Following their collaboration on Boudica at the Shakespeare’s Globe, it has been announced that Tristan Bernays will reunite with director Eleanor Rhode and choreographer Tom Jackson Greaves on the 1950’s musical.
It has been confirmed that Snapdragon Productions in association with The Watermill Theatre will present the musical at The Watermill Theatre from the 11th January until the 10th February, before transferring to The Vaults in London from the 29th March to the 5th May.
Following the success of their recent production of Boudica at the Shakespeare’s Globe, Tristan Bernays and Eleanor Rhode reunite for the 1950s Rock ‘n’ Roll musical, which first seen at the Southwark Playhouse in 2015.
Set in the aftermath of the Blitz against a backdrop of austerity, it follows the lively story of Teddy and Josie, all dressed up and ready to hit the streets of London for an unforgettable night out, no matter how dangerous the consequences. TEDDY is the ultimate story of teenage rebellion and the birth of a new musical era. Music includes electrifying original songs plus well-known hits from the 1950s performed by the on-stage live band Johnny Valentine and the Broken Hearts.
The show features music by Dougal Irvine, musical direction by Harrison White, set design by Max Dorey, lighting design by Christopher Nairne, sound design by Max Pappenheim and costume design by Holly Rose Henshaw.
Tour dates for the production are as follows:
The Watermill Theatre – Thursday 11 January – Saturday 10 February 2018
Salford Lowry Quays Studio: – Tuesday 13 February – Saturday 17 February 2018
Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds – Monday 19 February – Saturday 24 February 2018
Nuffield Southampton – Monday 26 February – Saturday 3 March 2018
Chesterfield Pomegranate – Monday 5 March – Saturday 10 March 2018
New Wolsey Ipswich – Monday 19 March – Saturday 24 March 2018
The Vaults – Thursday 29 March – Saturday 5 May 2018