City Of Angels, Garrick Theatre

City of Angels

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The Donmar Warehouse’s Olivier Award winning production of CITY OF ANGELS hits the West End!

Josie Rourke’s “ingenious, stupendous revival” (The Telegraph) premiered in 2014, where it was hailed as “a blissful evening” (The Stage) that’s “smart, seductive and very funny” (Evening Standard).

With a swinging score by Cy Coleman and David Zippel and a brilliantly witty book by Larry Gelbart, CITY OF ANGELS is a musical love letter to the glamorous world of old Hollywood and film noir.

City of Angels is booking from 31 August 2020 until 5 September 2020 at the Garrick Theatre, London.

What’s the Story?

A screenwriter with a movie to finish.
A private eye with a case to crack.
But nothing’s black and white when a dame is involved.
And does anyone stick to the script in this city?
This is Tinseltown. You gotta ask yourself: what’s real…and what’s reel…

Who’s in it? City of Angels Cast

The cast features Hadley Fraser (The Winter’s Tale, Young Frankenstein), Rosalie Craig (Company), Rebecca Trehearn (Showboat), Theo James (Divergent, Insurgent, Allegiant), Jonathan Slinger (Charlie and The Chocolate Factory), Nicola Roberts (Girls Aloud, The Masked Singer)  and making her West End debut, Vanessa Williams (Ugly Betty, Desperate Housewives, Kiss Of The Spider Woman, Into The Woods).

The cast also features Marc Elliott, Nick Cavaliere, Adam Fogarty, Mark Penfold, Rob Houchen, Joshua St Clair, Cindy Bellot, Sadie-Jean Shirley, Manuel Pacific and Ryan Reid.

Creative Team

Written by Larry Gelbart with music and lyrics by Cy Coleman and David Zippel.

Directed by Josie Rourke with design by Robert Jones, lighting by Howard Harrison, musical direction by Gareth Valentine, choreography by Stephen Mear, sound design by Terry Jardine and Nick Lidster for Autograph.

Reviews

★★★★★ “Ingenious, delightful and frothing with wit. A stupendous revival.” The Daily Telegraph
★★★★★ “dazzling, thrilling and sizzlingly sexy.” The Arts Desk
★★★★★ “This heavenly musical is easily the punchiest, most intelligent in town. A blissful evening” The Stage
★★★★ “clever, gloriously stylish and elegant revival” “a smart, seductive and very funny show” Evening Standard
★★★★ “Josie Rourke’s dazzling revival… a jazzy delectably tart take on film noir and Tinseltown” Independent
★★★★ “Rosalie Craig is probably the best musical theatre actor of her generation” Time Out
★★★★ The Guardian
★★★★ The Times

Performance Schedule

Theatre Information

Garrick Theatre
Address: 2 Charing Cross Road, London, WC2H 0HH
Nearest Underground: Charing Cross (Northern line, Bakerloo line), Embankment (Northern line, Bakerloo line, District line, Circle line), Leicester Square (Northern line, Piccadilly line)
Nearest Buses: 3, 6, 9, 12, 13, 15, 24, 29, 30


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