A Chorus Line posts closing notices for 31 Aug 2013
The musical revival opened at the London Palladium 19 Feb 2013, following previews from 5 Feb, and would have only played for 7 months when it closes on 31 Aug 2013. It had received good notices from the popular press.
A Chorus Line has music by Marvin Hamlisch, book by James Kirkwood and Nicholas Dante and lyrics by Edward Kleban.
The current cast includes John Partridge (Zach), Scarlett Strallen (Cassie), Leigh Zimmerman (Sheila).
The show is about Broadway dancers auditioning for spots on a chorus line. It is set on the bare stage of a Broadway theatre. The show provides a glimpse into the personalities of the performers and the choreographer as they describe the events that have shaped their lives and their decisions to become dancers. Features songs: One (Singular Sensation), What I did For love, I Can do That, Hello Twelve, Hello Thirteen, Hello Love and Hope I Get It.
A Chorus Line is directed by Bob Avian, who was Michael Bennett’s long term collaborator and his co-choreographer on the original production in 1975. Avian was also responsible for directing the 2006 Broadway revival of A Chorus Line.
Produced by Mark Goucher, Adam Kenwright, ACT Productions, Tim Lawson, Daniel Sparrow & Mike Walsh Productions.