Director Rebecca Frecknall and designer Tom Scutt have done an awesome job in reconfiguring the Playhouse Theatre into the risqué surroundings of The Kit Kat Club.
THE COMMITMENTS – Touring
Written in 1986 by Roddy Doyle, The Commitments tells the story of Jimmy Rabbitte, a young working class music fan, who shapes an unlikely bunch of amateur musicians into an amazing live act, the finest soul band Dublin has ever produced.
THE HIRED MAN in Concert – Cadogan Hall
It is all too rare that an established musical is performed as a stand-alone concert. Taking the rich beauty of Howard Goodall’s score and having it sung by some of the industry’s biggest names, it was no wonder that The Hired Man in Concert, for one night only, was a hot ticket.
NEWS: Jenna Russell & John Owen-Jones star in Hired Man concert
Casting – including Jenna Russell and John Owen-Jones – has been announced for the concert production of Howard Goodall and Melvyn Bragg’s rousing 1984 musical The Hired Man, which will play London’s Cadogan Hall on 22 September 2016.
NEWS: Kevin Kennedy stars in The Commitments tour, West End cast reprise roles
KEVIN KENNEDY TO STAR AS JIMMY’S DA BRIAN GILLIGAN TO STAR AS DECO ANDREW LINNIE TO STAR AS JIMMY RABBITTE “The Commitments is the musical we’ve been waiting for.” […]
NEWS: Melvyn Bragg narrates The Hired Man in first major concert in 20 years
Howard Goodall and Melvyn Bragg’s rousing 1984 musical The Hired Man will receive its first major concert presentation in over twenty years at London’s Cadogan Hall on 22 September 2016, narrated by Bragg himself.
THE COMMITMENTS – West End
It’s been a while since I’ve seen this show, but I needed a great feel good show to take the family (parents) to and so I booked The Commitments.
The story of a group of unlikely lads who set out to bring “Soul To The People” managed by Jimmy Rabbitt, tells the story of how, if people work together amazing things can and do happen. Based on Roddy Doyle‘s novel and subsequent hit film in 1991 all set in Dublin in the 1980’s.