Words and Music: Michael John LaChiusa
9th to 27th April 2019
Jack Studio Theatre, 410 Brockley Road, London SE4 2DH
This musical is based on the astounding and outrageous true story of Anna Edson Taylor, who set out to be the first person to survive a trip over Niagara Falls in a barrel of her own design. With a soaring score that incorporates turn of the century themes with LaChiusa’s signature complexity and insight, Queen of the Mistis the story of how one woman risked death so that she could live. The original 2011 Off-Broadway production won the Outer Critics Circle Awardfor Outstanding New Off-Broadway Musical and was nominated for six Drama Desk Awards, including Outstanding Musical. This production marks the European Professional Premier of the show.
Anna Edson Taylor will be portrayed by Trudi Camilleri
Director: Dom O’Hanlon
Musical Director: Jordan Li-Smith
Produced by: Blake Klein
Full casting and creatives will be announced in due course.
Presented by arrangement with R&H Theatricals Europe.