Too Close to the Sun musical at Comedy from 16 July

Too Close to the Sun musical at Comedy from 16 July

Too Close to the Sun, a new musical, will be making its World Premiere at the Comedy Theatre opening 24 July 2009, following previews from 16 July - booking to 5 Sep 2009.

Music by John Robinson, Libretto by Roberto Trippini, Lyrics by Roberto Trippini & John Robinson, based on a play by Ron Read.

The Creative Team and casting will be announced soon!

A fictional account of the last year in the life of Ernest Hemingway. Author and Nobel Prize-winner Ernest Hemingway, battling the rigours old age, takes solace in the company of his young secretary. His wife, tolerating this liaison so as not to lose him, is unaware that the secretary has a secret agenda - to become wife number five and inherit his estate. The arrival of Rex, an old school friend, adds a further complication, as he tries to secure the film rights to the life of the notorious writer. With bribery, lies and manipulation, Rex plays a dangerous game to achieve his goal, but in this suggested account of events leading to Hemingway s death, can there be any winners?

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