Marilyn’s fascinating story – from beginning to her untimely end.
A tragic death which is still clouded in mystery.
Funny and sad, this show considers Marilyn’s childhood, career, influences, husbands, friends and lovers. A real ‘rags to riches’ tale.
Jojo Desmond relates her life through dialogue, dance and singing Marilyn’s iconic songs to illustrate keynote events and numerous fabulous costume changes - all accompanied by her band. Jojo is a professional singer, actress and dancer. She trained at Central School of Ballet, was a principal dancer in Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake and lead singer in BBC’s Dr Who Live (Arena) shows. She supported The Three Degrees on their 2015-16 UK Tours, with her debut album Studio 54. She performs regularly with her jazz musicians and is currently playing ‘Frieda’ with the Abba Mania UK show.