus for the Hammersmith Apollo, and the writing and directing of Peter Harris and Deborah Allwright’s The Night Pirates, which opened at the Rose Theatre Kingston and toured the UK. Miranda is currently developing Sleepy Hollow for the stage.

Tickets for Friendsical are priced from £15 and are available to purchase from the Worthing Theatres box office on 01903 206 206 and online at worthingtheatres.co.uk.