Too Close to the Sun, Musical About Ernest Hemingway, to Play London's Comedy

News   Too Close to the Sun, Musical About Ernest Hemingway, to Play London's Comedy Too Close to the Sun, a fictional musical account of the last years in the life of Nobel Prize-winning author Ernest Hemingway, will make its world premiere at the West End's Comedy Theatre July 16 (prior to an official opening July 24) for a limited eight-week run.

The new musical has music by John Robinson, book by Robert Trippini and lyrics by Robinson and Trippini. Orchestrations are by Conor Mitchell. The cast and creative team are still to be announced. The producers are GBM Productions Ltd. According to press materials, "Hemingway is battling the rigours of old age, and takes solace in the company of his young secretary. His wife, tolerating this liaison so as not to lose him, is unaware that the secretary has a secret agenda - to become wife number five and inherit his estate. The arrival of Rex, an old school friend, adds a further complication, as he tries to secure the film rights to the life of the notorious writer. With bribery, lies and manipulation, Rex plays a dangerous game to achieve his goal, but in this suggested account of events leading to Hemingway's death, can there be any winners?"

To book tickets, contact the box office at 0844 871 7622 or visit www.ambassadortickets.com/london.