Standing At The Sky's Edge

Standing At The Sky's Edge

Gillian Lynne Theatre, London, WC2B 5PW
  • From 8 February 2024, the Olivier Award-Winning new British musical STANDING AT THE SKY'S EDGE will be transferring to London's West End at the Gillian Lynne Theatre.

    Currently nominated for ‘Best Musical’ at the 2023 Evening Standard Theatre Awards, STANDING AT THE SKY'S EDGE is also the 2023 Olivier Awards winner for 'Best New Musical', having previously won the 2020 South Bank Sky Arts Award for Theatre, and ‘Best Musical Production’ at the UK Theatre Awards in 2019.

    Written as a love letter to Sheffield and the city’s iconic Park Hill Estate, this 2023 Olivier Award-winning ‘Best New Musical’ is directed by Sheffield Theatres’ Artistic Director, Robert Hastie and features songs by the legendary Sheffield singer-songwriter, Richard Hawley.  With a hilarious and gut-wrenching book by Chris Bush, STANDING AT THE SKY'S EDGE charts the hopes and dreams of three generations over the course of six tumultuous decades, navigating universal themes of love, loss and survival.

    Directed by Sheffield Theatres’ Artistic Director Robert Hastie, with irresistible songs of legendary singer-songwriter Richard Hawley and a beautiful, hilarious and gut-wrenching book by Chris Bush, STANDING AT THE SKY’S EDGE reveals the history of modern Britain through the stories of the landmark housing estate - a heartfelt exploration of the power of community and what it is we all call home. Starring in the West End transfer of STANDING AT THE SKY’S EDGE will be Elizabeth Ayodele (Small Island) as Joy, Joel Harper-Jackson (Cock) as Harry, Sharlene Hector (A Strange Loop) as Grace, Mel Lowe (Orlando) as Connie, Laura Pitt-Pulford (Seven Brides for Seven Brothers) as Poppy and Lauryn Redding (Bloody Elle) as Nikki. Returning to reprise their roles are Samuel Jordan (Masters of the Air) as Jimmy, Baker Mukasa (Tina: The Tina Turner Musical) as George, Alastair Natkiel (Line of Duty) as Marcus and Rachael Wooding (Pretty Woman: The Musical) as Rose.

    Robert Hastie, Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres, will direct the London premiere of STANDING AT THE SKY'S EDGE.

    Book your STANDING AT THE SKY'S EDGE theatre tickets today!

    For more information or to make a booking please contact Group Line on 020 7206 1174 or via email at [email protected]
  • Gillian Lynne Theatre

    166 Drury Lane,
    WC2B 5PW

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