René van Kooten and Gerrie van der Klei in new musical Anastasia

René van Kooten is the male leading role in the new musical Anastasia. Also Gerrie van der Klei is to see in the show, which is played in the Circustheater in Scheveningen.

Albert Verlinde told Thursday morning in good Morning the Netherlands Van Kooten plays the role of villain Gleb Vaganovzal. In The Telegraaf says that Van der Klei (73) plays the role of the grand duchess.

The show, which is being developed by Stage Entertainment, is since 2017 on Broadway in New York.

The musical is based on the famous eponymous animated movie from 1997. That is about an orphan Anya, who goes in search of the history of her family. She was the only one of the family Romanov that the murder of the Russian tsar and his family in 1918, has survived.

The show is the successor of The Lion King and will be starting in september to show at the Circustheater. Van Kooten is currently starring in the musical Evita, and plays from the theatre season 2020/2021 in Titanic.

See also:
Musical Anastasia after Broadway to the Netherlands

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