Tony Award nominee Gavin Lee will take over from Tom Chambers in the role of Jerry Travers in Top Hat at the Aldwych Theatre from 5 February 2013. Lee will star opposite Charlotte Gooch, who replaces Summer Strallen as Dale Tremont from 27 November.

Lee’s many London musical theatre credits include Crazy For You at the Prince Edward Theatre, Peggy Sue Got Married at the Shaftesbury Theatre, DuBarry Was A Lady at Her Majesty’s Theatre and Oklahoma at the National Theatre. He is currently starring on Broadway as Bert in Mary Poppins, the role which he originated in the West End in 2004.

Gooch is currently playing the role of Penny in the national tour of Dirty Dancing, a role she originated in the German production in Berlin.

Top Hat tells the story of American tap dancer Jerry Travers, who comes to London to star in his first West End show and falls in love with the girl of his dreams. Top Hat opened at the Aldwych Theatre 70 years after the classic movie musical starring Fred Astaire and Ginger Rodgers on which it is based opened in cinemas.

Top Hat is currently booking at the Aldwych Theatre until 28 September 2013.

For more information and to book tickets for Top Hat at the Aldwych Theatre, click here.

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