29 Aug 2021 to 11 Sep 2021 Once Only Event
‘Merrily We Roll Along’ is the heartbreaker of Sondheim musicals, looking at how the best of friends lose their way as they fight to win at life. It follows a trio of friends – composer Franklin Shepard, his writing partner lyricist Charley Kringas and upcoming novelist Mary Flynn. The three are primed to change the world through words and music, however success has a way of opening doors that take them further away from what – and who – they love. Famously told in reverse, ‘Merrily We Roll Along’ is an emotional detective story that investigates how grown-up sellouts are forged from wide-eyed poets.
‘Merrily We Roll Along’ brilliantly blends the excitement and energy of a backstage musical with a poignant and emotional contemporary story about the importance of staying true to one’s ideals. It’s a show that crackles with the wit, humour and intensity that embody the spirit of New York City. With a brilliant “Broadway-style” score and that deep insight one expects from any Sondheim endeavour, ‘Merrily We Roll Along’ is a spirited and moving cautionary tale for anyone who has ever pursued a dream.
Once Only Event
29 Aug 2021 to 11 Sep 2021