Floyd Collins

Floyd Collins

A revival of Adam Guettel and Tina Landau’s award-winning musical based on a remarkable true story.

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Floyd Collins Synopsis:

It’s 1925 in Kentucky and fearless cave explorer Floyd Collins dreams of finding fame and fortune deep underground.  When he becomes trapped, it’s a race against time for his family and friends as they fight to set him free. The media circus above ground turns their extraordinary rescue effort into a national sensation. Floyd’s determination will inspire the whole community…

By:
Adam Guettel and Tina Landau
Director:
Jonathan Butterell
Songs by:
Adam Guettel
Lighting:
Rick Fisher
Sound:
Tony Gayle
Design:
Lee Newby
Costume:
Lee Newby
Cast list:
Ashley Robinson (Floyd Collins), Rebecca Trehearn (Nellie Collins), Jack Chissick as Lee Collins, Sarah Ingram as Miss Jane, Ian Burfield, Craig Pinder, Marc Akinfolarin, Sam Thomas, Francesco LoGiudice, Daniel Booroff, Joel Elferink, Christopher Jordan-Marshall and Alex Spinney.
Location: 
Fringe
Floyd Collins Schedule
Previews from: 
Wednesday, 21 September, 2016
Opening date: 
Wednesday, 28 September, 2016
Booking to: 
Saturday, 15 October, 2016
Closes: 
Saturday, 15 October, 2016
MatineeEvening
Monday-7.30pm
Tuesday-7.30pm
Wednesday-7.30pm
Thursday-7.30pm
Friday-7.30pm
Saturday3.00pm7.30pm
Sunday--

Wilton's Music Hall

Address:
1 Graces Alley, London, E1 8JB
Venue Box Office:
020 7702 2789
Nearest tube:
Tower Hill or Shadwell

Our Review

There can be no greater gift to modern musical theatre than composer Adam Guettel whose remarkable work favours quality over quantity, and is welcomed to London once again in a production of his 1996 work Floyd Collins. Together with book writer Tina Landau, the pair have crafted a sensitive exploration of an overlooked corner of America that blends the human condition with the human fight for... Read more

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