About the show
Eugenius! is the hilarious musical comedy that follows comic-book writing teenage boy, Eugene, who dreams of superheroes and villains. Teaming up with his best friends Janey and Feris, Eugene gets the unbelievable chance to create his own Hollywood movie, based on his sketches. On the way, he discovers the true meaning of growing up by finding the superhero within, saving the world from evil and falling in love on the way!
With a book, music and lyrics by Ben Adams and Chris Wilkins, Eugenius! premiered in a concert performance in 2016, with stars including David Bedella, Marcus Brigstocke, Amy Lennox and Summer Strallen. Featuring an original 80’s-inspired score, toe-tapping tunes include “Happy Endings Don’t Exist”, “Comic Book Kind of Love”, “Go Eugenius” and more.
Casting includes Rob Houchen as Eugene, Laura Baldwin as Janey, Daniel Buckley as Feris, Neil McDermott as Evil Lord Hector, Scott Paige as Theo, Alex Bourne as Lex, Simon Thomas as Tough Man and Emily Tierney as Super Hot Lady.
Olivier Award-nominated Ian Talbot (Million Dollar Quarter) directs, after previously working as the Artistic Director of Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre. Further creative team includes choreographer Aaron Renfree, set and costume designer Hannah Wolfe, sound designer Gareth Owen and lighting designer Andrew Ellis, with musical direction by Darren Lord.
Boasting a super-hot script that is guaranteed to have audiences in fits of laughter, musical phenomenon Eugenius! arrives in London to play a thrilling West End season. The production runs at the Ambassadors Theatre from 27 October 2018 to 5 January 2019.
Recommended forThose who have fallen in love with the show now have the opportunity to see it in the West End! Fans of new British musicals will also adore the fun story-line and catchy score, whilst comic-book lovers can have a huge geek-fest!
Age Recommendations: Recommended 12+