Life of the Party, Celebration of Songs of Andrew Lippa, to Play Menier Chocolate Factory, with Caroline O'Connor and More
11 Apr 2014
The Life of the Party, a celebration of the songs of Andrew Lippa, is to premiere at London's Menier Chocolate Factory, beginning performances May 27 prior to an official opening May 30, for a run through June 14.
The composer will himself host the concert performance of songs from his shows that include John & Jen, The Wild Party, The Addams Family, Big Fish and I Am Harvey Milk.
He will be joined by a cast that includes Caroline O'Connor (Broadway's A Christmas Story), Summer Strallen (Top Hat, Love Never Dies, The Drowsy Chaperone and The Boy Friend, for each of which she was Olivier-nominated) and Damian Humbley (Charley Kringas in Merrily We Roll Along at the Menier Chocolate Factory and then the West End's Pinter Theatre).
Featuring the Broadway classics “To Life (L’Chaim!),” “If I Were A Rich Man,” “Sunrise Sunset,” “Matchmaker, Matchmaker,” and “Tradition,” Fiddler on the Roof will introduce a new generation to this uplifting celebration that raises its cup to joy! To love! To life!