Death Takes A Holiday
Thom Southerland directs the UK premiere of DEATH TAKES A HOLIDAY, the final production in his season at the Charing Cross Theatre.
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This show closed on March 4, 2017
Get £20 tickets to Death Takes A Holiday.
In Northern Italy, shortly after World War One, Death disguises himself as a handsome young prince to try to understand why life is so precious and death so feared. But when he unexpectedly falls in love with a newly engaged young woman, this mysterious stranger discovers that love may in fact be stronger than death.
With a book by multi-Tony Award winners Thomas Meehan and Peter Stone, based on the 1928 Italian play of the same name, and a lush, romantic score by multi -Tony Award winner Maury Yeston (Titanic, Nine), this is a soaring story of the preciousness of life and the overwhelming power of love.
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2hrs 30min (including interval)
“Hauntingly beautiful, an astonishing achievement”
“Sensitively directed by Thom Southerland, the show comes alive with Maury Yeston’s beautiful melodies, delightfully sung by the impressive cast and played by an excellent 10-piece band”
West End Wilma
“A soaring score & luscious songs performed by the West End’s most sensational talents”
Musical Theatre Review
“Daring and unusual...Thom Southerland impresses again with an insinuating chamber musical”