RAGS The Musical

RAGS The Musical

Η δεύτερη παραγωγή της People Entertainment Group στο Λονδίνο έκανε πρεμιέρα!
Το «Rags the musical» πραγματεύεται μία ιστορία μεταναστών που ταξιδεύουν στην Αμερική αναζητώντας μία νέα ζωή.
Έως 8 Φεβρουαρίου στο Park Theater London.

RAGS The Musical

Book by Joseph Stein | Music by Charles Strouse | Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz | Revised Book by David Thompson
Directed by Bronagh Lagan

RAGS The Musical tells the heart-warming and powerful tale of a group of Jewish immigrants as they arrive to start a new life in America. Carolyn Maitland (Ghost UK Tour) stars as Rebecca, leading UK musical theatre star Dave Willetts plays Avram and Sam Attwater (EastEnders, Dancing on Ice) will star as Bronfman.

Fresh from Ellis Island, a young mother and her son search for a new life and a sense of home as the 20th century beckons. The streets of Manhattan’s Lower East Side may not be paved with gold, but they echo with the music of opportunity, optimism and hope.

With a ravishing score by the songwriters of Wicked and Annie and the book-writer of Fiddler on the Roof, this is a sweeping saga of America’s immigrant past.

This is a transfer of the UK premiere of this eagerly anticipated new version which premiered at Hope Mill Theatre in February 2019 and is directed by Bronagh Lagan (Little Women, Putting It Together, Promises, Promises).

RAGS The Musical is a story of love, loss and hope. Featuring a score celebrating the multicultural music which was filling the streets of New York in 1910. It is a saga of both hope and disappointment, of power and greed, of strength and love, combined with memorable music.

‘Rags The Musical has always carried an important message, but it feels particularly poignant in 2020’ ★★★★★ The Upcoming

‘This is an American musical for today!’ ★★★★★ London Living Large

‘This beautiful production is a triumph’ ★★★★★ Theatre Fan

‘Gorgeous, life-affirming show’ ★★★★ Mark Shenton, London Theatre

‘Strouse, Schwartz, Stein and Thompson finally have the story they need to tell’ ★★★★ Musical Theatre Review

‘A barnstorming performance by Carolyn Maitland’ Evening Standard

‘This revival feels timely and then some’ TimeOut

CAST

CAROLYN MAITLAND | REBECCA
DAVE WILLETTS | AVRAM
SAM ATTWATER | BRONFMAN
DEBBIE CHAZEN | ANNA
ALEX GIBSON-GIORGIO | SAUL
RACHEL IZEN | RACHEL
SAMUEL JONES | DAVID
JUDE MUIR | DAVID
MARTHA KIRBY | BELLA
OISIN NOLAN-POWER | BEN
JEREMY ROSE | JACK
ARTHUR BOAN | COMPANY
ANGELA CAESAR | COMPANY
ADAM CROSSLEY | COMPANY
DREW DILLON | COMPANY
MATTHEW GENT | COMPANY
NATASHA KARP | COMPANY

CREATIVES

BOOK | JOSEPH STEIN
MUSIC | CHARLES STROUSE
LYRICS | STEPHEN SCHWARTZ
REVISED BOOK | DAVID THOMPSON
DIRECTOR | BRONAGH LAGAN
MUSICAL DIRECTOR | JOE BUNKER
DESIGNER | GREGOR DONNELLY
CHOREOGRAPHER | PHILIP THOMAS
LIGHTING DESIGNER | DEREK ANDERSON
SOUND DESIGNER | JAMES NICHOLSON
MUSICAL ARRANGEMENTS | NICK BARSTOW
CASTING DIRECTOR | JANE DEITCH
CHILDRENS CASTING DIRECTOR | KESTON AND KESTON
GENERAL MANAGER | CHRIS MATANLE AND KATY LIPSON FOR ARIA ENTERTAINMENT
ASSOCIATE PRODUCER | PEOPLE ENTERTAINMENT GROUP
CO-PRODUCER | EDWARD PROPHET
CO-PRODUCER | KNOCKHARDY PRODUCTIONS
PRODUCER | HOPE MILL THEATRE
PRODUCER | KATY LIPSON FOR ARIA ENTERTAINMENT

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