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Love blossoms in a pajama factor. Written in 1954. When Sid Sorokin is appointed superintendent at the Sleep Tite Pajama Factory, all he wants is to settle in and keep his job. Things become complicated, however; when he falls for Babe Williams - the leader of the Workers' Grievance Committee. Set in the 1950's middle America, this show is full of colourful characters including a jealous ex knife thrower and a sleazy corrupt boss, as well as such well known songs as 'Steam Heat' 'Hernando's Hideaway', 'I'm Not At All In Love' and 'This is My Once a Year Day'.Performers Joanna Riding (Babe Williams), Michael Xavier (Sid Sorokin), Peter Polycarpou (Vernon Hines - until 31 May), Gary Wilmot (Vernon Hines - from 2 June), Alexis Owen Hobbs (Gladys), Claire Machin (Mabel), Colin Stinton (Hasler/Pop), Eugene McCoy (Prez), Sion Lloyd (Max), Jennie Dale (Mae), Sharon Wattis (Poopsie), Keisha Amponsa Banson (Brenda), Lauren Varnham (Charlene), Jo Morris (Rita), Nolan Frederick (Charley), Richard Jones (Frank), Dan Burton (Earl), James O'Connell (Joe).
Book by George Abbott. Book by Richard Bissell. Music Richard Adler. Music Jerry Ross. Presented by Minerva Theatre. Director Richard Eyre. Design Tim Hatley. Lighting Howard Harrison. Choreographer Stephen Mear. Musical Director Gareth Valentine (includes dance arrangements/musical supervisor). Sound Paul Groothuis.
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