Why See Old Friends?
Back by popular demand
Bernadette Peters is set to make her long-awaited UK stage debut alongside Lea Salonga, Janie Dee, Bonnie Langford, Jeremy Seacombe, and a host of musical theatre's brightest and best in this final collaboration between Cameron Mackintosh and the late American theatre master Stephen Sondheim. Following on from the pair's other shows (Side-by-Side-by-Sondheim, 1976 and Putting It Together, 1992) Old Friends will be an in-depth revue featuring some of Sondheim's greatest songs, performed by the very best talents.
First seen in a highly esteemed concert gala staging back in May 2022 and subsequently broadcast on the BBC, Old Freinds' return offers fans 16 weeks of shows, with performances beginning on September 21st. Additional cast set to appear are Beatrice Penny-Tour, Joanna Riding, Christine Allado, Jac Yarrow and many more stars. So Sondheim fans, don't miss out - we predict this will sell like Mrs. Lovett's meat pies!
Opening night: 21 September 2023
You may be required to wear a mask during this performance. Please contact the venue directly for more information.
Cast and Creative
Devised by Cameron Mackintosh and Stephen Sondheim
Direction by Matthew Bourne with Julia McKenzie
Choreography by Stephen Mear
Conducted by Alfonso Casado Trigo
Musical supervision is by Stephen Brooker
Musical arrangements by Stephen Metcalfe
Set design by Matt Kinley
Projection design by George Reeve
Lighting design by Warren Letton
Sound design by Mick Potter
Next available performances
Thu, Dec 7
Fri, Dec 8
Sat, Dec 9
Sun, Dec 10
Mon, Dec 11
Tue, Dec 12
Wed, Dec 13
What you thought
3 reviews, average rating: (5.0 Stars)
Just what was neededâ€¦â€¦.talent in abundance - enjoyment for all with... more
First class! Only for a short 16 week run, do try not to miss it. Makes... more
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