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In this glittering new production staged in the round and directed by award winning director and musical star Maria Friedman (Merrily We Roll Along), the Old Vic will transform itself into the Rhode Island mansion of the Lord family where socialite daughter Tracy Lord will wed George Kettridge in Cole Porter’s timeless musical High Society.
With the wedding preparations in full swing into the mix comes Tracy’s ex-husband, Dexter, who is still in love with her and desperate to win her back before she re-marries plus a tabloid reporter, Mike, sent to cover “the wedding of the year” who also falls under Tracy’s spell.
High Society Theatre Breaks, features the musical High Society, based on the play The Philadelphia Story, became a successful 1956 MGM musical starring Bing Crosby as Dexter, Grace Kelly as Tracy and Frank Sinatra as Mike. It features a fabulous score with hit songs including “True Love”, “You’re Sensational”, “Well Did You Evah?” and the unforgettable “Who Wants To Be A Millonaire?”.
Theatre : Old Vic Theatre, The Cut, Waterloo Road, London SE1 8NB Nearest tube :Waterloo on the Northern, Bakerloo and Jubilee lines Opened : 30th April 2015 Booking to: 22nd August 2015
Performance times: Monday to Saturday at 1930; Wednesday and Saturday at 1430 Closest Hotels : 5 star London Marriot County Hall, 4 star Hilton London The Trafalgar, 3 star Days Hotel Waterloo