ORIGINAL LONDON CAST
Vanara tribe we are thrilled and proud to announce here for the first time our official cast of West End and international talent, coming together to launch the world premiere of Vanara at Hackney Empire from the 22nd to the 31st October 2021.
14 Sept 2021
To celebrate Earth day 2021 we are thrilled to share our latest video: a tribute to nature and the environment, core element of Vanara, in sanskrit ‘people of the forest’! Are you ready to discover a new world? Buy your tickets now!
15 Feb 2021
VANARA COVER CONTEST 2021
Vanara’s Tribe If you haven’t already, don’t forget to send us your cover for the chance to be our next finalist and feature in Vanara’s Original London 2021 cast album.
15 May 2020
VANARA COVER CONTEST WINNER
Vanara’s Tribe we are delighted and proud to announce that the winner of Vanara The Musical first Cover contest, based on the jury’s decision, is: Shaira Rica Opsimar! – Shaira is an actress and singer from the Philippines and she has took part in a variety of important productions in her country. We would like to take the chance to thank all of you who made our contest a success. Here’s a special message from our winner 🏆🥇
10 May 2020
VANARA COVER CONTEST
We are thrilled to announce the 5 most voted videos amongst our 15 amazing finalist. 🎉🎉🏅The winner will be announced on the 15th of May, following a final selection from our grand jury. We have received hundreds of entries and we would like to thank each one of you for taking the time to partecipate to Vanara’s first music contest!! We are truly humbled by your overwhelming support! Thank you all again and stay tuned for more updates
21 November 2019
WHAT IS OURS
We are thrilled to share with you the full version of Ayla’s solo “What is ours” from our very own @oliviahenleyy , rising star of musical theatre and nominee at the 2019 Jimmy Awards. Ayla, Vanara’s lead character, will go against the traditions of her own tribe led by the intuition that fire plays a pivotal role for the survival of the species and as such it needs to be shared for the common good of everyone
23 July 2019
‼️ We are thrilled to announce we will shortly be releasing on our website the new live album from our latest workshop. Watch out for more information soon ‼️ #webelongtotheforrest #newmusical #musical #london #theatre #westend
Photo by @photo_monia
02 July 2019
Congratulations to our Ross William Wild, Vanara’s Caladar, for the release of his single “Where the pain lives” with the band @mercutioofficial. Check it out and watch out for new exciting updates to come!
15 June 2019
JIMMY AWARDS 2019
Break a leg to our Olivia Henley who has been nominated as Best actress at The Jimmy Awards – National High School Musical Theatre Awards which will be held in New York on the 24th of June.
12th April 2019
VANARA ON THE WEB
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8th April 2019
VANARA: THE SOUND OF THE FOREST
1st December 2018
VANARA AT THE STRATHMORE HALL
1st December 2018 is the first US performance of Vanara. We have been invited to play a Medley at the Strathmore Hall in Washington DC performed by Ross William Wild and Olivia Henley and a 120 pieces orchestra (The Maryland Youth Sympony Orchestra) and 30 pieces choir (Catholic University) conducted by Maestro Simeone Tartaglione.
11th May 2018
11th May 2018 Vanara is staged and presented to a limited audience in a triumphant workshop.
15 Arpil 2018
FIRST DAY REHEARSALS
Cast and creative team start the rehearsals for the 11th May presentation in London
7 March 2018
We are starting a Crowdfunding Campaign on Indiegogo https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/vanara-the-musical-london/x/6543826#/
Be part of Vanara’s journey!
26 February 2018
DANCE WORKSHOP WITH ELEESHA
Eleesha Drennan is directing a two weeks workshop with six dancers to find the right movements for the tribes. How Kogallisk and Pana are going to move?
20th January 2018
We are auditioning at Umbrella Rooms with Giovanna Romagnoli, Gianluca Cucchiara, Eleesha Drennan, Andrew Whelan and Jonathan O Boyle, and the amazing casting director Anne Vosser.
10th January 2018
TENTATIVE CAST OPTIONED
Tentative cast are optioned for the 2018 workshop. Eva Noblezada, Daniel Boys, Ross William Wild, Chris Cawley
6th November 2017
CARRIE HOPE FLETCHER RECORDS MUSIC VIDEO
Carrie Hope Fletcher shot the music video for Sky Adams’ remix of Sindah’s song – How Do I Open His Eyes. For release early next year.
24th October 2017
HOW DO I OPEN HIS EYES POP REMIX
Award winning music producer Sky Adams (Rizzle Kicks, Zak Abel, Ella Eyre, Dakota, Reggie & Bollie, Rixton, Kate Nash, Saya, Kylie Minogue, The Vamps) produces the pop remix of ‘How Do I Open His Eyes’ from Vanara The Musical featuring Carrie Hope Fletcher.
10th October 2017
SOCIAL MEDIA CAMPAIGN
Vanara’s Social Media campaign began in November across all social media channels. The campaign initially was to gain a following will develop into a new campaign…Are You Thinking Vanara?
21 August 2017
Tony Award winning actress and singer Frances Ruffelle records “The Dance” on Vanara’s concept album. Recorded at AVATAR Studio in New York under Tony Award winning Musical Director and Creative Advisor Ted Sperling.
12 August 2017
CARRIE HOPE FLETCHER
Recorded at Kinghtime Studio in London with James Knight, the amazing Carrie Hope records Sindah’s song “How do I open his Eyes” under musical director Marc McBride and composer Gianluca Cucchiara.
24 July 2017
VANARA FIRST WORKSHOP
On the 24 July the first workshop of Vanara The Musical, took place with a 24 strong cast of incredible artists led by choreographer Eleesha Drennan and produced by Giovanna Romagnoli for Vanara Ltd. It sparks serious interest amongst industry professionals and practitioners.
20 July 2017
SHONA WHITE IS “THE MOON”
Shona White rehearses as ‘The Moon’ in Vanara’s first workshop in London.
18 July 2017
2017 Tony Award nominee (Best Actress for the role of Kim in the latest revival of Miss Saigon ), Eva Noblezada, records ‘Ayla’ on Vanara’s concept album at Avatar Studio in New York with Tony Award winning Music Director and Creative advisor Ted Sperling.