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Singin' in the Rain

Screenplay by Betty Comden and Adolph Green Songs by Nacio Herb Brown and Arthur Freed A Salisbury Playhouse, New Vic Theatre Newcastle-under-Lyme and Octagon Theatre Bolton Production
5 - 28 May 2016 Main House
Singin' in the Rain


Thursday 5 - Saturday 28 May

Book now for this new production of one of the most breathtaking musical comedies of all time!


★ ★ ★ ★ Musical Theatre Review


Southern Daily Echo


Fine Times Recorder


Made famous by stunning tap dance routines, memorable music and on-screen chemistry between screen legends Debbie Reynolds and Gene Kelly, Singin’ in the Rain will be performed in all its Technicolor glory, featuring live music, dance and, of course, rain!

Silent movie stars Don Lockwood and Lina Lamont are riding high on success, loved by audiences and studio execs – but not by each other! The new era of ‘talkies’ is about to set them even more at odds – spelling disaster for Lina, whose vocal range leaves a lot to be desired…

With a telented company of actor-musicians and featuring all the songs from the MGM film - including Good Morning, Make ‘Em Laugh, You are My Lucky Star and the title song Singin’ in the Rain - this is the perfect night out to send you home with a glorious feeling.


Listen to and purchase tracks from the 2006 Jay Records recording 


Booking Details

Evenings at 7.30pm
Matinees on Thursday & Saturday at 2.15pm (from 12 May)
Tickets £25 - £8.50

Post Show Talk
Tuesday 17 May 

Running Time
Act 1 approx 80 minutes 
20 minute interval
Act 2 approx 40 minutes
Total running time 2 hours and 20 minutes

This performance includes flashing lights, theatrical haze and replica guns. 

Access Performances

BSL BSL Signed Performance Wednesday 18 May at 7.30pm 

Captioned Performance Captioned Performance Wednesday 25 May at 7.30pm

Audio Described Audio Description & Touch Tour Thursday 26 May at 2.15pm & 7.30pm


Cast & Creatives


Eleanor Brown
Eleanor Brown
as Kathy Selden


Matthew Croke
Matthew Croke
as Don Lockwood


Barbara Hockaday
Barbara Hockaday
as Zelda Zanders, Ensemble


Richard Reeday
Richard Reeday
Charlie Chaplin, Ensemble

Sally Cheng
Sally Cheng
as Olga Mara, Ensemble


Christian Edwards
Christian Edwards
as Cosmo Brown


Wendy Paver
Wendy Paver
as Phoebe Dinsmore, Ensemble


Philip Starnier
Philip Starnier
R.F. Simpson, Ensemble

Richard Colvin
Richard Colvin
as Dexter, Ensemble


Matthew James Hinchliffe
Matthew James Hinchliffe
as Rod, Ensemble


Helen Power
Helen Power
as Dora, Ensemble


Sarah Vezmar
Sarah Vezmar
as Lina Lamont



Director: Elizabeth Newman
Musical Director/Piano
Re-orchestration and additional arrangements: Richard Reeday
Set & Lighting Designer: Ciaran Bagnall
Costume Designer: Mary Horan
Choreographer: Siân Williams
Movement & Associate Director: Lesley Hutchison
Fight Director: Terry King
Sound Designer: Lorna Munden
Casting Director: Danielle Tarento

Rehearsal Photographer: Ray Jefferson
Production Photographer: Richard Davenport
Poster image: www.anonymousdesign.net


Further Information

Based on the classic Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film, by special arrangement with Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures, Inc.
Music published by EMI, all rights administered by Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
(Original movie choreography by Gene Kelly and Stanley Donen)
Produced by arrangement with Maurice Rosenfield, Lois F . Rosenfield and Cindy Pritzker, Inc.      
Presented by arrangement with Music Theatre International (Europe) Ltd.