S5 Ep18: Savannah Stevenson, Marmee in Little Women

In The Frame: Theatre Interviews from West End Frame

Nov 8 2021 • 30 mins

Savannah is starring as Marmee in the London premiere of Little Women at the Park Theatre.

Produced by Aria Entertainment, Hope Mill Theatre and Knockhardy Productions in association with Park Theatre, the musical is based on the 1868 novel by Louisa May Alcott. Little Women ran on Broadway in 2005 starring Sutton Foster.

Savannah starred as Glinda in the West End production of Wicked at the Apollo Victoria Theatre for three years between 2013 and 2016. During her tenure, Savannah performed opposite Willemijn Verkaik, Kerry Ellis, Jennifer DiNoia and Emma Hatton as Elphaba.

Just a few of Savannah's other credits include understudying Mary & Mrs Banks in the original production of Mary Poppins (Bristol & West End), understudy Scarlett in Trevor Nunn’s production of Gone With The Wind (West End), Young Sally in Follies (Northampton Royal), Cinderella in Simply Cinderella (Leicester Curve), Martha in The Secret Garden (West Yorkshire Playhouse), Aspects of Love (Menier Chocolate Factory), Sybil in Chariots Of Fire (Hampstead & West End) and Guenevere in Camelot (London Palladium).

Savannah has also participated in many workshops and regularly works on screen.

In this episode, Savannah discusses the excitement surrounding Little Women's London premiere, the decisions she has made throughout her career and how it feels to be returning to theatre for the first time since becoming a mum.

Little Women runs at the Park Theatre 11th November - 19th December. Visit www.parktheatre.co.uk for info and tickets.

Hosted by Andrew Tomlins.

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