A tale of wartime heroism set in a small town in southern California during World War Two. Young Homer delivers telegrams of love, joy and the sorrows of war. His mother prays for the safe return of his brother Marcus from the front line. His sister dreams that she too could fight for her country. A timeless coming of age story that celebrates the healing spirit of community and the unifying power of song, with an exuberant musical score of swing, gospel, pop, folk and show tunes, delivered with explosive energy.Performers Tomm Coles, Brenda Edwards, Jordi Fray, Sarah Harlington, Helen Hobson, Kate Marlais, Terel Nugents, Tom Robertson, Jo Servi, Jos Slovick, Tony Stansfield, Theo Stevenson, Chris Storr.
Book by William MacDumaresq (from and original story by William Saroyan). Music Galt MacDermot. Producer Young Vic. Producer The Opera Group. Producer WPT. Director John Fulljames. Design Jon Bausor. Lighting Bruno Poet. Sound Fergus O'Hare. Musical Director Phil Bateman.