Floyd Collins

Floyd Collins

Venue: 
Wilton's Music Hall
Location: 
Fringe

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

Latest Floyd Collins News & Features

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
First Look at Floyd Collins at Wilton's Music Hall

Images have been released for the new London revival of Adam Guettel and Tina Landau's award-winning musical Floyd Collins which opens this evening at Wilton's Music Hall, directed by Jonathan Butterell.

Thursday, September 15, 2016
Interview with Rebecca Trehearn, star of Show Boat and Floyd Collins

Rebecca Trehearn is one of British musical theatre's shining stars, having recently performed in productions around the country and in London's West End.

Tuesday, September 6, 2016
Interview with Floyd Collins star Ashley Robinson

When you talk about authentic casting in musical theatre you'd be hard-pressed to find a better example than actor and writer Ashley Robinson in Floyd Collins, Adam Guettel's 1996 musical set in 1920s Kentucky.

Thursday, September 1, 2016
Top 10 London Fringe Shows You Have to See This Autumn

From the other side of the August Bank Holiday the summer period certainly looks less bright, and whilst we can at least hope for an Indian Summer later in September, the change in season brings with it a new crop of fantastic productions all across London.

Floyd Collins
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Cast announced for Floyd Collins at Wilton's Music Hall

The cast has been announced for a new revival of Adam Guettel and Tina Landau’s award-winning musical Floyd Collins which runs at Wilton's Music Hall from 21 September to 15 October, with an official opening on 28 September 2016.

Floyd Collins
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Wilton's Music Hall - New Season

Wilton's Music Hall in east London is one of London's best kept secrets. As the oldest grand music hall in the world, it presents a year round programme of theatre, live music and education work that engages many in the local community. The Grade 2 Star listed building has recently reopened following a four year project, and has recently announced details of its upcoming performance season.

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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