It’s been confirmed that a new bio-musical about the rise to fame of the Bee Gees is in the works, and could be eyeing a place in the West End.
Universal Theatrical Group is the team behind...
Contact to close 10 May 03
Contact has posted early closing notices at the Queens Theatre after a run of 7 months. The last performance will be Sat 10 May 2003. (The show was booking to 31 May 03)
Susan Stroman's Broadway dance-musical opened in the West End in October 2002 to superb notices from the popular press: THE INDEPENDENT says, "Whatever Contact is, it's an entertaining show." THE DAILY TELEGRAPH says, "This is a show of wonderful originality, equally rich in choreographic invention and warm humanity." THE EVENING STANDARD says, "Swinging sensation." THE SUNDAY TIMES says, "It is a tough, magical, elegant show, funny and intelligent, ironical, generous and irresistibly playful."THE STAGE says, "Thrilling stuff."
Featuring Leigh Zimmerman & Michael Praed, the show is in fact three short dance pieces:
Swinging A Forest glade , 1767; A Servant, an Aristocrat, a Girl on a Swing.
Did You Move?An Italian restaurant, Queens, 1954; A Wife, a Husband, a Headwaiter.
Contact An Advertising Executive, a Bartender, a Girl in a Yellow Dress.
All of the musical accompaniment is recordings of tunes, from classical to pop to swing.