Why See 42nd Street?
the iconic musical tours the uk!
Following its recent revival on the West End, 42nd Street sings and dances its way to the UK! A dazzling cast of over 50 tells the iconic story of a chorus girl who gets a shot at fame when the star of the show is injured, featuring iconic tunes including 'We're In The Money' and 'Lullaby of Broadway'.
What is 42nd Street about?
In 42nd Street, we follow Peggy Sawyer, an aspiring Broadway actress who arrives on the Great White Way fresh from small-town USA. When she makes the chorus of a brand-new musical, she has much more than just her own insecurities to tackle, including jealousy from the production's leading lady, a megalomanic director, and a casanova leading man who won't take no for an answer!
Did you know?
The original West End production of 42nd Street in the 1980s is where Catherine Zeta-Jones got her big break! In a true case of art-imitating life, she was a chorus girl who took over the lead role when both the main actress and her understudy were absent, and consequently caught the eye of a producer in the audience!
Opening night: 26 March 2024
Suitable for ages five years and older and each attendee will need their own seat
You may be required to wear a mask during this performance. Please contact the venue directly for more information.
Cast and Creative
Samantha Womack as Dorothy Brock
Michael Praed as Julian Marsh
Faye Tozer as Maggie Jones
Les Dennis as Bert Barry
Nicole-Lily Baisden as Peggy Sawyer
Sam Lips as Billy Lawlor
Oliver Farnworth as Pat Denning
Anthony Ofoegbu as Abner Dillon
Erica-Jayne Alden, George Beet, Charlie Bishop, Kevin Brewis, Olly Christopher, Briana Craig, Jordan Crouch, Rhianna Dorris, Ashleigh Graham, Alyn Hawke, Aimee Hodnett, Connor Hughes, Deja Linton, Sarah-Marie Maxwell, Greta McKinnon, Ben Middleton, Benjamin Mundy and Jessica Wright
Olivier Awards, 2018 - Nominations
Best Theatre Choreographer - Randy Skinner
Best Musical Revival
Best Costume Design - Rodger Kirk
2018 What's On Stage Awards
Best Musical Revival
Best Set Design
Best Costume Design
What we thought
Glitter BROADWAY pizazz!
if you're looking for something with heart and pizzazz, and you've got a little time to spare, head on down to Forty-Second Street.
Plot be damned! 42nd Street is an exciting extravaganza, bursting with zinging one-liners, bucketfuls of glitter and tremendous talent. Self-referential and gloriously staged, I fully fell for this one.Read full review
What you thought
5 reviews, average rating: (4.4 Stars)
Brilliant acting, signing, and dancing, thoroughly enjoyed this musical... more
Wonderful! A stellar cast provided a polished and enjoyable performance.... more
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