Opened: 01 October 2005
Booking until: 25 March 2006
Running time: 2hrs 40mins
Prices: £ - £
Director: Ian Talbot
Music by: Cole Porter
Cast: Jerry Hall , Graham Bickley , Ria Jones
Musical by Cole Porter with additional lyrics by Susuan Birkenhead and book by Arthur Kopit based on the play The Philadelphia Story by Philip Barry. Directed by Ian Talbot with choreography by Gillian Gregory and designs by Paul Farnsworth.
Wealthy, elegant and priggish, Tracy Lord is about to embark on her second marriage to a successful but stuffy businessman. Her first husband, notorious socialite Dexter Haven, reappears attempting to win back his wife. Meanwhile, little-known tabloid reporter Mike Konner, also falls for Tracy while covering her nuptials for his magazine. Tracy must choose between the three men.
This revival stars Graham Bickley, Katherine Kingsley, Ria Jones and Paul Robinson.
Familiar to most from the classic 1950's film starring Grace Kelly, Bing Crosby and Frank Sinatra, this classic musical features such memorable Cole Porter tunes 'Who Wants To Be A Millionaire', 'True Love', 'You're Sensational' and 'Swell Party'.
This production was originally seen at The Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park in London where it opened for a Summer Season on 22 July 2003. The production proved so popular that the Open Air Theatre extended its season up to 13 September 2003 to allow for an extra eight performances of High Society. Following this a re-cast production was mounted in 2004 which toured the UK for five months. The show has now again been re-cast for its return to London at The Shaftesbury Theatre.