MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG
Music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim; book by George Furth
based on the original play by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart
HAROLD PINTER THEATRE, WEST END
& MENIER CHOCOLATE FACTORY
Director MARIA FRIEDMAN
Sets and Costumes SOUTRA GILMOUR
Choreographer TIM JACKSON
Musical Direction and Supervision CATHERINE JAYES
Lighting Designer DAVID HERSEY
Sound Designer GARETH OWEN
Orchestrations JONATHAN TUNICK
Dance Arrangements JASON CARR
Wig Design RICHARD MAWBY
Producers SONIA FRIEDMAN for SFP
and DAVID BABANI for Menier Chocolate Factory
WINNER - OLIVIER AWARD - BEST MUSICAL
WINNER – CRITICS CIRCLE AWARDS - BEST MUSICAL
WINNER – EVENING STANDARD AWARDS - BEST MUSICAL
MORE 5 STAR REVIEWS THAN ANY SHOW IN WEST END HISTORY
"Tim Jackson’s effortlessly integrated choreography."
Ben Brantley – New York Times
"Friedman’s ensemble is precisely drilled by choreographer Tim Jackson"
"It is, make no mistake, one of the great musical productions of this or any other era. A rare combination of the thoughtful and the thrilling. Go."
"A Superb production"
"A seamless revival by Maria Friedman"
"An absolute zinger…A London triumph"
"Maria Friedman’s glorious revival, rightly transferred to the West End…Hugely witty, tunefully inventive and brightly entertaining…pure pleasure"
The Daily Telegraph
"It’s impossible not to be moved"
"A Heart Clutching Revival"
New York Times
"Musical theatre at its most sophisticated"
"Sharp and sassy"
The Sunday Telegraph
"Move over ‘Mormon’. On yer bike, ‘Once’. There’s a new West End musical that’s better than the both of you…Friedman’s revival gathers tremendous emotional momentum as it rolls along"