Gallery: Classic musical about good and evil to be brought to theatre stage as company stages Jekyll and Hyde at the Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds

Dark goings on: The cast of the Irving Stage Company rehearsing Jekyll and Hyde: The Musical which i

Dark goings on: The cast of the Irving Stage Company rehearsing Jekyll and Hyde: The Musical which is to be staged at the Theatre Royal in Bury St Edmunds at the end of the month - Credit: Archant

The cast of the Jekyll and Hyde musical at the Theatre Royal in Bury St Edmunds have been busy rehearsing ahead of the show later this month.

Performed by the Irving Stage Company, Jekyll and Hyde: The Musical is on at the theatre from Tuesday, April 29, to Saturday, May 3.

It is based on the classic story about a brilliant doctor whose experiments with human personality create a murderous counterpart.

Convinced the cure for his father’s illness lies in the separation of man’s evil nature from his good, Dr Henry Jekyll unwittingly unleashes his own dark side, wreaking havoc on the streets of late 19th century London as the savage, maniacal Edward Hyde.

Brian Carmack, who is directing the musical, said: “In keeping with the original text, audiences are treated to an exhilarating exploration into the duality at the heart of man.”

Tickets are available by calling 01284 769505 or visit www.theatreroyal.org


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