The Grinning Man has extend its booking period at London’s Trafalgar Studios following positive reviews after its opening night in December. Based on Victor Hugo’s 1869 novel The Man Who Laughs, which tells the story of a young man whose face has been mutilated giving the impression he is always smiling, the show has been adapted by Carl Grose with music by Tim Phillips and Marc Teitler. The Grinning Man, which opened on 18th December 2017, will now run at Trafalgar Studios until 14th April 2018.
It’s been a decent year for new, great British musicals. While everyone is still talking about Jamie, Conor McPherson’s Bob Dylan musical Girl From the North Country is gearing up for a West End transfer, and a personal highlight of the year is the Menier’s peppy production of Adrian Mole. At Trafalgar Studios, direct from Bristol, there’s another success story brewing in The Grinning Man... Read more