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THE RISE-OLATION DIARIES - 7th May 2020

Our composer/writer Graham Lappin & the acting company from the show's recent rehearsed reading explore their experiences of being part of the show and reflect on the impressions the story and characters have left on them. 


HIGHLIGHTS video from our reading - 16th February 2020

A month to the day since our glorious rehearsed reading & we are beyond excited to finally share just some of the highlights from the show - please enjoy and watch this space for what happens next! https://youtu.be/98zdbYtc9-8


 

CAST ANNOUNCEMENT! - 8th November 2019

On January 16th 2020, seven actors and five musicians will perform The Rise in its entirety for the very first time, with an audience of friends & family as well as industry professionals.

The cast for the reading will be as follows:

VIOLET ROACH......................................Lucy Frith
ALFRED ROACH...........................Michael Onslow
WINIFRED ROACH..........................Jill McAusland
LILIAN BROWNING...............................Anna Stolli
HERBERT BROWNING...................George Varley
SAMUEL CHADWICK................Alexander Cosgriff
OLD LADY...................................Catherine Hawkes

If you're an industry creative who would like to join us at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester for the reading, please feel free to drop us a line and we'd be happy to welcome you to the next stage of our exciting journey. Email info@therisemusical.com for more information.