The revival of Stephen Sondheim’s musical which had to close early due to the second lockdown will now be streamed digitally from the 19th to the 22nd November.
The Barn Theatre has announced that their recent revival of the Sondheim musical Marry Me A Little starring Rob Houchen (Les Misérables, The Light in the Piazza) and Celinde Schoenmaker (Rocketman, The Phantom of the Opera) will be streamed digitally from 19th-22nd November.
This latest production of the musical directed by Kirk Jameson (Just So, Madagascar) was recorded in its final performances leading up to the second lockdown.
Conceived by Craig Lucas and Norman René, Marry Me A Little is a one act musical follows two ex-lovers as they explore their secret, unshared fantasies whilst they are left alone in their studio apartments on a Saturday night. It features a number of songs that were taken out of the original productions of some of Sondheim’s iconic musicals including Follies, Company and A Little Night Music.
Iwan Lewis, CEO & Artistic Director of the Barn Theatre, said of the announcement, “Marry Me A Little was a truly special production that sadly had to close early due to the latest lockdown. We were determined to find a way to ensure the production still got a proper end to its run and are thrilled that we are able to now stream this for anyone who wants to see this wonderful show, wherever they may be. We remain committed to opening our doors and welcoming back our audiences for live theatre, however after the continued success of our digital co-production What a Carve Up! we cannot ignore the global demand for innovative digital theatrical content and so I look forward to announcing further digital plans in the coming weeks.”
The production features musical direction by Arlene McNaught (SIX, Little Miss Sunshine), set and costume design by Gregor Donnelly (Daddy Long Legs, Aspects of Love), musical staging by Sam Spencer-Lane (The Last Five Years, Aspects of Love), lighting design by Sam Rowcliffe-Tanner (Henry V, Private Peaceful), sound design by Harry Smith (Henry V, Private Peaceful) and projection design by Benjamin Collins (Henry V).
Tickets for the streamed production will be £13.50, with options available to add a donation to the theatre (which is a registered charity). Tickets are now on sale at barntheatre.org.uk/all-venues