The Boys in the Band to Transfer to West End

first_img Following a run at the Park Theatre and a U.K. tour, Mart Crowley’s The Boys in the Band is heading to the West End. The production is set to play a limited engagement February 7, 2017 through February 18. Opening night is scheduled for February 8 at the Vaudeville Theatre.Directed by Adam Penford, the production will star Olivier winner Mark Gatiss as Harold alongside his husband Ian Hallard as Michael, the first time in West End history that a male married couple will appear on stage together.There’s a party about to commence when nine men gather in a New York apartment for a birthday celebration. Harold, a self-confessed “Jew fairy,” receives a surprise birthday gift—a beautiful male hustler dubbed Cowboy. Meanwhile, party host Michael gets an unwanted surprise of his own in the shape of a figure from his past. As the booze is drunk and the dope smoked, the mood swings from hilarity to heart-break.The Boys in the Band will also feature Daniel Boys as Donald, Jack Derges as Cowboy, James Holmes as Emory, John Hopkins as Alan, Greg Lockett as Bernard, Ben Mansfield as Larry and Nathan Nolan as Hank.Design will be by Rebecca Brower, with sound design by James Nicholson and lighting design by Jack Weir. ‘The Boys in the Band'(Photo: Darren Bell) View Commentslast_img

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