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Merrily We Roll Along extends 2 wks to 9 March at Menier
Merrily We Roll Along , has extended its run by 2 weeks to 9 March 2013, at the 180 seat Menier Chocolate Factory, an Off West End venue near London Bridge, south London
Directed by actress Maria Friedman, who is making her directorial debut, the show opened 28 Nov 2012, following previews from 16 Nov 2012.
The cast includes Mark Umbers (Franklin Shepard), Damian Humbley (Charley Kringas), Jenna Russell (Mary Flynn), Josefina Gabrielle (Gussie Carnegie), Clare Foster (Beth Spencer), Glyn Kerslake (Joe Josephson), Zizi Strallen (Meg).
Music by Stephen Sondheim, book by George Furth based on the play by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart.
Designed by Soutra Gilmour, choreography by Tim Jackson, lighting by David Hersey, sound by Gareth Owen.
Charts the relationship between three friends, Franklin, Charley and Mary over three decades in the entertainment business. Includes songs including ‘Good Thing Going’, ‘Not a Day Goes By’ and ‘Old Friends’