A Journey to the Past, Maria Friedman’s 1-night only celebration of the works of Ahrens & Flaherty has been rescheduled to 12 September 2022. Tickets for A Journey to the Past are available here.
Casting for the new date is to be revealed soon. The show had been due to feature Carrie Hope Fletcher (Cinderella, Heathers), Rob Houchen (South Pacific), Cedric Neal (Back To The Future), Lucy St Louis (The Phantom of the Opera) and Summer Strallen (Young Frankenstein, Top Hat).
All ticket holders for the original date have been contacted by the venue, and tickets for the new date are now on sale.
The musical celebration, directed by Maria Friedman, will feature a selection of music from the writing duo’s most beloved works, including Maria Friedman reprising her Olivier Award-winning performance of “Back to Before” from Ragtime.
Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty are considered the foremost theatrical writing team of their generation. They won Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards for the Broadway hit Ragtime and were nominated for two Academy Awards and two Golden Globes for Twentieth Century Fox’s animated feature film Anastasia, which they also adapted for the Broadway stage. Their newest musical Knoxville is currently making its world premiere in Florida.
Their musical Once On This Island won London’s Olivier Award and Broadway’s 2018 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical. Other theatre credits include Ragtime, Seussical (one of the most produced shows in America); Rocky; My Favourite Year; Chita Rivera – The Dancer’s Life; Dessa Rose; A Man of No Importance; The Glorious Ones; Lucky Stiff and two upcoming shows, Knoxville and Little Dancer.
A Journey to the Past will be performed for one performance only at the Lyric Theatre on 12 September 2022.