Monday, 16 March 2015

Union Theatre to revive Pet Shop Boys musical Closer to Heaven

It has been announced that the Union Theatre are staging a revival of the Pet Shop Boys musical Closer to Heaven next month. 

Marking the show's first major London revival, the musical will open on 28th April 2015 (previews from 22nd April) and run until 23rd May. Gene David Kirk directs. 

The show has a book by Jonathan Harvey who famously wrote Beautiful Thing. Original music and lyrics are by Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe from the Pet Shop Boys. Closer to Heaven premiered at the Arts Theatre in 2001.

Choreography is by Philip Joel, with musical direction by Patrick Stockbridge, design by David Shields and casting by Adam Braham.

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