Musical returns to London in August with an all-star cast
St. James Theatre will play host to You Won’t Succeed on Broadway if You Don’t Have Any Jews from 25 August to 5 September 2015.
The show, which celebrates over 80 years of the Jewish contribution to musical theatre, features an all-star cast including Lloyd Daniels (Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat), Sarah Earnshaw (Spamalot) and Sophie Evans (The Wizard of Oz).
Developed by Michaela Stern and Daniel Donskoy, You Won’t Succeed on Broadway if You Don’t Have Any Jews takes the audience on a captivating musical journey from the 1930s to present day and features songs from by Irving Berlin, George and Ira Gershwin, as well as showstoppers from contemporary musicals such as Rent and Hairspray.
Hits from every decade will be performed by seasoned West End performers and the on-stage band with musical direction by Inga Davis Rutter and choreography by Chris Whittaker. The production, which will also play a short run in Tel Aviv in July.
“We are thrilled to introduce our phenomenal cast of seasoned West End actors, who all share a passion for musical theatre and the groundbreaking works of these sensational composers” comment the Producers, Collaborative Artists.
“We, at Collaborative Artists, feel it is imperative to display the show’s message to audiences all over the world and believe that theatre should go far beyond entertainment! Bringing the show back to the West End means the world to us and we can’t wait to dazzle the St James with a splash of Broadway.”
You Won’t Succeed on Broadway if You Don’t Have Any Jews runs at St. James Theatre from 25 August to 5 September.