Seventeen stories. Eight chances. One singular sensation!
New York City. 1975. On an empty Broadway stage, seventeen performers are put through their paces in the final, gruelling audition for a new Broadway musical. Only eight will make the cut. A Chorus Line is a musical masterpiece that revolutionised Broadway, with creator Michael Bennett using real-life testimonies from late-night recording sessions with dancers. Celebrate the lives of theatre’s unsung heroes, as they tell searing stories of ambition, shattered hopes, and what it really costs to follow your dreams.
Originally produced at Curve and Directed by Nikolai Foster, with a book by James Kirkwood and Nicholas Dante, music by Marvin Hamlisch and lyrics by Edward Kleban, A Chorus Line features iconic songs including One, I Hope I Get It, Nothing and the hit ballad What I Did For Love.
The legendary Adam Cooper (Singin’ in the Rain, Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake) and Carly Mercedes Dyer (The Drifters Girl Tour, West Side Story, Curve, Leicester) reprising their roles as Zach and Cassie which they played to great critical acclaim at Curve in 2021. Join us for sensational choreography, heart-wrenching personal stories and musical theatre’s most unforgettable finale. Content warnings: haze, loud music, strobe, theatrical smoke, bereavement, physical violence and abuse, mental ill health, discrimination, strong language, discussion of sexual abuse