Directed by Oliver Award winner Steven Hoggett and performed by a young multi-talented cast led by the visionary musician and Broadway star Kyle Riabko, the show features Riabko’s fresh yet beautifully faithful reinterpretations of Bacharach’s classic songs, blending nostalgia and innovation, so that generations young and old can discover the magic of Bacharach’s music as if for the very first time.
Close To You (formerly known as What’s It All About? at the Menier Chocolate Factory) comes complete with Bacharach’s official blessing, with the legend himself declaring, “It’s brilliant. Kyle has done something truly unique with my music. I loved it’!
Fall in love with Bacharach all over again in a dynamic, uplifting and magical journey through over 30 classic hits including: Alfie, Anyone Who Had Heart, I Say a Little Prayer, The Look of Love, Walk on By, Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head, I’ll Never Fall in Love Again, This Guy’s in Love with You, I Just Don’t Know What to Do with Myself, There’s Always Something There to Remind Me, What the World Needs Now is Love and, of course, Close to You.