Promises, Promises, the hit Broadway musical based on the multi Oscar-winning 1960 film The Apartment, with music by Burt Bacharach, lyrics by Hal David and book by Neil Simon, has opened its doors for the first time in London since its 1969 West End premiere.
Promises, Promises at the Southwark Playhouse is a delightful splash of Burt Bacharach, in a musical set in 1960s New York and which hasn’t played in London for nigh on fifty years.
With constant depressing news in the wider world, theatre news offers a respite. Recent news to celebrate includes Mark Rylance’s West End return, the London premiere of Owen McCafferty’s Unfaithful, Samuel Beckett tribute No’s Knife and more…
I had ninety, non-stop magic moments at the Menier Chocolate Factory earlier this month at the opening of What’s It All About? Bacharach Reimagined.