You have to admire the energy and chutzpah behind this new musical, based on the much-loved 1993 movie Sleepless in Seattle. The project has been kicking around for over a decade, and had an outing, in a different incarnation, at California's Pasadena Playhouse in 2013. A total rewrite by a new creative team followed, and the transformed version was set to premiere in London in March - until pandemic struck, and theatres went dark. Now, with a plethora of Covid protocols in place, it arrives -...
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Following three preview performances in 2019, don't miss the exclusive world premiere of Sleepless: A Musical Romance, the enchanting romantic musical comedy based on the original screenplay Sleepless in Seattle at the Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre. Brimming with all the charm of the much-loved film, Sleepless features a sparkling jazz-inspired score.
When eight-year-old Jonah phones a Seattle radio show and gets his dad, Sam, to talk live on air about the heart-breaking loss of his mother, Sam instantly touches hearts across America. Nearly 3,000 miles away, journalist Annie starts to ask herself whether Sam could be more than just a great news story. It looks like love is in the airwaves, but how do you know if he's the one for you if you've never even met?
Perhaps only a last-minute dash to the top of the Empire State Building can prove that somewhere there's someone for everyone...
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Cast and creative
By: Michael Burdette
Songs by: Robert Scott and Brendan Cull
Director: Morgan Young
Producer: Theatre Royal Plymouth production presented by Michael Rose and David Shor, in association with Marc Toberoff and the Bord Gais Energy Theatre, Dublin
Cast list: Jay McGuiness, Kimberley Walsh, Daniel Casey, Harriet Thorpe, Tania Mathurin, Jake Sharp, Charlie Bull, Colin Burnicle, Christie-Lee Crosson, Laura Darton, Leanne Garretty, Matt Holland, Ross McLaren, Gary Murphy, Dominique Planter, Annie Wensak, Benjamin Wong, Theo Collis, Mikey Colville and Jack Reynolds.
Design: Morgan Large
Lighting: Tim Lutkin
Costume: Sue Simmerling
Sound: Avgoustos Psillas and Terry Jardine for Autograph
Latest Sleepless: A Musical Romance News & Features
Audiences and theatre fans are far from fatigued, as all eyes are awake and drawn to the highly-anticipated production of Sleepless, A Musical Romance, which begins performances this evening at the London's Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre. The new production, which celebrates its world premiere, announced last month that the musical would begin socially distanced indoor performances from 25 August, with strict socially-distancing measures in place, including temparture checks and face mask...
Sleepless: A Musical Romance announced that it will be using a new, fast testing proceduce to test the show's cast, musicians, crew, and theatre staff daily during rehearsals and performances of the show, which is scheduled to start socially distanced indoor performances at the Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre on 25 August. The new test is called FRANKD (Fast, Reliable, Accurate, Nucleic-based Kit for Covid19 Diagnostic Detection), and testing can take place on site, as this procedue does not...
Sleepless, A Musical Romance, based on Nora Ephron's screenplay Sleepless in Seattle, will begin performances on 25 August with an official opening date on 1 September at Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre. The production was originally scheduled to open on 24 March but was postponed due to the government shutdown of theatres. The show will be following social distancing guidelines and other COVID-secure protocols including temperature checks, mask requirements, and contactless food and beverage...
Having previously starred alongside each other in the West End in Big, Kimberly Walsh and Jay McGuiness are set to reunite as they star in the premiere of Sleepless the Musical from April.Starring as Annie and Sam respectively, they will be joined by Daniel Casey who will play Walter in the romantic comedy musical about an architect who starts a new life in the Washington city and meets and falls for an engaged newspaper reporter.It is based on the 1993 Nora Ephron film starring Tom Hanks and...
Following the previous postponement of Sleepless the Musical in 2017, the musical will receive its world premiere at the Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre next year. Newly renamed as Sleepless: A Musical Romance, tickets will go on sale on 10th December. The musical is based on the 1993 film Sleepless in Seattle, following a widower in Seattle named Sam and a journalist named Annie, who fall in love on opposite sides of the country. Sleepless: A Musical Romance features a book by Michael Burdette,...