See Who's Starring in Edinburgh Fringe Favorite Kathy and Stella Solve a Murder in London's West End | Playbill

London News See Who's Starring in Edinburgh Fringe Favorite Kathy and Stella Solve a Murder in London's West End

The musical centers on best friends who attempt to solve the murder of their favorite author via their true crime podcast.

Bronté Barbé and Rebekah Hinds in Kathy and Stella Solve A Murder! Mihaela Bodlovic

Edinburgh Fringe favorite (and Playbill Pick) Kathy and Stella Solve a Murder is heading to London's West End, and a team of crackerjack detectives has been assembled. Performances will begin at the Ambassadors Theatre May 25 and continue through September 14. Watch a trailer for the upcoming run below.

The musical comedy previously sold out two runs at the Edinburgh Fringe, as well as the Bristol Old Vic and HOME Manchester.

Starring Bronté Barbé (Newsies) and Rebekah Hinds (Oklahoma!) as Kathy and Stella (respectively), the musical centers on two best friends who host the least successful true crime podcast in Hull. When their favorite author is killed, they attempt solve the mystery—and turn their podcast into an international success.

In the West End, Barbé and Hinds will be joined by Imelda Warren-Green (Doctor Who: Time Fracture) as Erica, as well as Elliot Broadfoot (Annie Get Your Gun) as Justin, Hannah-Jane Fox (Close-Up, the Twiggy Musical) as Felicia, Elliotte Williams-N'Dure (Moulin Rouge) as DI Sue Shaw, and Ben Redfern (The Witches) as David Slatter. 

The company will be completed by Jennifer Caldwell (Six the Musical), Chelsea Hall (Bring It On the Musical), and Sorelle Marsh (The Time Traveller’s Wife). 

The production's music team comprise music director and keyboard player Andrew Hilton, keyboard player Catherine Benson, guitarist Laura Browne, and Philip Williams on drums.

Originally brought to the stage by Francesca Moody Productions and Kater Gordon, Kathy and Stella Solve a Murder features a book and lyrics by Jon Brittain, music and lyrics by Matthew Floyd Jones, and choreography by Fabrian Aloise, with Brittain and Aloise co-directing.

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