My Son Pinocchio Jr.

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When the Blue Fairy grants Geppetto's wish to bring his beloved puppet to life, the new father quickly learns that being a parent is full of challenges. He struggles to make his son "the perfect boy," only to lose him to a gang of Roustabouts.
My Son Pinocchio Jr. at Southwark Playhouse

Image: Southwark Playhouse


Overview


Genre: Musical
Venue: Southwark Playhouse
Started: Friday 26 July 2019
Closed: Wednesday 14 August 2019
Running time:1 hr 05 mins (approx)
Age suitability: Not available

Background


Presented by the British Theatre Academy, this youth production is presented by arrangement with Music Theatre International (Europe).


Features flashing lights and haze.


Synopsis


The classic tale of Geppetto's little wooden puppet is given new life Disney's My Son Pinocchio Jr., a new musical that retells the classic story from a fresh perspective.


When the Blue Fairy grants Geppetto's wish to bring his beloved puppet to life, the new father quickly learns that being a parent is full of challenges.


He struggles to make his son "the perfect boy," only to lose him to a gang of Roustabouts.


When faced with the thought of never seeing Pinocchio again, Geppetto truly learns the meaning of family, and being a father.


Featuring beloved classics "When You Wish upon a Star" and "I've Got No Strings" alongside a host of new songs by Oscar and Grammy Award winner Stephen Schwartz, this is a show sure to delight audiences of all ages.


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Theatre


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Postal address:
77-85 Newington Causeway
London SE1 6BD

Box office tel: 020 7407 0234

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Dates


Previews from:Friday 26 July 2019

Press night:Thursday 1 August 2019

Closes:Wednesday 14 August 2019

Performance days & times


Evening:

Tuesday ‑ 7‑00pm

Wednesday ‑ 7‑00pm

Thursday ‑ 7‑00pm

Friday ‑ 7‑00pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑00pm


Matinee:

Tuesday - 3-00pm

Saturday - 3-00pm

Sunday - 2-00pm, 5-00pm


Tickets


Previews:
£14.00

Standard:
£22

Concessions:
£18

Cast


(Press night cast) ...

Ethan Quinn - Pinocchio

James Sampson - Geppetto

Joy Clark - Blue Fairy

Felix Hepburn - Stromboli

Amelie Williams - Fairies in Training

Amelia Ioannou - Fairies in Training

Paul Sarte - Fairies in Training

Albi Fenner - Fairies in Training

Ryan Trevatt - Town Mothers & Fathers

James Knudsen - Town Mothers & Fathers

Cara McTiernan - Town Mothers & Fathers

Emily Brady - Town Mothers & Fathers

Chloe Weir - Town Children

Abigail Tebbit - Town Children

Rory Curtis - Town Children

Therese Sarte - Town Children


Creatives


Author: David Stern
Composer: Stephen Schwartz
Lyricist: Stephen Schwartz
Director: Seimi Campbell
Designer: Gregor Donnelly
Musical direction: Lauren Ronan
Choreography: Holly Hughes
Lighting: Andrew Exeter
Sound: Andrew Johnson
Production: British Theatre Academy

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