City of Angels

City of Angels Tickets

Garrick Theatre, London
City of Angels
Garrick Theatre, London

The Donmar Warehouse's production of City of Angels, directed by Josie Rourke, is set to transfer to the Garrick Theatre in March 2020 starring Rosalie Craig and Hadley Fraser reprising their roles alongside Rebecca Trehearn and Vanessa Williams. Tickets for this exciting West End transfer now on sale.

With music by Cy Coleman, lyrics by David Zippel and a book by Larry Gelbart, City of Angels blends the stories of a writer trying to turn his latest book into a screenplay, and the fictional world lifted from his novel. Set in 1940s Hollywood, the show sees most the actors double up to play characters in the 'real-life' storyline (which is played out in full colour), and the 'movie' story (which has a film noir feel). 

Following Josie Rourke's production at the Donmar Warehouse in 2014 - which was her musical directional debut, City of Angels will run at the Garrick Theatre from 5th March 2020 with tickets on sale from Monday, 4th November. 

Reprising their roles from the original Donmar run, Rosalie Craig (Company) will play Gabby/Bobbi, Hadley Fraser (Young Frankenstein) will play Stine, and Rebecca Trehearn (Showboat) will play Donna/Oolie. Vanessa Williams, the Ugly Betty actor who will be making her West End debut, will play Carla/Alaura. 

Please note: 

Rosalie Craig will not perform the role of Gabby/Bobbi on Monday evenings from Monday 30th March.
Theo James, Rosalie Craig and Rob Houchen will be in the show until Saturday 30th May.
Nicola Roberts and Vanessa Williams will be in the show until Saturday 25th July.

The creative team for the show includes choreographer Stephen Mear, lighting designer Howard Harrison, set and costume designer Rob Jones, sound designer Terry Jardine, and video designer Duncan McLean.

City of Angels was first performed on Broadway in 1989, and opened in the West End in 1993 starring Roger Allam and Martin Smith. That production won the Olivier Award for best new musical.   

The cast of City of Angels at the Donmar in 2014 also starred Sandra Marvin, Jennifer Saayeng, Kadiff Kirwan, Jo Servi as the City Angels, as well as Samantha Barks and Peter Polycarpou. 

City of Angels tickets are now on sale.

Previews from |
5th March 2020
Opening date |
24th March 2020
Booking from |
1st June 2020
Available until |
5th September 2020
Closes |
5th September 2020
Larry Gelbart
Josie Rourke
Songs by:
Cy Coleman and David Zippel
Howard Harrison
Terry Jardine and Nick Lidster for Autograph
Robert Jones
Stephen Mear
Cast list:
Rosalie Craig (to 30th May), Hadley Fraser, Rebecca Trehearn, Vanessa Williams (to 27th July), Theo James (to 30th May), Jonathan Slinger, Marc Elliott, Nick Cavaliere, Adam Fogarty, Mark Penfold, Rob Houchen (to 30th May), Joshua St Clair, Cindy Bellot, Sadie-Jean Shirley, Manuel Pacific, Ryan Reid, Nicola Roberts (to 27th July)

Garrick Theatre Venue Information

Garrick Theatre, 2 Charing Cross Road, London, WC2H 0HH
Nearest tube:
Leicester Square

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Donmar's City of Angels to transfer to West End with Rosalie Craig
Friday, 01 November, 2019, 09:48
The Donmar Warehouse production of City of Angels will transfer to the West End, playing at the Garrick Theatre next year, it has been announced. Winning best musical revival at the 2015 Olivier Awards, the West End transfer will reunite the Donmar creative team, including Josie Rourke as director who made her musical theatre directorial debut with the production. Set in 1940s Hollywood, City of Angels celebrates the rise of film noir dramas in a musical tells two...
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