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)
“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
“Daring and unusual...Thom Southerland impresses again with an insinuating chamber musical”
“Hauntingly beautiful, an astonishing achievement”
“A soaring score & luscious songs performed by the West End’s most sensational talents”
Musical Theatre Review