Sondheim’s Road Show at Menier Chocolate Factory

I’ve never been disappointed with any performance I’ve seen at the Menier Chocolate Factory and usually go on to see their shows again when they transfer to the West End which they so frequently do.  I hadn’t mentioned the latest Sondheim musical before because I wasn’t sure what to make of it. That said,  I just noticed all the great reviews on the Menier website.   I thought I’d mention it since it’s only on for a few more weeks.

Set in the early part of the twentieth-century, Road Show tells the true boom-and-bust story of Addison Mizner and his fast-talking brother Wilson, two of the most colourful fortune seekers in American history.  From panning for gold in Alaska to building the city of Boca Rotan in Florida, both were driven by the need to succeed at whatever cost….

While giving enormous pleasure, this aspires to be nothing less a than a state-of-the-nation musical.
**** Guardian
Is it worth the trip?  Unquestionably!
**** Telegraph
Brilliantly staged….Dazzling!”
**** Independent
Witty vivacious production….has a dark comic zest.
**** Financial Times
Performed with sparkle!
**** Evening Standard

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