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Sweet Charity

Sweet Charity at The Talisman Theatre, Kenilworth from 2 - 7 October 2023

One of the great Tony Award winning American musicals – not to be missed.

The book is by Neil Simon, music by Cy Coleman and lyrics by Dorothy Fields. Sweet Charity is based on an original screenplay by Federico Fellini, Tullio Pinelli and Ennio Flaiano.

Director at the Talisman Theatre is Stephen Duckham.

Hapless but unflappable, Charity Hope Valentine desperately seeks love in 1966 New York City. In this exuberant, goofy, hilarious musical comedy, Charity tries again and again to find her dream and make something of herself.

The big Broadway score contains the hit songs Big Spender, The Rhythm of Life, If My Friends Could See Me Now and There’s Gotta Be Something Better Than This. The script has one laugh line after another by one of the masters of American comedy. A must see of the season.

Talisman cast & Crew:


Charity – Sue Randall

Helene – Louise Woodward

Nikkie – Chiara Stanton

Oscar – Kevin Wing

Herman – Clive Cartwright

Vittorio – Angelo Cardone

Ursula – Jo Ward

Daddy Brubeck – Mark Randall

Frenchy – Jemma Butler

Carmen – Jane Hodgkiss

Suzanne – Ann O’Connor

Betsy – Amanda Wright

Rosie – Alexandra Newman

Elaine – Sharon Sully

Cops – Paul Sully & Paul Sanders

Company – for all other parts:-

Kat Pearson

Rebecca Bradley

Sharon Sully

Jurgite Liutkeviciute

Jemma Butler

Simon Brougham

Paul Sanders

Paul Sully

Steve Sanday

Director – Stephen Duckham

Stage Manager – Corrina Jacob

Music Supervisor – Ben Kelly

Choreographer – Jane Hodgkiss

Lighting – Steve Roberts

Set Design – Brian Tuck

Sound/Projections – Dik Thacker

Props – Laura Henderson, Amanda Jones, Lewis Formby

Wardrobe – Sam Harris, Katie-Ann Ray, Emily Tuff, Saira Roper

Backstage Team – Steve Sanday, Katie-Ann Ray, Laura Henderson, Heather, Laura


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