Sharon D Clarke, Debbie Kurup, Clive Rowe and Gemma Sutton are to star in Susie McKenna’s production of Blues In The Night at the Kiln Theatre this July.
Artistic Director Indhu Rubasingham today announced the full cast for Blues in the Night – Susie McKenna directs Sharon D Clarke (The Lady), Debbie Kurup (The Woman), Clive Rowe (The Man) and Gemma Sutton (The Girl) the first major London revival in 30 years.
Chicago 1939. One man, three women, their lives, memories and the sweet music that gets them through the night.
The Olivier and Tony Award nominated musical is a scorching compilation of 26 hot and torchy blues numbers that frame the lives and loves of four residents of a downtown hotel. Featuring soul-filled songs by blues and jazz icons Bessie Smith, Duke Ellington, Johnny Mercer, Harold Arlen and many more, this will be a sizzling night to remember.
Blues In The Night has musical direction by Mark Dickman, choreography by Frank Thompson, designed by Robert Jones, costume design by Lotte Collett, lighting design by Neil Austin, and sound design by Avgoustos Psillas.
Blue In The Night runs at the Kiln Theatre from 18 July to 7 September 2019.