Operation Mincemeat: A New Musical Extends into 2024

Operation Mincemeat: A New Musical extends reserving into 2024, becoming a member of hits together with Hamilton, Six, Guide of Mormon, Cabaret and Les Misérables, because it continues its run on the West Finish’s Fortune Theatre by twenty fourth February. That is the present’s fourth extension.

Extension tickets will likely be accessible on normal sale on Friday twenty eighth July at 10am.

Operation Mincemeat
Operation Mincemeat

Garnering 64 five-star critiques and now beginning to achieve worldwide acclaim together with titles from the USA -“My far-and-away favourite manufacturing” (The New Yorker), Israel – “A narrative in regards to the not possible that was doable…The blokes who placed on a present with zero funds conquered probably the most coveted objective of all. The mouse that roared… Fly to London now, proper now” (Shlomut by Globes) and Germany -“stands out from the plethora of West Finish productions…The present must-see present” (Musicalzentrale), the extraordinary debut musical is written and composed by David Cumming, Felix Hagan, Natasha Hodgson and Zoë Roberts.

David Cumming, Felix Hagan, Natasha Hodgson and Zoë Roberts mentioned: “We’re delighted and actually shocked that the gates to London’s West Finish stay unlocked for our little present, and can’t wait to spend Christmas and past with our attractive audiences – is ‘mulled sangria’ a factor?

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After 5 sold-out improvement runs on the New Diorama Theatre in 2019 and Southwark Playhouse in 2020, 2021 & 2022, plus an prolonged Riverside Studios run final summer season, Operation Mincemeat: A New Musical is again.

The yr is 1943 and we’re shedding the struggle. Fortunately, we’re about to gamble all our futures on a stolen corpse.

Singin’ within the Rain meets Strangers on a Practice, Noel Coward meets Noel Fielding, Operation Mincemeat is the fast-paced, hilarious and unbelievable true story of the twisted secret mission that received us World Warfare II. The query is, how did a well-dressed corpse wrong-foot Hitler?

The manufacturing is directed by 2023 Olivier Award nominated Robert Hastie (Standing on the Sky’s Edge, Nationwide Theatre – 2023 Finest New Musical Olivier Award winner), following offering directorial help for the Riverside Studios run, whereas Olivier Award-nominated Jenny Arnold (Jerry Springer: The Opera, Nationwide Theatre) continues as Choreographer. Additionally from Standing on the Sky’s Edge on the Nationwide Theatre on the artistic crew are: 2023 Olivier Award nominated Ben Stones (Sylvia, The Outdated Vic) as Set and Costume Designer, Tony Award, six-time Olivier Award and Bafta Award-winning Mark Henderson (Woman From the North Nation, Broadway & Noël Coward Theatre) as Lighting Designer and Olivier Award-winning Mike Walker (Jerry Springer: The Opera, Nationwide Theatre) as Sound Designer. Grammy Award-winning and Tony, Emmy, Olivier award-nominated Steve Sidwell (Lovely: The Musical, Broadway & Aldwych Theatre) is Orchestrator and Vocal Arranger. Georgie Staight joins as Affiliate Director and Paul Isaiah Isles as Affiliate Choreographer.

Operation Mincemeat received The Stage Debut award for Finest Composer/Lyricist and the Off-West Finish award for Finest Musical Manufacturing and Finest Firm Ensemble. Following the primary New Diorama Theatre run, Operation Mincemeat was listed in The Observer’s High 10 exhibits of the yr and most not too long ago was listed in The Unbiased’s High 15 exhibits of the yr. The present is at present featured within the V&A’s Re:Imagining Musicals show, exploring how musicals have constantly reimagined, reinvented and reinterpreted themselves over time.

The 2023 Off-West Finish Finest Musical Manufacturing Award profitable returning solid (Southwark Playhouse/ Riverside Studios), David Cumming, Claire-Marie Corridor, Natasha Hodgson, Jak Malone and Zoë Roberts, are joined by: Seán Carey (returning Riverside Studios), Geri Allan, Christian Andrews and Holly Sumpton. Casting is by Pearson Casting.

Operation Mincemeat is written and composed by David Cumming, Felix Hagan, Natasha Hodgson and Zoë Roberts, who type SpitLip.

Operation Mincemeat is offered within the West Finish by Avalon (in affiliation with SpitLip), who’ve supported because the Southwark Playhouse runs. The present was commissioned by New Diorama Theatre, co-commissioned by The Lowry, and in addition supported by the Rhinebeck Writers Retreat.

Operation Mincemeat is the last word instance of what superb musical theatre could be. It’s every thing you’ll need from a musical. The songs are nice – unique solid recording popping out on the twelfth of Could – the story is superb (as a result of it’s true) and the solid terrific in each sense. It’s not usually you see an viewers as one leap cheering and clapping to their toes because the curtain comes down however that’s what occurred final evening, and I do know as I used to be a kind of clapping my coronary heart out. If that is SpitLip’s debut manufacturing, I can’t wait to see what they do subsequent. I do know I take advantage of the phrase lots, however Operation Mincemeat takes awesomeness to a complete new stage. Terry Eastham

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