Violet


1964. Somewhere between North Carolina and Oklahoma, we find Violet, a young woman who was facially disfigured as a child. She hopes her life savings will bring her a miracle halfway across the country.
Violet at the Charing Cross Theatre

Image courtesy Charing Cross Theatre


Overview


Genre: Musical
Venue: Charing Cross Theatre
Started: Monday 14 January 2019
Closes: Saturday 6 April 2019
Running time:To be confirmed
Age suitability: Not available

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Background


Violet is a multi award-winning musical based on the short story The Ugliest Pilgrim by Doris Betts.


Music by Jeanine Tesori (Tony Award winner for Best Original Score with Lisa Kron for the musical Fun Home, and Tony nominated scores for Caroline, Or Change, Shrek The Musical and Thoroughly Modern Millie), Book & Lyrics by Brian Crawley.


Violet premiered Off-Broadway and won the Drama Critics' Circle Award and Lucille Lortel Award as Best Musical, before a Broadway revival where it was nominated for four Tony Awards.


This is the UK premiere.


Performed by arrangement with Music Theatre International (Europe) Limited.


Synopsis


1964.


Somewhere between North Carolina and Oklahoma, we find Violet, a young woman who was facially disfigured as a child.


She hopes her life savings will bring her a miracle halfway across the country.


Reflecting on her childhood, and shaped by the reactions of the people she encounters, Violet embarks on a life-changing personal journey.


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Theatre


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Postal address:
The Arches
Villiers Street
London WC2N 6NL

Box office tel: 08444 930 650

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Dates


Previews from:Monday 14 January 2019

Press night:Monday 21 January 2019

Closes:Saturday 6 April 2019

Performance days & times


Evening:

Monday ‑ 7‑30pm

Tuesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Thursday ‑ 7‑30pm

Friday ‑ 7‑30pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm


Matinee:

Wednesday - 2-30pm

Saturday - 3-00pm


Tickets


Standard:
From £20

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Creatives


Author: Brian Crawley (book)
Composer: Jeanine Tesori
Lyricist: Brian Crawley
Director: Shuntaro Fujita
Set designer: Morgan Large
Costume designer: Jonathan Lipman
Musical direction: Dan Jackson
Choreography: Cressida CarrĂ©
Lighting: Howard Hudson
Sound: Andrew Johnson
Production: Steven M. Levy and Vaughan Williams for Charing Cross Theatre Productions Limited in a co-production with Umeda Arts Theater Co, Ltd., Osaka, Japan

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