It has been said that ‘You won’t succeed on Broadway if you don’t have any Jews’. Broadway wouldn’t be what it is today without the Jewish composers and writers whose melodies we so greatly adore.
You Won’t Succeed on Broadway if You Don’t Have Any Jews is not in any way political. It is simply a joyous celebration of over 80 years of the Jewish contribution to Musical Theatre. Fresh from an opening in Tel Aviv, the London run features an all-star cast including Lloyd Daniels (Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat), Sarah Earnshaw (Spamalot) and Sophie Evans (The Wizard of Oz).
The audience will be taken on a captivating musical journey from the 1930s to present day, with the fascinating and unique success stories of Broadway’s most famous composers. The biggest hits from every decade will be performed by seasoned West End performers, a dancers’ ensemble and on-stage band. From the early sounds of George and Ira Gershwin and Irving Berlin through to showstoppers from contemporary musicals such as Rent, Hairspray and Parade, this is one singularly sensational show for all the family.
Producers, Collaborative Artists, comment, We are thrilled to introduce our phenomenal cast of seasoned West End actors, who all share a passion for musical theatre and the groundbreaking works of these sensational composers. We, at Collaborative Artists, feel it is imperative to display the show’s message to audiences all over the world and believe that theatre should go far beyond entertainment! Bringing the show back to the West End means the world to us and we can’t wait to dazzle the St James with a splash of Broadway.
Associate Director Evan Ensign
Musical Director Inga Davis Rutter
Choreographer Chris Whittaker
Developed by Michaela Stern and Daniel Donskoy
Producers Collaborative Artists Ltd
Cast: David Albury, Sophie Evans, Alex Marshall, John Barr, Danny Lane, Yiftach Mizrahi, Lloyd Daniels, Natalie Lipin, Mira Ormala, Sarah Earnshaw, Jackie Marks and Rebecca Wicking
You Won’t Succeed on Broadway if You Don’t Have Any Jews
Performance Dates Tuesday 25th August – Saturday 5th September 2015, 7.30pm
Thursday and Saturday matinees, 2.30pm
No performances on Sundays
Running time 2 hour 20 minutes including interval
St. James Theatre, 12 Palace Street, London SW1E 5JA
Box Office Tickets are available from www.stjamestheatre.co.uk or 0844 264 2140
Twitter @onbroadwayldn, @collaboartists, @St_JamesTheatre, #YouWontSucceed
Wednesday 17th June 2015