Tuesday, 14 May 2013

HIGH SOCIETY (UK Tour) Birmingham Hippodrome

Touring Musical Theatre consortium Music & Lyrics production of the Cole Porter musical High Society plays at the Birmingham Hippodrome this week. The show which has already played at 13 of the consortiums venues including Wolverhampton (review), Dublin, Cardiff and Newcastle runs in Birmingham until Saturday 18th May.

Music & Lyrics is an award winning, nationwide consortium comprised of the UK's major leading presenting venues. It aims to champion music theatre in all its forms and provide extended life to productions created by the UK's major producing theatres. After the success of 2012's The King & I, High Society is currently touring and a new production of Fiddler On The Roof directed by Craig Revel Horwood is to launch later this year.

This production of High Society stars Michael Praed as Dexter Haven, Sophie Bould as Tracy Lord and Any Dream Will Do contestant and star of Avenue Q Daniel Boys as Mike Connor. Birmingham Hippodrome's Ben Wooldridge interviewed Daniel ahead of the production. "I've always wanted to be a performer since my parents took me to London to see Starlight Express..." You can read the full article on the Hippodrome Blog by clicking here.

Daniel Boys

Hippodrome video interviews with Michael Praed, Sophie Bould and Daniel Boys can be viewed on the theatre's YouTube account where the cast discuss the show and their own swell parties! Watch  them here.

Prepare yourself for a night of vintage Hollywood glamour at Birmingham's spectacular Hippodrome. For more information and to book tickets visit the website here. If you're following the Hippodrome theatre conversation on Twitter, be sure to use the hashtag #BHSwellParty.

Hear audience reactions from the show's opening night in Birmingham!


#BHBigHair The Hippodrome's other "May Musical" is Hairspray, playing from 21st May - 1st June. You can read my interviews with Mark Benton, Lucy Benjamin and Marcus Collins and listen to the theatres Hairspray podcast here. Book your tickets for Hairspray here

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