Perhaps the most influential musical of the twentieth century, SHOW BOAT combined the talents of Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II.
The show spans the years 1880-1927, this lyrical masterpiece concerns the lives of loves and heartbreak of three generations of sho folk on the Mississippi, in Chicago and on Broadway. The plot follows Magnolia, the naïve daughter of the show boat captain who marries a gambler.
“This is a production of pure exhilaration, brilliantly achieved and thrillingly vital. A TRIUMPH.”THE TIMES
“It’s the kind of show that leaves you feeling choked, shivery and on an absolute high.”THE DAILY TELEGRAPH
“… an evening of sweeping magnificence that soars in every department.”THE STAGE
“A musical treat from beginning to end.”THE MAIL ON SUNDAY
“Visually and musically of the highest standard.”THE GUARDIAN
“Upbeat, joyful and electrified… a bold and brilliant production.”WHAT'S ON STAGE