The road to happiness is a bumpy ride. The Hoover family has more than a few troubles, but young Olive has her heart set on winning the Little Miss Sunshine beauty contest. When an invitation to compete comes out of the blue, the Hoovers must pile in to their rickety yellow camper van. Can it survive the 800-mile trip from New Mexico to California - and more importantly, can they? This uplifting, modern classic celebrates the quirks of every family, the potholes in every road, and the power of overcoming our differences. European Premiere.Performers Laura Pitt-Pulford (Sheryl), Gary Wilmot (Grandpa), Gabriel Vick (Richard), Paul Keating (Frank), Sev Keoshgerian (Dwayne), Sophie Hartley (Olive - some dates), Sophie Hartley Booth (Olive - some dates), Evie Gibson (Olive - some dates), Lily Mae Denman (Olive - some dates), Ian Carlyle (Larry/Buddy), Imelda Warren-Green (Linda/Miss California), Matthew McDonald (Joshua Rose/Kirby), Chloe Raphael (Mean Girl), Ava Hurley (Mean Girl), Ellicia Simondwood (Mean Girl), Elodie Salmon (Mean Girl), Summer Pelley (Mean Girl), Ava Masters (Mean Girl), Josselyn Ospina Escobar (Mean Girl), Saffia Richards (Mean Girl), Yvie Bent (Mean Girl).
Book by James Lapine. Music William Finn. Lyrics William Finn. Producer Arcola Theatre. Producer Selladoor Productions. Director Mehmet Ergen. Design David Woodhead. Lighting Richard Williamson. Choreographer Anthony Whiteman. Music Mark Crossland (musical supervision).