Baby is a musical that tells the story of three couples each facing their own troubles with pregnancy and family. Its contemporary musical sound has been composed by David Shire along with witty lyrics by Richard Maltby Jr, whilst this production at the Drayton Arms Theatre is directed by Marc Kelly.
David Shire and Richard Maltby Jr’s 1983 Broadway hit Baby has finally made it over the pond for a UK premiere in London but you have to ask yourself, was it worth the wait?
MKEC Productions have been carving out a niche for themselves in conjuring fringe productions of lesser-known musicals and in Charles Miller and Kevin Hammonds’ When Midnight Strikes, directed by Marc Kelly, they’re onto a winner.
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