Sweet Charity

2nd Year BA Musical Theatre
7th August 2018, 8th and 9th June 2018

Mill Studio, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre

Book by Neil Simon

Music by Cy Coleman Lyrics by Dorothy Fields  Based on an original screenplay by Federico Fellini, Tullio Pinelli and Ennio Flaiano

Produced for the Broadway stage by: Fryer, Carr and Harris Conceived, Staged and Choreographed by Bob Fosse

 

“She’s destined to have her heart broken time and again, and so are we watching her.” Mark Shenton, The Stage

Arguably the best known Musical theatre heroines, Charity Hope Valentine is “a girl who wanted to be loved.” 

One of the most famous shows by legendary director/choreographer Bob Fosse, Sweet Charity boasts a laugh-a-minute script by the incomparable Neil Simon set to Cy Coleman’s rhythms and sounds which bring 60’s life in New York to life. From a seedy New York dance hall to the Pompeii Nightclub Charity sings, dances, laughs and cries on her search for her happy ever after.

Featuring much loved classics like Hey, Big Spender and Rhythm of Life among its show-stopping score, Sweet Charity captures spirit of the ‘60s in There’s Gotta Be Something Better Than This!

“the perfect musical for Donald Trump’s America” The Guardian

Director Nick Scrivens                    Choreographer Phyllida Crowley-Smith          Musical Director Niall Bailey

By arrangement with MusicScope and Stage Musicals Limited of New York

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Sweet Charity