Why See Top Hat?
Winner of three Olivier Awards including Best New Musical!
Irrepressible Broadway sensation Jerry Travers dances his way across Europe to win the heart of society model Dale Tremont.
Packed full of Irving Berlin’s greatest hits, such as Let’s Face the Music and Dance, Cheek to Cheek and Top Hat, White Tie and Tails, stunning tap, romantic ballroom and a little bit of Busby Berkeley thrown in for good measure,
Top Hat is a giddy, glorious celebration of 1930s song and dance, featuring magnificent sets, over 200 costumes and a love story that will set the pulses racing!
Previews from: 19 April 2012
Opening night: 9 May 2012
Top Hat is suitable for audiences aged 5 and upwards
Two hours and 50 minutes with one interval
Cast and Creative
Gavin Lee as Jerry Travers
Kristen Beth Williams as Dale Tremont
Vivien Parry as Madge Hardwick
Stephen Boswell as Bates
Clive Hayward as Horace Hardwick
Ricardo Alfonso as Alberto Beddini
Directed by Matthew White
Design by Hildegard Bechtler
Lighting by Peter Mumford
Choreography by Bill Deamer
Costume by Jon Morrell
Musical direction by Daniel Jackson
Music and lyrics by Irving Berlin
Screenplay by Dwight Taylor & Allan Scott adapted by Matthew White & Howard Jacques.
2013 Olivier Awards
BEST NEW MUSICAL
BEST COSTUME DESIGN - Jon Morrell
BEST THEATRE CHOREOGRAPHER - Bill Deamer
What we thought
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