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From4th December 2014
To6th December 2014
What is currently on at Alhambra (V282499872)

Miracle on 34th Street

Miracle on 34th StreetT618235550
In 1950s New York, Doris Walker juggles her job as a senior executive at Macy's department store with raising her daughter, Susan, by herself. Whilst Susan dreams of having a father and a brother, her determined mother is far more concerned with organizing the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade - one of the biggest events in the Big Apple's annual calendar - and renewing Macy's deadly rivalry with the city's "other" department store, Gimbel's, in the run up to Christmas. When her regular Santa Claus turns up incapacitated moments before the parade begins, Doris is rescued by the sudden appearance of a certain Kris Kringle, a genial old-timer who bears a striking resemblance to the North Pole's most famous inhabitant. Kringle's success as a stand-in Santa at the head of the parade leads Doris to offer him the same job in Macy's Christmas grotto. But no sooner is he installed than he starts to behave - well, strangely. And then he claims that he is, in fact, the real Santa Claus . . . Now spreading a wave of love throughout New York - and creating harmony between feuding department stores - is one thing. But can Kris Kringle also convince a psychiatrist, a courtroom, and the entire state of New York, that Santa Claus is not a myth? And, in passing, make Susan's dreams come true?
Book by Meredith Willson
Music Meredith Willson
Lyrics Meredith Willson

Archive :: production:T618235550, musical:S2145283902, venue:V282499872

Production details


Producer Paul Taylor-Mills Ltd
Director Max Reynolds
Choreographer Russell Smith
Choreographer Philip Joel
Musical Director Lee Freeman
Music Mark Crossland (musical supervision)
Design David Shields
Performer Danny Lane (Kris Kringle)
Performer Hannah Thompson (Susan Walker)
Performer Claire Hawkins (Doris Walker)
Performer Carl Lindquist (Fred Gaily)
Performer Michael Adams (R.H. Macy)
Performer Brandan Matthew (Marvin Shellhammer)
Performer Joanna Gregory
Performer Emily Barnett-Salter
Performer Charlotte Jay
Performer Jessica Lucy
Performer Kate Hulme
Performer Jack Warren
Performer Frank Derrington
Performer Dann Kharsa
Performer Toby Joyce
Performer David Muscat

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