Based on the play, MY SISTER EILEEN by Joseph Fields and Jerome Chodorov, the Tony award winning WONDERFUL TOWN is a bright and cheery love letter to the colorful experience of living life in New York in the 1930's.
Cast includes: Lizzie Wofford as Ruth, Francesca Benton-Stace as Eileen, Aneurin Pascoe as Baker, Simon Burr as Wreck, Francessca Pim as Helen, Hugo Joss Catton as Frank, Nicholas Chiappetta as Appoplous, Laurel Dougall as Mrs Wade, Ashley Holman as Chick/Ensemble, Jack Keane as Lonigan/Ensemble, Jon R Harrison as Valentin/Ensemble, Leah Pinney as Violet/Ensemble, Lucie Horsfall as Ensemble/Dance Captain, Joe Goldie as Ensemble, Kitty Whitelaw as Ensemble and Anna Middlemass as Ensemble.
The show tells the story of two sisters, Ruth and Eileen, who move from a rural town in Ohio to experience the bright lights, the big city, and the crazy characters of Greenwich Village, New York City. Ruth is an aspiring writer and Eileen is a dancer who wants to pursue a life on stage. One sister can’t find a man no matter what she does, the other can’t keep them away. Together, these two sisters take on the world, pursuing their dreams and finding love along the way.
WONDERFUL TOWN features a bright Leonard Bernstein score, including such classics asA Little Bit in Love, One Hundred Easy Ways to Loose a Man, A Quiet Girl and Ohio.
Venue: Ye Olde Rose and Crown Theatre, 53 Hoe Street, London, E17 4SA
Closest Tube/National Rail: Walthamstow Central, Victoria Line. (5 mins walk)
Dates: 12th - 30th October 2016
Press Night: Friday 14th October 2016
Times: Tuesday - Saturday at 7.30pm; Sundays at 3.00pm.
No performances on Mondays
Price: £18.00/ £16.00 Concessions
Box Office: 020 8520 8674/ www.ticketsource.co.uk/allstarproductions
Director: Tim McArthurMusical Director: Aaron Clingham
Choreographer: Ian Pyle
Casting: Benjamin Newsome
Producer: Andrew Yon
Other: Performances by arrangement with Boosey & Hawkes Music Publishers Ltd.