Best Little Whorehouse in Texas with Sarah Lark at Union
Sarah Lark cast in Best Little Whorehouse in Texas at the Union Theatre, a fringe venue in south London from 18 Oct to 12 Nov 2011.
Sarah Lark (Miss Mona) understudied Nancy and played the role many times in Oliver! at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane after being a finalist on BBC1’s I'd Do Anything search for Nancy, star in the production.
Book by Larry L King and Peter Masterson music and lyrics by Carol Hall.
Directed by Paul Taylor-Mills, lighting by Howard Hudson, choreography Richard Jones. Produced by Antony Stuart-Hicks & Paul Leno for Ash Productions Live
The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas is based on the true story of legendary Texas Brothel the Chicken Ranch, which operated from the 1840s to 1973. It is under the proprietorship of Miss Mona Stangley, having been left to her by the original owner. Protected by a friendly Sheriff and frequented by politicians, football teams and others, the Chicken Ranch thrived in the small town of Gilbert, Texas. However, a crusading do-gooder Houston radio commentator and his conservative audience expose the Chicken Ranch, forcing it to shut its doors forever