CORONAVIRUS: All UK venues closed on 16th March 2020 and there is currently no planned re-opening time though it will not be before 1st June 2020 and is most likely to be September (according to some West End producers).
Some shows have been cancelled, or closed early, but many are being rescheduled and we are trying to keep up with the changes - assume that anything posted for April and May is actually postponed or cancelled. Pantomimes are possible but a few venues and shows may not return and larger venues and tours are unlikely to re-appear before 2021 though we have some hope for some panto ....
Set in New England during the Civil War, Reverend March is away ministering to the Federal troops. He leaves behind in Concord, Massachusetts matriarch Mrs March (Marmee) with their four daughters, Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy who through the course of the musical turn from young girls into women. Eldest daughter Jo is headstrong, tomboy like, passionate and an aspiring writer. Despite her protestations she works for her wealthy Aunt March as a lady s companion bringing in much needed funds for the family. In her spare time she writes stories in the little attic room, dreaming of becoming a famous writer. It is Jo who puts pen to paper and weaves the tale of her sister s trials and tribulations as they grow up experiencing poverty, love, friendship and the importance of family. Charity Concert Performance for Gingerbread. Performers Gina Beck (Meg), Helena Blackman (Belle Gardner), Norman Bowman (Professor Bhaer), Daniel Boys (Laurie), Nikki Davis-Jones (Jo), Sarah Lark (Beth), Shona Lindsay (Marmee), Jon Robyns (John Brooke), Lisa-Anne Wood (Amy), Samantha Barks (guest performance), Mark Shenton (host). Book byPeter Layton.MusicLionel Segal.LyricsLionel Segal (based on Louisa May Alcott's 1868 novel of the same title).ProducerPaul Taylor-Mills.Adapted bySteven Luke Walker.DirectorNicola Samer.Musical DirectorNiall Bailey.