After selling out two shows at the London Palladium in just 5 hours and adding an extra matinee, the European premiere of the multi award-winning manga stage musical Death Note The Musical in Concert will transfer to the Lyric Theatre for 6 performances from 7-10 September.
Please note that due to work commitments, Adam Pascal is unable to transfer with the production to the Lyric Theatre. Casting is to be announced.
Light Yagami, a bright but dissatisfied high school student in Tokyo comes across a discarded notebook owned by Ryuk, a mythological god of death. Discovering he can kill anyone by just writing their names in the supernatural notebook, Light takes justice into his own hands by filling the notebook with names of the nation’s most wanted criminals. But a detective only known as “L” is soon tracking him down...
Based on the best-selling Japanese manga series of the same name by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata/Shueisha, this ground breaking musical has a score by Frank Wildhorn, with lyrics by Jack Murphy and a book by Ivan Menchell.
The production is directed and choreographed by Nick Winston, with costumes by Kimie Nakano, musical supervision by Katy Richardson, musical direction by Chris Ma, orchestrations by Jason Howland, design by Justin Williams, lighting by Ben Cracknell, sound by Ben Harrison, and casting by Harry Blumenau.
Tickets go on general sale from 12noon today (28 July).