NEW PAUL NICHOLAS MUSICAL A TALE OF TWO CITIES TO OPEN
Tuesday 07 February 2012
In celebration of the bicentenary of Charles Dickens, PNPF Associates Ltd in association with Ovation present the new musical A Tale of Two Cities at The Charing Cross Theatre from 5th April to 12th May with Press Night on 17th April.
Directed by Paul Nicholas, A Tale of Two Cities has music by multi platinum award-winner David Pomeranz, book by Emmy winner Steven David Horwich and David Soames, lyrics by Steven David Horwich and musical arrangements by John Cameron. Full casting will be announced shortly.
Based on the much loved Dickens story, this classic tale depicts one man’s ultimate sacrifice for love, set against the backdrop of the French revolution and the comparative calm of the 18th Century London society.
Paul Nicholas is best known for his award-winning role of Vince in Just Good Friends. Other TV credits include Bust, Close To Home, Two Up Two Down and The Lady Killers, while film credits include Tommy, Stardust, The World Is Full Of Married Men, Blind Terror, The Nutcracker and Invitation To The Wedding. Paul’s recent stage credits include Keeler, which he also produced and directed, a national tour of The Haunting and The Pirates of Penzance. Previous iconic theatre roles Paul has played include Jesus in Jesus Christ Superstar, Danny in Grease, Rum Tum Tugger in Cats and the PirateKing in The Pirates of Penzance. As a singer, Paul Nicholas had four top ten UK hits, including the internationalbestseller Heaven On The Seventh Floor, four gold albums and his own pop series called Paul. As a producer Paul joined forces with David Ian and credits include Grease, Saturday Night Fever and Ain’t Misbehavin.