Welcome to the first OFFICIAL Theatre news article from Following the Nerd. And what a bit of news to kick it off!
THE FULL MONTY HITS BELFAST BEFORE WOWING THE WEST END!
Drop Everything – The Full Monty is coming to the Grand Opera House from Monday 1st until Saturday 6th April! See it here first, prior to London ‘s West End !
In 1997, a BAFTA award-winning British film about six out of work Sheffield steelworkers with nothing to lose, took the world by storm. And now they’re back, live on stage, only this time, for them, it really has to be…The Full Monty.
Simon Beaufoy, the Oscar winning writer of the film, has now gone back to Sheffield where it all started to rediscover the men, the women, the heartache and the hilarity of a city on the dole.
This will be Simon’s first work for the theatre. His screen credits include 127 Hours, Salmon Fishing in the Yemen and Slumdog Millionaire which earned him an Oscar, Golden Globe and a BAFTA.
Featuring songs from the film by Donna Summer, Hot Chocolate and Tom Jones, The Full Monty is brought to the stage by award-winning director Daniel Evans, and stars Sidney Cole, Kenny Doughty, Craig Gazey, Roger Morlidge, Kieran O’Brien, Simon Rouse with Scott Anson, Tracy Brabin, Caroline Carver, Eamonn Fleming, Elaine Glover, Rachel Lumberg and Ian Mercer.
This Sheffield Theatres production is presented by David Pugh & Dafydd Rogers, the multi award-winning producers of Art, Brief Encounter and Calendar Girls. Based on the Fox Searchlight Pictures motion picture.
The Full Monty runs at the Grand Opera House from Monday 1st until Saturday 6th April. Tickets start at £12.50 and can be purchased by logging onto www.goh.co.uk, phoning Box Office on 9024 1919 or visiting the Box Office located in the theatre foyer.
Expect a FULL review soon…
COMING SOON TO THE GRAND OPERA HOUSE, BELFAST: