The critically acclaimed West End revival production will be screened in cinemas across the UK and Ireland from the 10th November 2019.
More2screen has today announced that the recent acclaimed West End revival of Michael Stewart and Mark Bramble’s 42nd Street will be screened in more than 550 cinemas across the UK and Ireland from the 10th November 2019.
The classic musical features music and lyrics by Harry Warren and Al Dubin and tells the story of Peggy Sawyer, a talented young performer with stars in her eyes who gets her big break on Broadway. It features songs such as 42nd Street, We’re In The Money and Lullaby Of Broadway.
The stage production was produced by Michael Linnit and Michael Grade. It was filmed live for the cinema screen at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane in November 2018 by BroadwayHD, the US-based streaming service for live theatre. Ross MacGibbon directed the filmed version in collaboration with the late Mark Bramble, filming in 4K with 8 cameras at three separate performances to capture the spectacular scale of the stage show.
This revival production starred Bonnie Langford as Dorothy Brock, Tom Lister (Julian Marsh), Philip Bertioli (Billy Lawlor), Clare Halse (Peggy Sawyer as well as Jasna Ivir (Maggie Jones), Christopher Howell (Bert Barry), Matthew Goodgame (Pat Denning), Graeme Henderson (Andy Lee), Bruce Montague (Abner Dillon), Mark McKerracher (Mac/ Doc / Thug), Emma Caffrey (Annie), Ella Martine (Lorraine), Clare Rickard (Phyllis) and Paul Knight (Oscar).
Talking about the news Bonnie Langford said: “I’m so proud that this great production is now going to be screened in cinemas, reaching more people across the UK and Ireland than ever before. 42nd Street has been a part of my life since my twenties when I first played Peggy Sawyer and then a whole 25 years later I returned as Dorothy Brock to Theatre Royal Drury Lane. It feels like the perfect conclusion to a joyous run.”
For more information about the screenings visit: https://42ndstreetcinema.com/