42nd Street

Theatre Royal Drury Lane

42nd Street

04 Apr 2017 - 20 Oct 2018

£18.00 - £146.00

Pro reviewers rating
14 reviews

4.2 out of 5.0
Peer reviewers rating
0 reviews

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Young Peggy Sawyer is fresh off the bus from small-town America and just another face in the chorus line on Broadway’s newest show. But when the leading lady gets injured, Peggy might just have the shot at stardom she's always dreamed of…

Songs include We’re In The Money, Lullaby of Broadway, Shuffle Off To Buffalo, Dames, I Only Have Eyes For You and 42nd Street.

Highly anticipated new revival of the song and dance, American dream fable of Broadway with an all-singing, high-kicking cast of more than 50.

Based on a novel by Bradford Ropes and Busby Berkeley’s 1933 movie.

Original co-author Mark Bramble, director of the 2001 Tony Award®-winning production, returns to direct.

Ages 5+

(Cast details as from 19 March 2018)

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“Broadway classic brought thrillingly back to life with dazzling, thunderous tap routines.”

Tim Bano (The Stage, Time Out)

“The mother of all showbiz musicals... A tightly drilled army of hoofers... An American classic right royally revived. ”

Dominic Cavendish (The Telegraph)

“Designed to blow you away... authentic production values. And there isn’t a weak link among the performers... Epic.”

Neil Norman (Express, The Stage)

“An old fashioned glamour musical that keeps on giving when others would have called it quits.”

Ann Treneman (Times)

“From the terrific tappy terpsichorean treat of the opening number the bar is set somewhat high and rarely puts a foot wrong.”

West End Whingers

“Dazzling... proves decisively that sometimes bigger really is better... Sheer synchronised splendour... hard to beat... Blissful”

Matt Wolf (Arts Desk)

“Mesmerising... another winner... Classic, sequin-spangled glamour... Sumptuous costumes... The chorus line is enormous... Great ”

Quentin Letts (Daily Mail)

“Delivers big time; the razzmatazz of the staging is so preposterous that it makes you smile... Impossible not to like.”

Sarah Crompton (What's On Stage, Guardian)

“Bitter, sharp-eyed one liners... An electrifying hoard of hits... Socks you over the head with good old-fashioned spectacle.”

Alice Saville (Time Out, Independent)

“Dance is really the thing, the “show-within-a-show” framework permitting ridiculously over-the-top Busby Berkeley-like routines.”

Sarah Hemming (Financial Times)

“Hot hoofing... nimble, varied, and imaginative... It’s the ensemble, choreographed by Randy Skinner, that makes you gasp.”

Susannah Clapp (The Observer)

“If there’s any justice, the brilliantly fleet Halse should emulate her character by seeing her name in lights for years to come.”

Michael Arditti (Express)

“Machine-like precision... Curiously heartless... Dancing distracts us from some of Dubin’s dubiously sexist lyrics... Savourless”

Michael Billington (The Guardian)

“A superabundance of spectacle... an impeccably-drilled cast of more than 50 tap up a continual storm to some very tuneful songs.”

Fiona Mountford (Evening Standard)

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