Olivier Winning Musical Sunny Afternoon to Launch U.K National Tour

News   Olivier Winning Musical Sunny Afternoon to Launch U.K National Tour Sunny Afternoon, a musical that tells the story of Ray Davies and the Kinks and features some of their best-loved songs including "You Really Got Me," "Waterloo Sunset" and "Lola", is to launch a U.K national tour, beginning performances Aug. 19 at Manchester Opera House.



The musical, which is now in its second year at the Harold Pinter Theatre, won the 2015 Olivier Award for Best New Musical and Outstanding Achievement in Music for Davies. The tour is co-produced by Sonia Friedman Productions and Ambassador Theatre Group. The West End engagement is produced by Sonia Friedman Productions with Tulchin Bartner Productions, Greg Ripley-Duggan for Hampstead Theatre Productions, Tanya Link Productions, Just for Laughs Theatricals/Glass Half Full Productions, Rupert Gavin, in association with Hampstead Theatre and Arlon Productions. The show originally premiered at London's Hampstead Theatre.

It has music and lyrics by Ray Davies with a book by Joe Penhall and original story by Ray Davies. It is directed by Edward Hall, designed by Miriam Buether with choreography by Adam Cooper. Lighting design is by Rick Fisher with sound design by Matt McKenzie for Autograph. The Musical Supervisor is Elliott Ware.

For further details, visit www.sunnyafternoonthemusical.com or to book tickets for tour dates visit http://www.atgtickets.com/shows/sunny-afternoon/

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