Gertrude Lawrence: A Lovely Way To Spend An Evening
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Gertrude Lawrence was one of Britain’s brightest theatrical stars during the first half of the 20th century. A charismatic stage presence who excelled in sophisticated musical comedy.
Gertrude Lawrence: A Lovely Way to Spend an Evening is the latest collaboration between superbly gifted actor and singer, Lucy Stevens & pianist Elizabeth Marcus.This show with music tells her story: funny, revealing and full of songs from London’s variety theatre.
Drawn from Gertie’s memoir ‘A Star Danced’ and packed with hits written for her by Coward, Gershwin, Kurt Weill and Rodgers & Hammerstein, Stevens’ portrayal of this feisty theatre star is mesmerising – bringing the audience to laughter and tears in a funny, moving, uplifting show. The live accompaniment from pianist Elizabeth Marcus brings us the real musical theatre experience as we journey through the life of this 20th century super star.
Recently returned from the Edinburgh Fringe with a ‘Highly Recommended’ and 5 star reviews, Gertrude Lawrence:– A Lovely Way to Spend an Evening is a show not to be missed.
And to add to the occasion, why not get your glad rags on and join us in the style of the 1920s/30s? A bit of glitz and glamour for a truly authentic night at the theatre! Let’s party!