Carrie Evans has cancer. A renowned theatre star, and not yet 50, she's determined to cling on to life. But though she arrives at a London clinic expecting treatment, nothing can prepare her for the other patients on the ward. Their startling experiences give Carrie an unexpected, life-changing insight. Her decisions will rock the system...
Directed by WhatsOnStage-nominated Guy Retallack and starring Gillian Kirkpatrick (American Psycho, Chess) and Beverley Klein (Les Miserables), Happy Ending is a witty new musical about dying well. It takes a matter-of-fact and often humorous eye to the most difficult situation of all, adapted from the writer Anat Gov’s own experience of cancer.
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“A play with songs set in an oncology clinic, it undeniably displays a gutsy determination to tackle head-on a subject often obsc”
“This screw-you cancer musical is endearingly bizarre, but doesn't quite work.”