Forever Plaid

OVATION presents…

1st – 27th June 2021  

Forever Plaid is now completely Sold Out, please call the Box Office on 020 8340 3488 for returns.

Written and originally Directed and Choreographed by STUART ROSS
Musical Continuity, Supervision and Arrangements by James Raitt
Originally Produced by Gene Wolsk
Performed by arrangement with
Music Theatre International (Europe) Limited
Director: John Plews
Musical Director: Ian Oakley
Choreographer: Racky Plews
Lighting Designer: Aaron Dootson
Sound Designer: Toby Burrow
Associate Choreographer: Eddie Slattery
Stage Manager: Isabella Vayoni
Casting: Pearson Casting
Cast : Cameron Burt, George Crawford,  Christopher Short, Alexander Zane

Produced by Katie Plews for Ovation   

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When most of us think of the 1950s, we think of Rock ‘n’ Roll, Hot Rods, Elvis, D.A. haircuts and teenage rebellion. But there was a ‘flipside’ to this era – the side of harmony, innocence and the sincerity of dreams -when American families gathered in front of the TV to watch their favourite programmes, like Ed Sullivan or the Perry Como Show.  It was a period when vocal groups harmonised their way across the airwaves and jukeboxes of the USA.

This is the story of such a group  FOREVER PLAID

There were these four guys, Frankie, Sparky, Jinx and Smudge who loved to sing. They all met in high school around 1956. Discovering they shared an affection for music and entertaining, they got together and dreamed of becoming like their idols – The Four Aces, The Four Freshmen and The Crew Cuts – although Rock ‘n’ Roll was racing down the fast lane like a candy-apple Corvette, they believed in their kind of music. Finally on 9th February 1964 they landed their first big gig – the Airport Hilton Cocktail Bar. On this day our story begins  

Photos by Darren Bell

RUNNING TIME: Approx. 80 minutes

Tuesdays – Saturdays at 7.30pm, Sundays at 4.00pm
Saturday 26th at 3.00pm

Previews: 1st and 2nd June – £15
Tuesday to Friday – £22 (£20 concessions)
Saturdays and Sundays – £24 (£22 concessions) 

On Tuesday 22nd June there will be a special Highgate Festival performance, with a post-show talk with cast and creatives. 

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