42nd Street – London’s Theatre Royal
One of Broadway’s most classic and beloved tales, 42nd Street, comes to cinema screens in the largest-ever production of the breathtaking musical. The musical, set in 1933, tells the story of Peggy Sawyer, a talented young performer with stars
in her eyes who gets her big break on Broadway.
Peggy arrives to New York City from her hometown of Allentown, Pennsylvania and her talent catches the eye of legendary Broadway director Julian Marsh. She gets a spot in the chorus of the musical-within-the-musical, Pretty Lady. Dorothy Brock, the classic Broadway diva and star of the show, takes a dislike to the new girl. When Dorothy is injured, Pretty Lady looks like it will have to close, unless a new girl talented enough to lead the show can be found — someone like Peggy Sawyer!)
Filmed in 2018 at London’s Theatre Royal the production is directed by the original author of the show, Mark Bramble. This eye-watering extravaganza is full of crowd-pleasing tap dances, popular musical theatre standards (“Lullaby of Broadway”, “We’re in the Money” (the gold digger’s song), “42nd Street” and more), and show-stopping ensemble production numbers.
Screenings at the Temple of Music and Art:
Saturday, May 25, 2024, 2 PM and 7:30 PM
General Admission tickets are available online for $15. Doors open 30 minutes before showtime and seating is first-come, first-served. Bar service and snacks will be available.
Running Time 2 hours and 40 minutes, including one 20-minute intermission
Genre Musical Theater
Michael Stewart and Mark Bramble,
Al Dubin and Johnny Mercer