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When Harry Met Barry - Above the Stag Theatre 5 July
When Harry Met Barry, with book, music & lyrics by Paul Emelion Daly, at the Above the Stag Theatre, a fringe venue in Victoria, central London from 5 July to 7 Aug 2011.
Direction & choreography by Tim McArthur, design and costumes by Fiona Stewart, lighting Chris Withers. Musical Director: Lee Freeman
Cast includes Aiden Crawford (Spencer), Wesley Dow (Harry), Holly Julier (Alice), Madeleine McMahon (Betty Blue), Craig Rhys Barlow (Barry).
The show is a modern love story told with humour - a quirky tale of boy meets girl … and then meets boy, with the ‘help’ of a visiting angel whose matchmaking efforts go awry. And yes, the main story is a gay love story. But as the reviews first time round were keen to point out this is a show for everyone, regardless of sexuality. It is a story of young love and everyone’s basic need for companionship, or even just a hug …. whether it’s the girl who wants to be married, the trendy young clubber, the busy TV chef working anti social hours or the ambitious lawyer.