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Simbi Akande and Sasha Woodward cast in the UK premiere of The Prince of Egypt!

Simbi trained at Mountview Academy of Academy Arts. Her Theatre credits include The Light in the Piazza (Royal Festival Hall & LA Opera),Violet (Charing Cross Theatre), Putting It Together (Hope Mill Theatre), Wurca 1 in Qu4rter (Workshop), Nadia in F**KED in Marrakech (Workshop), Marta in Company (Aberdeen Arts Centre), Tzeitel in Fiddler On the Roof (Chichester Festival Theatre), Clara Brown in Ghost (UK Tour), Mamie Till in Rosa The Musical (Workshop), Show Boat (New London Theatre) and A Feast Of The Gods (Almeida).

Sasha trained at Phil Winston’s TheatreWorks and has won a whole host of dancing accolades – her most recent being the IDTA Theatre Awards for Modern and Theatrecraft. She was recently seen on BBC’s The Greatest Dancer as part of the Dane Bates Collective, and has also been a soloist onGot to Dance (Sky 1). Her Stage Credits include Victoria in Cats! (Kilworth House), Dick Whittington (Imagine Theatre), Cinderella (Imagine Theatre), Swan Lake (English Youth Ballet), Giselle (English Youth Ballet) and The Nutcracker (English Youth Ballet).  This is Sasha’s West End Debut.

Experience the epic emotion and soaring music of The Prince of Egypt, the extraordinary new musical from three-time Academy Award-winner Stephen Schwartz (composer of the global phenomenon Wicked). Journey though the wonders of Ancient Egypt as two young men, raised together as brothers in a kingdom of privilege, find themselves suddenly divided by a secret past. One must rule as Pharaoh, the other must rise up and free his true people; both face a destiny that will change history forever. Based on the acclaimed DreamWorks Animation film, and featuring the Academy Award-winning, chart-topping song ‘When You Believe’, The Prince of Egypt is an exhilarating, powerful and joyous celebration of belief and the human spirit.

To book tickets, go to http://dominion.theatre-tickets.com/the-prince-of-egypt