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...
cut to the chase... present the Spring 2014 season, at the Queen's Theatre Hornchurch, in north east London, from 31 Jan to 7 June 2014.
From 31 Jan to 22 Feb
Our Man in Havana
by Graham Greene; adapted by Clive Francis. Set in 1950s Cuba at the height of the Cold War. Jim Wormold - hapless vacuum salesman and broke ex-pat – desperately needs cash to fund his daughter’s lavish lifestyle. So when he’s approached by the British Secret Service to become a spy, he agrees, tempted by the generous expense account. Clueless about espionage, he files pretend reports, using drawings of vacuum cleaner parts and recruiting imaginary agents!
From 7 to 29 March
Two and Two Make Sex
by Richard Harris and Leslie Darbon. Poor George is having a mid-life crisis and seeks comfort in the arms of pretty young Jane.Suspicious of his 'business trips' away and his sudden efforts to lose his middle-aged paunch, George’s long-suffering wife Clare soon cottons on. Complicating things even more, Jane’s jealous boyfriend Nick hatches a hare-brained scheme to put a stop to the affair!
From 11 Apr to 3 May
The Great Gatsby
by F. Scott Fitzgerald; adapted by Peter Joucla. Amid the glitz of the roaring '20s, mysterious young millionaire Jay Gatsby moves into town and throws a series of luxurious parties at his waterside mansion. He arouses the suspicions of Tom Buchanan, a wealthy philanderer who lives across the bay with his beautiful but unhappy wife Daisy. When Gatsby and Daisy meet one fateful afternoon, their lives change forever.
From 16 May to 7 June
by John-Michael Tebelak with music and new lyrics by Stephen Schwartz. A celebration of love with pop, folk and rock hits such as Light of the World and Day by Day.