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Merrily We Roll Along

Merrily We Roll Along

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About the Show Less...

A moving story charting the relationship of three friends and their successes and failures in the entertainment business, featuring some of Sondheim's most beautiful songs. Read More >

Based on the play by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart, Stephen Sondheim and George Furth’s musical charts the relationship of three friends, Franklin, Charley and Mary, over three decades in the entertainment business. Starting in 1980 and travelling backwards in time, this powerful and moving story features some of Sondheim’s most beautiful songs including ‘Good Thing Going’, ‘Not a Day Goes By’ and ‘Old Friends’.


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Important Dates & Timing

Opening Night: 16/11/2012

Closing Night: 9/03/2013

Running time: 2h 45mins

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Cast & Creative


Damian Humbley, Jenna Russell, Mark Umbers, Matthew Barrow, Martin Callaghan, Clare Foster, Josefina Gabrielle, Glyn Kerslake, Samantha Mercer, Noah Miller, Amanda Minihan, Kirk Patterson, Amy Ellen Richardson, Ashley Robinson, Tommy Rodger, Robbie Scotcher, Zizi Strallen, Joseph West, Joanna Woodward


Director - Maria Friedman

Designer - Soutra Gilmour

Choreographer - Tim Jackson

Conductor - Catherine Jayes

Lighting Designer - David Hersey

Sound - Gareth Owen

Author - Stephen Sondheim and George Furth

Lyrics By - Stephen Sondheim

Music By - Stephen Sondheim


About Menier Theatre (Menier Chocolate Factory)

53 Southwark Street, London SE1 1RU

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