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Three Twins Star in Film Adaptation of The Parent Trap

A trio of 12-year-old twins will star in the world premiere of Disney’s most beloved musical adaptation The Parent Trap.

he performed, titled Identical, based on the novel by Erich Kastner, which inspired films including 1961’s Hayley Mills and 1998’s Lindsay Lohan.

After five years of casting, 12-year-old sisters Kyla and Nicole Fox from County Armagh in Northern Ireland, Emme and Eden Patrick from Waltham Abbey, and Sienna and Savannah Robinson from Bromley will play the characters Lottie and Lisa.

The musical will continue the original story of twin girls separated at birth but by chance reunited at a summer camp 10 years later, who attempt to reunite with their divorced parents by identity swap.

Kenny Wax, who produced the musical Six and the play The Play That Goes Wrong, and the award-winning director Sir Trevor Nunn, responsible for Les Miserables and Cats, is adapting the musical – opening in July.

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Kyla and Nicole Fox from County Armagh in Northern Ireland, Emme and Eden Patrick from Waltham Abbey and Sienna and Savannah Robinson from Bromley (Alastair Muir/PA)

“Identical is a story about the reunion of twins who were separated shortly after birth and the healing of a broken family,” Wax said.

“The story has a powerful message to the world right now, and under the genius direction of Sir Trevor Nunn, I have no doubt that Identical will be considered one of the great musicals of this generation. it…provided that we can continuously cast extremely talented characters. Twins. ”

The music and lyrics were choreographed by writers George Stiles and Anthony Drewe, the men behind the award-winning National Theater hit Honk! and Mary Poppins.

They said: “It is exciting to adapt Erich Kastner’s beautiful and timeless story about identical twin brothers separated as babies and determined to bring their families back together.

“It’s a story packed with humour and great characters, which makes it a great canvas to be both a musical and a retelling for a 21st-century audience.”

Identical will open at Nottingham Playhouse from 26 July until 14 August before moving to Salford’s The Lowry on 19 August to 3 September.

https://www.independent.ie/entertainment/music/three-sets-of-twins-to-star-in-musical-adaption-of-the-parent-trap-41457085.html Three Twins Star in Film Adaptation of The Parent Trap

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