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Charing Cross Theatre, London4.547 reviews
Jeanine Tesori and Ben Crawley's Violet starring Kaisa Hammarlund comes to Charing Cross Theatre for its UK premiere.

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Tickets for Violet are now available for the London run. Do not miss the UK premiere of this moving production at the Charing Cross Theatre!

Violet was facially disfigured as a child and it has shaped her life, she remembers and sees the reactions of the people she meets from day to day. Determined to make a change, Violet decides to take her life savings and head from North Caroline halfway across the US to Oklahoma where she hopes to find a miraculous cure. The people she meets along the way are sure to mould her in ways she didn’t expect, but what will she find waiting for her at the end of her road?

Based on Doris Betts’ short story The Ugliest Pilgrim the musical Violet made its initial debut off-Broadway. Having won multiple awards for Best Musical after its Off-Broadway premiere, the Broadway revival of this touching musical was nominated for 4 Tony Awards. Now Violet makes its way to London’s Charing Cross Theatre for its UK premiere.

Violet has a book and lyrics by Brian Crawley and music by the incredibly talented Jeanine Tesori. Her score for the musical Fun Home, written along with Lisa Kron won a Tony Award for Best Orginal Score. Jeanine Tesori has also been nominated for Tony Awards for Caroline, Or Change, Shrek The Musical and Thoroughly Modern Millie.

Violet tickets are available for a limited time only. Don’t miss your chance to see the UK premiere at London’s Charing Cross Theatre, book Violet tickets early to get the best seats at the best prices.

 


Additional Information

Age restriction

5+ (Suitable for ages 11 and up).

Running time

1 hour 40 mins (no interval)

Performance dates

14th January to 06th April 2019

Special notes

Due to the nature of the staging of Violet no latecomers will be admitted and there is no re-admittance once the performance has started.

Venue Information

Charing Cross Theatre(formerly New Players Theatre), The Arches, Villiers Street, London, WC2N 6NG

Customer Reviews

47 reviews4.5

samantha jones7th April

Not advertised as a musical. Overpriced.

Les Durniat7th April

A really good show.Top quality performances from all particular the leading lady who was awesome.Kieron Crook was great but i wanted to see more of him.A really interesting and different theatre.I felt so close to the performers-magical.

Jenni McDonough7th April

Fantastic venue hosting a superbly performed production! Great singing and marvellous musicians.

Kim Aitken31st March

Talented cast and very moving.

Bridget29th March

A hugely pleasant surprise. Passionate, thoughtful, well staged. What small theatre is all about.

Michaela Mangu17th March

Great story

Christine17th March

Impressive performances by all. Unique theatre setting. Music sound level was slightly too loud for comfort but perhaps this was where we were sitting. Row C

Guy Johnson10th March

Great play and atmosphere... Downside :barstaff before the play were uninterested and appeared bored, bordering on rude which spoilt the evening somewhat.

M Ledger8th March

I had not been to this theatre before and was intrigued by the layout, seats on both sides of a central stage / floor area with revolving stage. Well lit and minimal scenery. Musical was excellent with a talented cast. Fast paced and the 140minutes with no interval flow past. Would recommend it.

Michelle Anderson3rd March

Ok but won't be going again.

Liz White3rd March

This was a lively and entertaining play. I thought the cast were excellent, acting and singing. I would certainly recommend this production. I particularly liked the staging making us close to the "action".

Joy Barran25th February

Amazing production at such a small venue. So impressed with the show I've been twice and wouldn't mind a third visit