Kinetic Theatre are to present a stage musical adaptation of based on Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic thriller The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde.
Jekyll & Hyde – The Musical is the gripping tale of a brilliant mind gone horrifically awry, set to a powerful pop-rock score by Frank Wildhorn with book and lyrics by Leslie Bricusse.
In an attempt to cure his ailing father’s mental illness by separating “good” from “evil” in the human personality, talented physician Dr. Jekyll inadvertently creates an alternate personality of pure evil, dubbed Mr. Hyde, who wreaks murderous havoc on the city of London. As his fiancée Emma grows increasingly fearful for her betrothed, a prostitute, Lucy, finds herself dangerously involved with both the doctor and his alter ego. Struggling to control Hyde before he takes over for good, Jekyll must race to find a cure for the demon he has created in his own mind.
- Jekyll & Hyde – The Musical plays Cardiff’s Atrium Theatre for four performances from June 23 – 24, 2018. For performance and ticket details visit .ticketsource.co.uk/kinetictheatrearts