Merrily We Roll Along Cast to Perform Reading of Kaufman and Hart's 1934 Play That Provided Source for Musical
11 Feb 2013
The London cast of Merrily We Roll Along, including stars Mark Umbers, Jenna Russell and Damian Humbley, will perform a charity reading of the original 1934 Broadway play of the same name by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart that the musical based on.
The performance, which will take place Feb. 24, will be directed by Adam Lenson, with proceeds to benefit Chickenshed Theatre, a youth-based company that works with people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities to produce theatre that inspires, challenges, entertains and educates audiences and participants alike.
In Kaufman and Hart's play, the story of the friendships of its three principal characters are told in reverse chronology, from 1934-1916.
To book tickets, which cost £12.50, contact the box office on 020 7378 1713, or visit www.menierchocolatefactory.com.
Set in the magical world of La Belle Epoque Paris, where fashion, glamour, and passion prevail, Lerner and Loewe's celebrated musical is a romantic comedy about one young woman's journey to find her true self... and her true love.