All giving up their time for the chosen charity, they pull together to produce a West End-standard all-singing, all-dancing musical in just 48 hours.
Rehearsals start on the Friday night. None of the cast have worked together on the show before this time. Then 48 amazing, exciting, exhausting hours later, ready or not, it’s showtime!
“I’m delighted to be hosting Showtime Challenge 48-Hour Musical’s production of Singin’ in the Rain at London’s Adelphi Theatre. Best of luck to the heroically plucky cast and crew who are giving up their time and energy to support the Lewy Body Society and the wonderful work they do.” – Julian Clary.
Singin’ in the Rain is set in the roaring ’20s. Silent movie stars are the biggest names in the world. Don Lockwood has it all, a string of hit films and a studio-engineered romance with the most beautiful actress in town. But with the new phenomenon of the talking picture on the way and a chance meeting with a talented young chorus girl set to steal his heart, things are about to change for Don and for Hollywood forever.
With all the charm, romance, comedy and tinsel town glamour of one of the world’s best-loved films, and songs include Good Morning, Make ‘Em Laugh, Lucky Star and – of course – Singin’ in the Rain, this show promises a magical night of musical theatre. Add to that the excitement and adrenaline that comes with Showtime Challenge: 48-Hour Musicals productions, and you’re in for a truly electric evening.
This was a joyous occasion at the Adelphi Theatre, certainly for the audience and I hope for all the performers