Falsettos archiveFalsettos is unique - a musical comedy dealing with important contemporary issues such as identity, relationships, sexuality, religion and AIDS. The story concerns Marvin, a successful Jewish New Yorker, his wife Trina and young son Jason. Marvin, who like everyone else in New York, is in therapy, discovers, with the help of his analyst Mendel, that he is gay. His mid-life crisis manifests itself in a relationship with his young, handsome squash partner, Whizzer. No sooner is Marvin out of the door than Mendel proposes to and eventually marries Trina. Just when Marvin thinks life can t get any better, Whizzer dumps him and he s left all alone. However, in the second act, (two years later), Whizzer turns up at Jason s baseball match and, of course, in true musical tradition, he and Marvin fall madly in love once more. However, the happiness doesn t last for long and Whizzer falls ill and is hospitalised. Although it is never articulated, we know his terrible condition is AIDS. We leave Marvin sitting by his bed contemplating whether or not he will succumb to the terrible infection himself.


Natasha J Barnes (Cordelia), Daniel Boys (Marvin), Joel Montague (Mendel), Gemma Knight-Jones (Charlotte), Laura Pitt-Pulford (Trina), Oliver Savile (Whizzer), Albert Atack (Jason - some dates), George Kennedy (Jason - some dates), Elliot Morris (Jason - some dates), James Williams (Jason - some dates)


Music: William Finn
Lyrics: William Finn
Book by(s): William Finn, James Lapine
Company: Selladoor Productions
Director: Tara Overfield-Wilkinson
Choreographer: Tara Overfield-Wilkinson
Design: PJ McEvoy
Lighting: Nic Farman
Sound: Chris Whybrow
Musical Director(s): Richard John, Mark Corssland (musical supervision)


Falsettos (Musical) production archive for QTIX code T1355412215. Details of all Falsettos archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S1009511497

Archive Listings

30 Aug 19
23 Nov 19
The Other Palace
Inner London, Greater London
Performance Details => Venue archive


CORONAVIRUS: All UK venues closed on 16th March 2020, restrictions were lifted on 19th July 2021. Please note that iUKTDb archive listings between March 2020 and July 2021 may not be accurate as we did not receive details of all rescheduled and cancelled shows.

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