TICKETS ON SALE THROUGH BRITISHTHEATRE.COM ON MARCH 2, 2015 The Daily Mail confirmed today that the multi-award winning Broadway musical Kinky Boots is headed to London’s Adelphi Theatre this summer. Casting for the show is already underway with rehearsals due to begin in July, with a first preview scheduled for 21 August 2015. The search is now on for an entirely British cast. Director Jerry Mitchell told the mail “It’s got to be British actors, because one of the things we always took a beating on in New York was the accents.” Kinky Boots is based on the British film of the same name which starred Chiwetel Ejiofor. It tells the story of Charlie Price, who inherits his father’s shoe factory. Looking to save the family business, Charlie turns to a fabulously fashionable new friend — cabaret star Lola — who gives him an outrageous idea that could change both … Read more
A new trailer has just been released for Made In Dagenham the musical. The show which is based on the hit movie of the same name opened last night in London at the Adelphi Theatre starring Gemma Arterton. The musical tells the story of the 1968 strike by the female employees of the Ford Motor Company who campaigned for equal pay for women. Made In Dagenham is directed by Rupert Goold, with a book by Richard Bean (one Man, Two Guvnors), music by David Arnold and lyrics by Richard Thomas Thomas (Jerry Springer – The Opera).