City of Angels
Tour synopsis, cast & creatives
1940's LA; Stein, a popular fiction writer struggles to hang on to his creative control, marriage and sanity, as his bestselling detective novel is turned into a movie by an egomaniac producer. The twists, turns and compromises forced upon him by the studio look set to wear away all that is good about his book, until Stone, the movie's Raymond Chandler-esque hero, decides to step out of the frame and take matters into his own hands.Performers Hadley Fraser (Stine), Rosalie Craig (Gabby/Bobbi), Rebecca Trehearn (Donna/Oolie), Vanessa Williams (Carly/Alaura), Nicola Roberts (Avril/Mallory), Theo James (Stone), Jonathan Slinger (Buddy Fiddler), Marc Elliott (Panchos.Munoz), Nick Cavaliere (Sonny), Adam Fogarty (Big Six), Mark Penfold (Luther Kingsley), Rob Houchen (Jimmy/Dr Mandril), Joshua St Clair (Peter Kingsley), Cindy Bellot, Sadie-Jean Shirley, Manuel Pacific, Ryan Reid.
Book by Larry Gelbart. Music Cy Coleman. Lyrics David Zippell. Producer Donmar Warehouse. Director Josie Rourke. Design Robert Jones. Lighting Howard Harrison. Choreographer Stephen Mear. Sound Terry Jardine. Sound Nick Lidster (for Autograph). Musical Director Gareth Valentine.