IDENTICAL The Musical - Erich Kästner's beloved "The Parent Trap" finally on stage

Tuesday, July 26, 2022

IDENTICAL is the twin-sational new musical based on Erich Kästner’s novel THE PARENT TRAP. 

Best known for the ever-popular Disney movies which made stars of Hayley Mills in 1961 and Lindsay Lohan in 1998 the story of twin girls separated at birth and reunited by chance at a summer camp ten years later. To get to know their parents and reconcile the two halves of their family, they decide to swap places and live each other’s lives.  

This world premiere is directed by Trevor Nunn responsible for some of the world's greatest musicals (Les Misérables, Starlight Express, Cats and Sunset Boulevard) and comes from the producer of Top Hat, The Play That Goes Wrong and the international hit musical SIX.

Music and lyrics are by the wonderful George Stiles and Anthony Drewe with a book by Stuart Paterson.

Click here for some videos from casting and rehearsals.

Catch it at Nottingham Playhouse between 26th July and 14th August or at The Lowry Salford from 19th August to 3rd September