News: Sheffield Theatres announces casting for She Loves Me

Sheffield Theatres has announced the cast for its Christmas musical She Loves Me at the Crucible Theatre from Saturday 11 December 2021 – Saturday 15 January 2022.

Directed by Sheffield Theatres’ Artistic Director Robert Hastie, the cast includes: Adele Anderson playing Head Waiter (Fascinating Aïda), Lewis Cornay playing Arpad Laszlo (John and Jen, The Book of Mormon), Andy Coxon playing Steven Kodaly (Curtains, West Side Story), Marc Elliott playing Ladislav Sipos (The Girl on the Train, Macbeth), Kaisa Hammarlund playing Ilona Ritter (Fun Home, Sweet Charity), Karl Seth playing Zoltan Maraczek (Annie Get Your GunThe Kite Runner), David Thaxton playing Georg Nowack (The Phantom Of The Opera, Passion), and Alex Young playing Amalia Balash (Guys and Dolls, Standing at the Sky’s Edge).

The Ensemble includes: Zac Adlam (Cinderella), Michael Anderson (The Sound of Music), Kamau Davis (Sleeping Beauty), Lawrence Guntert (Cabaret, also Dance Captain and Assistant Choreographer for She Loves Me), Samantha Hull (Guys and Dolls), Esme Laudat (Hairspray) and Gleanne Purcell-Brown (Curtains).

Amalia and Georg work together in a parfumerie in a picturesque Hungarian town. Constantly clashing, the two colleagues are at odds on the shop floor. But they do have one thing in common. They’ve both answered a lonely hearts advert and now live for the letters they exchange, unaware of the identity of their true loves. As they count down the shopping days to Christmas, love and snowflakes are in the air.

From the songwriters of Fiddler on the Roof, and the writer of Cabaret, and based on the story that inspired You’ve Got Mail. A glorious romantic comedy musical, She Loves Me will warm even the chilliest of winter evenings.

Robert Hastie, Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres and Director of She Loves Me said:

“Our Christmas musical this year promises to be a glorious, heart-warming swirl of festive joy. It’s a classic story of true love flourishing where you least expect it, set amid the bustle of December shoppers. We can’t wait to present you with a Christmas treat featuring new and familiar faces on the Crucible stage this winter.”

She Loves Me will be at the Crucible Theatre from Saturday 11 December 2021 – Saturday 15 January 2022. Tickets are available from

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