Pick Yourself Up at the Queen's Theatre Hornchurch
Pick Yourself Up, a musical comedy By Stephen Wyatt, in a reworking of Moliere farce Medecin Malgre Lui. at the Queen's Theatre, in Hornchurch, northeast London, 4 to 26 Mar 2011.
Loosely based on the 17th century farce. Set in 1930s New York and packed with hits from the golden age of Hollywood musicals (Includes songs by Cole Porter and Jerome Kern). It’s show time at The Trocadero and things are not what they seem. Renowned gangster, Joe 'Hatchetface' Tamales, thinks he’s found a famous shrink to cure his sick daughter. But the gorgeous Gloria isn’t really sick; just love-sick. And the shrink’s not really a doctor; he’s Tom, a dancer from the club.
Directed by Matt Devitt, designed by Rodney Ford, lighting by Chris Howcroft, choreography by Cara Elston, sound by Alexander Broad. Musical direction by Julian Littman.
Cast includes cut to the chase, Queen’s permanent ensemble of actor-musicians, Jared Ashe, Allison Harding, Elliot Harper, Simon Jessop, Tom Jude, Greg Last, Natasha Moore, Matthew Quinn, Sarah Scowen.