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Mack & Mabel

by Michael Stewart


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Mack & Mabel

Tuesday 20th – Saturday 24th April 2010

Director - Peter J Reed
Musical Director - Colin Warnock
Choreographer - Andrea Green

This biopic saga of the silent film era relives the exploits of legendary director Mack Sennett (creator of the Keystone Cops) and Mabel Normand, his greatest star. Mack recalls his triumphs and the events of his turbulent on-again off-again affair with Mabel. From their early beginnings in 1910, when Mack discovers ‘the kid from the deli’, the show follows their rollercoaster romance across America to Hollywood fame and fortune, despair and hope.

Michael Stewarts’ fast moving show is full of both comic and tragic touches and arguably features Jerry Herman’s best musical score - packed with numbers such as Movies Were Movies, Look What Happened To Mabel, I Won't Send Roses, Tap Your Troubles Away, When Mabel Comes in the Room.