Sheffield Crucible cast named for Richard Hawley musical, Standing at the Sky’s Edge

Standing at the Sky's Edge, showing at Sheffield Theatres.
Standing at the Sky's Edge, showing at Sheffield Theatres.

Casting has been announced for two Sheffield Crucible shows, including a musical featuring the songs of city musician Richard Hawley.

Standing at the Sky’s Edge in the Crucible is a love song to Park Hill. With a score combining new and classic Hawley songs, the show tells the story of three families through 60 turbulent years.

Standing at the Sky's Edge, showing at the Crucible, Sheffield

Standing at the Sky's Edge, showing at the Crucible, Sheffield

The cast features Darragh Cowley (Spring Awak-ening), Nicole Deon (Dreamgirls), Louis Gaunt (Kiss Me, Kate), Adam Hugill (Pennyworth), Robert Lonsdale (Chewing Gun), Fela Lufadeju (Guys & Dolls), Maimuna Memon (Jesus Christ Superstar), Johanne Murdock (Holly-oaks), Damian Myerscough (Coronation Street), Alastair Natkiel (Line of Duty), Faith Omole (An Ideal Husband), Deborah Tracey (A Mad World My Masters), Rachael Wooding (Fat Friends the Musical) and Alex Young (Show Boat).

Hang in the Crucible Studio is set in nearly-now Britain. With a radically altered legal system, a woman who has been the victim of a serious crime takes control of the perpetrator’s fate. It features Diveen Henry (Apple Tree Yard), Marianne Oldham (A Very English Scandal) and Sid Sagar (Press).

Hang runs from February 20 to March 9 and Standing at the Sky’s Edge from March 14 to April 6.