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Brookside Theatre Romford - Season to November
The Brookside Theatre in Romford, northeast London, season to November includes...
Shout!, 31 July to 3 Aug 2013. Created by Phillip George and David Lowenstein, directed by Harri Sepple. A nostalgic nod to London's Swinging Sixties, follow five “fab” gals on a high-energy, hip-shaking, non-stop vibrant trip through the decade that gave birth to such timeless pop anthems as 'Downtown', 'To Sir With Love', 'Goldfinger', 'Son Of A Preacher Man', 'I Only Wanna Be With You', 'These Boots Were Made For Walking' , 'Those Were The Days' and, of course, 'Shout!'
Sweeney Todd, 12 Sep to 21 Sep. Music & Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. Book by Hugh Wheeler. From an adaptation by Christopher Bond. Directed by Jai Sepple. Tells tale of the infamous homicidal career of Sweeney Todd, the unjustly exiled barber who returns to 19th Century London seeking revenge againt the lecherous judge who coveted his young wife and falsely imprisoned him.
The Woman In Black, 24 Oct to 2 Nov 2013. Stage adaptation by Stephen Mallatratt. Based on the novel by Susan Hill. Arthur Kipps , a junior solicitor, is summoned to attend the funeral of Mrs Alice Drablow, the house's sole inhabitant, unaware of the tragic secrets which lie hidden behind the shuttered windows.
Grease, 14 Nov to 23 Nov 2013. Book, music & Lyrics by Jim Jacobs & Warren Casey. Songs from the show include 'Grease (Is The Word)'; 'You're The One That I Want'; 'Greased Lightning'; 'Hopelessly Devoted To You' and 'Sandy'.