Featuring beloved Gershwin songs, lively dance numbers, and a heart warming story of love and redemption, Crazy for you is a must-see for musical theatre fans. Experience the magic of Crazy For You in this spectacular production, which sold out during its season at the Chichester Festival Theatre. Director and choreographer Susan Stroman returns to the show, after she conceived the original 1992 Broadway production. She has won numerous awards in her career, including five Tonys and two Oliviers for her outstanding work on shows such as The Producers, Showboat, Oklahoma!, and many more.
The critically acclaimed cast from Chichester Festival Theatre’s production of Crazy For You are also transferring to the Gillian Lynne Theatre. Olivier Award nominee Charlie Stemp leads the cast as Bobby, with Carly Anderson as Polly. The pair originated the roles as the romantic duo in Chichester.
What is Crazy For You about?
Crazy for You is a romantic musical comedy that follows the story of Bobby Child, a wealthy banker from New York who dreams of becoming a dancer. Bobby’s mother sends him off to Deadrock, Nevada to foreclose on a theatre’s mortgage, but instead falls in love with the owner’s daughter, Polly Baker.
In an attempt to win her heart, he decides to put on a show at the theatre, and he encounters several obstacles along the way. However, the enthusiastic townspeople are eager to help him, and the show must go on.
The show features some of George and Ira Gershwin’s most memorable songs, including “I Got Rhythm,” “Nice Work If You Can Get It,” and “Someone To Watch Over Me.” This musical celebrates the power of music, love, and following your dreams.
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