The Rhythmics

Southwark Playhouse, London
The Rhythmics
Southwark Playhouse, London

The Rhythmics is at Southwark Playhouse in 2021. Hapless single-dad Grey is in a rut. Teenage daughter Silva packs him off to revive his rockstar dreams, successfully auditioning for ‘Nick & the Rhythmics’ only to realise… he’s actually signed up for an All-male Rhythmic Gymnastics troupe. Against the odds these burly blokes make it as far as the World Championships – twirling their ‘ribbons of fire’ – and along the way Grey finally learns to commit to life.

Calendar Girls meets The Full Monty in this joyous new British musical.

The full production of The Rhythmics will also feature BSL integrated choreography from Deaf men Dancing’s Mark Smith, as well as captions throughout all performances, to make the show accessible for D/deaf and hard of hearing audiences.

Previews from |
2nd December 2021
Opening date |
7th December 2021
Closes |
8th January 2022
P Burton-Morgan and Ben Glasstone
P Burton-Morgan
Will Reynolds
James Nicholson
Will Reynolds
Mark Smith
Francine Huin-Wah
Cast list:
Noel Sullivan, Zweyla Mitchell Dos Santos

Southwark Playhouse Venue Information

Southwark Playhouse, 77-85 Newington Causeway, London, SE1 6BD
Nearest tube:
Elephant & Castle, Borough

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New musical ‘The Rhythmics’ to open at Southwark Playhouse
Thursday, 08 July, 2021, 10:51
A new British musical inspired by gymnastics will open at Southwark Playhouse later this year. P Burton-Morgan and Ben Glasstones. The Rhythmics is at Southwark Playhouse from 2 December - 8 Jan. 2022. The Rhythmics centres around Grey, a middle-aged man who accidentally auditions for an all-male rhythmic gymnastics troupe instead of a rock band. Competing with his new-found team, they make it to the world championships, twirling what press material states are “ribbons of...
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