New Cast Member Announced For UK Tour Of Madagascar The Musical

Joseph Connor - Photo: Provided by Joseph Connor
Joseph Connor - Photo: Provided by Joseph Connor

Joseph Connor joins the UK Tour of Madagascar The Musical.

Taking over the role from Matt Terry, musical theatre star Joseph Connor (Wicked, The Lord Of The Rings, Starlight Express) will play the role of Alex the Lion in the UK Tour of Madagascar The Musical.

Joseph joined the original London company of Wicked when it first opened at the Apollo Victoria Theatre 13 years ago when he was just 17! In Encore Radio’s Post-Show Drinks podcast, we speak to Joseph about his Wicked Story and what it was like attending the open auditions back in 2005.

Post-Show Drinks – Encore Radio Podcast: Joseph Connor

Joseph Connor will join Posi Morakinyo as Marty, Connor Dyer as Melman, Anna Barnes as Private/Mort, Esme Laudat as Rico/Lynn, Michael Larcombe as Mason/Lars, Monique Ashe- Palmer as Kowalski and William Beckerleg as Skipper/Maurice.

About Madagascar The Musical

Based on the smash DreamWorks animated motion picture, Madagascar The Musical follows all of your favourite crack-a-lackin’ friends as they escape from their home in New York’s Central Park Zoo and find themselves on an unexpected journey to the madcap world of King Julien’s Madagascar.

Join Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe, Gloria the hip hip Hippo and those hilarious, plotting penguins as they bound onto stage in the musical adventure of a lifetime.

Filled with outlandish characters, adventure galore and an upbeat score, you’ll have no choice but to “Move It, Move It!”


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