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Under the go-for-broke direction of Mark Bell, its high-energy cast is comic gold and manages to sustain, with a never-ending series of diversionary tactics, its one-joke concept.

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Mischief Theatre's Olivier Award-winning farce lands on Broadway, ready to cause all sorts of chaos at the Lyceum Theatre (we hope they're insured!) The funniest theatrical send-up since Noises-Off, The Play That Goes Wrong follows a disaster-prone amateur theatrical troupe as they try to mount a West End show. Packed full of misplaced props, strangled mispronunciations and a set that seemingly has a life of its own, this gag-a-minute comedy is an uproarious tribute to all of theatre's noble failures.

This Broadway production boasts the original cast of the London production, and is co-produced by Star Wars: The Force Awakens director J.J. Abrams, marking his first venture into theatrical production.

What is the Play That Goes Wrong About?

After a large inheritance lands in their laps, the members of the Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society decide to realise their dream and stage a show at a West End theatre. Unfortunately their production of The Murder at Haversham Manor, a musty old Agatha Christie rip-off, is doomed from the start. Whether it's the set falling apart around their ears, runaway dog actors or corpses which simply can't keep still, everything and more that can go wrong, does go wrong. Still, as they say in the business, the show must go on!

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Dates

Previews from: 9 March 2017

Opening night: 2 April 2017

Audience

Suitable for ages 8+

Run time

Two hours, including intermission

Cast and Creative

Cast

Ashley Bryant as Annie
Preston Boyd as Robert
Mark Evans as Chris
Alex Mandell as Max
Harrison Unger as Dennis
Akron Watson as Trevor
Amelia McClain as Sandra
Jonathan Fielding as Jonathan

Creative

Created by Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer & Henry Shield
Directed by Mark Bell
Produced by J.J. Abrams, Kevin McCollum & Kenny Wax
Design by Nigel Hook
Lighting by Ric Mountjoy

Awards

2017 TONY Wins

Best Scenic Design of a Play - Nigel Hook

2017 Tony Nominations

Best Scenic Design of a Play - Nigel Hook

2017 Drama Desk Wins

Outstanding set Design for a Play - Nigel Hook

2017 Drama Desk Nominations

Outstanding set Design for a Play - Nigel Hook

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What we thought

HILARIOUS Deserving incredible

Monty Python and Mr. Bean fans will love this production.

To be so awfully bad, you have to be incredible good! What an astonishing group of thespians! Players, in every sense of the word! Bravo! If you enjoyed Monty Python and Mr. Bean then these frantic Brits will have you in stitches as you witness

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I haven't seen it in this theatre, but saw this play in London's west end... more

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