Following a sell-out run at the Menier Chocolate Factory, the stunning musical revival of Merrily We Roll Along by Stephen Sondheim and George Furth embarks on an exclusive 12 week season in the West End's Harold Pinter Theatre.
Triple Olivier award winner Maria Friedman makes her professional directorial debut with Merrily We Roll Along. Playing the lead roles are Damian Humbley (The Last 5 Years; Little Shop of Horrors) as Charley Kringas, Olivier award winner and Tony nominee Jenna Russell (Sunday in the Park with George) as Mary Flynn and Mark Umbers (Sweet Charity) as Franklin Shepard.
★★★★★ 'It is, make no mistake, one of the great musical productions of this or any era.’ - The Independent
MORE 5 STARS THAN ANY OTHER MUSICAL IN WEST END HISTORY!
★★★★★ The Independent, The Daily Telegraph, The Times, The Sunday Telegraph, Sunday Express, Metro, The Guardian, Daily Express, The Independent on Sunday, Heat, What’s On Stage, The Public Review.
★★★★★ ‘The show is a rare combination of the thoughtful and the thrilling. Go.’ - The Independent
★★★★★ ‘Maria Friedman’s glorious revival, rightly transferred to the West End’ The Daily Telegraph
★★★★★ ‘Hugely witty, tunefully inventive and brightly entertaining’ The Daily Telegraph
★★★★★ ‘‘The most intelligent, gripping, brilliant musical in town, perfectly realised. Anyone with a heart should come out reeling' The Times
★★★★★ ‘Pure pleasure’ The Daily Telegraph
★★★★★ ‘An absolute zinger’ Sunday Express
★★★★★ ‘A London triumph’ Sunday Express
★★★★★ ‘Stunningly performed’ Sunday Express
★★★★★ 'A heart-clutching revival' The New York Times
★★★★★ ‘A superb production by Maria Friedman’ The Guardian
★★★★★ ‘Musical theatre at its most sophisticated’ Daily Express
★★★★★ 'A musical of crushing beauty’ Sunday Express
Set over three decades in the entertainment business Merrily We Roll Along charts the turbulent relationship between three friends Franklin, Charley and Mary. Starting in 1980 and travelling backwards in time, this powerful and moving story features some of Sondheim’s most beautiful songs including Good Thing Going, Not a Day Goes By and Old Friends.
A total sold out hit at the Chocolate Factory, book your Merrily We Roll Along tickets today!