Queen of the Mist

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Based on the astounding and outrageous true story of Anna Edson Taylor, who in 1901 on her 63rd birthday set out to be the first person to survive a trip over Niagara Falls in a barrel of her own design.
Trudi Camilleri as Anna Edson Taylor in Queen of the Mist at Charing Cross Theatre

Trudi Camilleri as Anna Edson Taylor - photo by Daniel Penfold


Overview


Genre: Musical
Venue: Charing Cross Theatre
Started: Thursday 15 August 2019
Closed: Saturday 28 September 2019
Running time:To be confirmed
Age suitability: Not available

Background


This production marks the European Premiere of the show.


The original 2011 Off-Broadway production won the Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding New Off-Broadway Musical and was nominated for six Drama Desk Awards, including Outstanding Musical.


Presented by arrangement with R&H Theatricals Europe.


Synopsis


Queen of the Mist is based on the astounding and outrageous true story of Anna Edson Taylor, who in 1901 on her 63rd birthday set out to be the first person to survive a trip over Niagara Falls in a barrel of her own design.


Queen of the Mist explores the fickle world of celebrity and sensationalism with an unconventional heroine determined not to live an ordinary life.


With a soaring score that incorporates turn-of-the-century themes with LaChiusa's insightful and engaging style, this award-winning musical is the story of how one woman risked death so that she could live.


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Dates


Previews from:Thursday 15 August 2019

Press night:Monday 19 August 2019

Closes:Saturday 28 September 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 £18.10

Cast


Trudi Camilleri as Anna Edson Taylor

Will Arundell

Emily Juler

Emma Ralston

Tom Blackmore

Conor McFarlane

Andrew Carter


Creatives


Author: Michael John LaChiusa
Composer: Michael John LaChiusa
Lyricist: Michael John LaChiusa
Director: Dom O'Hanlon
Designer: Tara Usher
Musical direction: Connor Fogel, Jordan Li-Smith (musical supervision)
Lighting: Bethany Gupwell
Sound: Adrian Jeakins
Production: Production management by Daniel Gosselin, produced by Blake Klein for Pint of Wine Theatre Company.

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