YANK! at the Charing Cross Theatre
Charing Cross Theatre, The Arches, Villiers Street, London, WC2N 6NL
The West End premiere of YANK! at the Charing Cross Theatre
A moving, gay love story set in World War II, YANK! is an acclaimed musical that explores what it means to be a man, and what it is to fall in love and struggle.
YANK! runs from 3 July 2017 until 19 August 2017 at Charing Cross Theatre.
“Some stories didn’t make it into the history books”
In 1943, young Mid-Westerner Stu serves in the army as a photographer for Yank Magazine, the journal ‘for and by servicemen’. Following the men in Charlie Company, YANK! the musical explores what it means to be a man and fall in love… and struggle to survive in a time and place where the odds are stacked against you.
Scott Hunter will lead the cast as Stu.
Also featuring will be Andy Coxon, Waylon Jacobs, Bradley Judge, Benjamin Cupit, Lee Dillon-Stuart, Chris Kiely, Kris Marc-Joseph, Mark Paterson, Tom Pepper and Sarah-Louise Young.
Book and lyrics by David Zellnik, with music by Joseph Zellnik. Directed by James Baker, with musical direction by James Cleeve, choreography by Chris Cuming, design by Victoria Hinton, lighting by Aaron J. Dootson, sound by Chris Bogg.