Sheridan Smith stars in this new musical adaptation of the 1977 psychological drama movie.
Myrtle Gordon is a seasoned actress who is privately struggling with aging and existential angst. As she prepares for a new play, a young fan's accidental death triggers a downward spiral, pushing Myrtle to confront her fears and insecurities. Battling personal demons and the pressures of the stage, she undergoes a profound transformation, blurring the lines between reality and performance.
Based on John Cassavetes' 1977 film, Tony and Olivier award-winning director Ivo van Hove ('A Little Life') helms this production, which features music & lyrics by Rufus Wainwright.
Olivier & BATFA award-winner Sheridan Smith ('Shirley Valentine') leads in the world premiere of this new musical.