Broadway musical 42nd Street at Theatre Royal Drury Lane Theatre Royal Drury Lane, Catherine Street, London, WC2B 5JF
ABOUT 42nd Street
Iconic Broadway musical 42nd Street returns to London’s Theatre Royal Drury Lane.
Come and meet those dancing feet. The Olivier and Tony Award-winning musical comedy now playing in London with an all-singing, high-kicking cast of over 50 tearing up the West End’s biggest stage.
A dazzling and romantic homage to the world of musical theatre, this spectacular song and dance show features some of the greatest songs ever written, such as “We’re In The Money,” “Lullaby of Broadway,” “Shuffle Off To Buffalo,” “Dames,” “I Only Have Eyes For You” and of course “42nd Street”.
42nd Street runs from 20 March 2017 until 5 January 2019 at Theatre Royal Drury Lane, London.
WHAT’S THE STORY ABOUT?
Young Peggy Sawyer is fresh off the bus from small-town America and just another face in the chorus line on Broadway’s newest show. But when the leading lady gets injured, Peggy might just have the shot at stardom she’s always dreamed of…
WHO’S IN IT? 42ND STREET CAST
The cast features Lulu ‘Dorothy Brock’, Tom Lister ‘Julian Marsh’, Clare Halse ‘Peggy Sawyer’, Jasna Ivir ‘Maggie Jones’, Norman Bowman ‘Pat Denning’, Stuart Neal ‘Billy Lawlor’, Graeme Henderson ‘Andy Lee’, Christopher Howell ‘Bert Barry’, Bruce Montague ‘Abner Dillon’, Mark McKerracher ‘Mac/Doc/Thug’ and Emma Caffrey ‘Annie’.
42nd Street has a book by Michael Stewart and Mark Bramble, music by Harry Warren and lyrics by Al Dubin, this sparkling new production will be directed by co-author Mark Bramble and choreographed by Randy Skinner, the team who staged the 2001 Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival. The production is produced in the West End by Michael Linnit and Michael Grade.
The mother of all showbiz musicals – Daily Telegraph
If it’s a real musical you’re after, this is the one to watch – The Observer
a spectacular revival – Time Out
Utterly moreish extravaganza of glitz – The Times
Extraordinary – The Stage
Please note: Bonnie Langford will join the cast as Dorothy Brock from 3 September 2018.