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Marilyn & Ella - Sundays in Nov at Apollo Theatre
Marilyn & Ella , a musical play by Bonnie Greer, will play at the Apollo Theatre, Shaftesbury Ave, on Sundays 15, 22 & 29 November 2009.
Based on a true story, Marilyn & Ella explores how singer Ella Fitzgerald, came to worship Marilyn Monroe, not for her external looks but for the individual inside that few in the wider world ever caught a glimpse of. Interspersed with numerous hit songs from the era, including ‘I Got Rhythm’, ‘My Funny Valentine’, ‘Every Time We Say Goodbye’, ‘Mack the Knife’ and ‘Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friend’.
It is directed by Colin McFarlane and features Suzie Kennedy as 'Marilyn Monroe'. The part of Ella Fitzgerald has yet to be announced.
It is produced by 4thWall Entertainment / Speckulation Entertainment.