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    Random Society 55 presents...

    Sweet Charity
    By Neil Simon, Cy Coleman

    19:45, Mon 24th December 2018 - Thu 27th December 2018 at Adelphi Theatre
    19:45, Mon 31st December 2018 - Thu 3rd January 2019 at Adelphi Theatre
    20:45, Mon 7th January 2019 - Thu 10th January 2019 at Adelphi Theatre
    Christmas Vacation

    Sweet Charity is a musical with music by Cy Coleman, lyrics by Dorothy Fields and book by Neil Simon. It was directed and choreographed for Broadway by Bob Fosse starring his wife and muse Gwen Verdon alongside John McMartin. It is based on Federico Fellini's screenplay for Nights of Cabiria. However, where Fellini's black-and-white Italian film concerns the romantic ups-and-downs of an ever-hopeful prostitute, in the musical the central character is a dancer-for-hire at a Times Square dance hall. The musical premiered on Broadway in 1966, where it was nominated for 12 Tony Awards, and also ran in the West End as well as having revivals and international productions.
    The movie/show was adapted for the screen in 1969 with Shirley MacLaine as Charity and John McMartin recreating his Broadway role as Oscar Lindquist. Bob Fosse directed and choreographed this film.

    Get involved with Sweet Charity:

    Auditions are being held at the times below – more details

    • Wed 27th May, 12:15–16:15, Random Location 45
    • Sun 31st May, 16:30–18:30, Random Location 42
    • Mon 25th May, 16:30–18:30, Random Location 20

    We are looking for: Costume Designer, Publicist, Sound Designer, Master Carpenter, Production Manager, Producer and Lighting Designer – more details

    Random text 21 – more details

    Cast

    Charity Hope Valentine -
    Nickie -
    Oscar Lindquist -
    Vittorio Vidal -
    Daddy Brubeck -
    Helene -
    Ursula March -
    Charlie -

    Band

    Production Team

    Director -
    Producer -
    Technical Director -
    Lighting Designer -
    Publicity Designer -
    Sound Designer -