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Directed and choreographed by multi-Tony and Olivier award winner Susan Stroman, this spectacular production transfers from a sell-out season at the Chichester Festival Theatre. Starring Charlie Stemp, the Olivier-nominated star of Half a Sixpence and Mary Poppins as Bobby, Carly Anderson, star of Wicked as Polly, and Drama Desk Award winner Tom Edden as Bela Zangler.
He’s a fish out of water and she’s a real catch.
Theatre-mad Bobby Child is torn between his show-business dreams and running the family bank. He reluctantly heads west to Deadrock, Nevada, to foreclose on a theatre’s mortgage, only to fall for the theatre owner’s daughter, Polly. Desperate to prove his good faith, Bobby decides to put on a show – complete with dancers from the glamorous Zangler Follies in New York City – to save the theatre, renew the town and hopefully win Polly’s love.
With a riotously entertaining book by Ken Ludwig and overflowing with glorious Gershwin melodies (including Someone to Watch Over Me, I Got Rhythm and They Can’t Take That Away from Me), this is ‘a divine production that will leave you giddy’ Guardian. The original production of Crazy For You won several Tony and Olivier Awards, including Best Musical.
Age restrictionChildren under the age of 4 will not be admitted into the theatre. All persons aged 16 or under must be accompanied by an adult and may not sit on their own within the auditorium.
Running time2 hours 45 minutes (including interval)
Performance dates24 June - 31 December 2023
ContentThis production contains smoke and haze effects.
Please note the producers cannot guarantee the appearance of any particular artist. The schedule is subject to change and may be affected by contracts, holidays, illness or events beyond the producers’ control.
AccessCaptioned Performances – Friday 24 November 2023, 7.30pm BSL performance – Friday 17 November 2023, 7.30pm Audio described performances – Wednesday 22 November 2023, 2.30pm
News / Features
5 reasons why you should see Crazy For You
In the 1930s in New York City, banking heir Bobby Child is being worked to the bone by his bossy old mother! But in his downtime, Bobby sneaks into auditions, two-steps to dance routines, and spends his days dreaming of showbiz.
Bobby arrives in Deadrock, Nevada, a town that has seen better days. The Great Depression has filled the streets with uncertainty and weary faces. It is here that he meets the tough but sweet Polly. But like any boy-meets-girl tale, there's a problem - her father owns the Gaiety Theater, the very building Bobby has been sent to take.
Crazy For You, the euphoric Gershwin golden comedy will have you tapping all your troubles away for two and a half hours! So, here are five reasons why you should see Crazy For You!
13 Jul, 2023 | By Kevin Thomas
News / Features / Interviews
Interview with Crazy For You’s Tom Edden
It isn’t just audience members who are enthralled by the athletic tap dancing and acrobatics performed by the talented company at Crazy For You. Tom Edden, who plays the successful musical producer and theatre owner, Bela Zangler, is equally (if not more) impressed, “If I had the gift of being able to dance, I’d love to be in the swing of the big showstopping tap numbers with the rest of the ensemble” he gushed.
We sat down with the multi-talented actor to discuss Soleros, Pantos, Sally Bowels, and of course, his critically acclaimed musical Crazy For You!
6 Jul, 2023 | By Sian McBride
News / Casting
Full casting announced for Crazy For You
Showtime! The classic and charming production Crazy For You has announced full casting for the highly anticipated West End transfer. Charlie Stemp, Carly Anderson and Tom Edden will be joined by a group of glittering stars. Follow your dreams with tickets for Crazy For You, performances begin on Saturday 24 June 2023, at the Gillian Lynne Theatre. Book now!
15 May, 2023 | By Kevin Thomas
News / Interviews / Q & A
Interview with Crazy For You’s Charlie Stemp and Carly Anderson
This Valentines Day, fall in love with romantic theatre all over again with a musical fling like no other! Crazy For You is the epic and giddy story of a big-city dreamer, Bobby Child, as he dares to reach for the stars. When Bobby finds himself on business in a remote and sleepy town, he falls head over heels for the beautiful and feisty Polly, but here’s the catch: his job is to foreclose on her family’s theatre. With his heart on the line, Bobby hatches a wild plan to save the theatre and win Polly's heart.
This year we went crazy for the cast of Crazy For You! Ahead of Valentine’s Day, we caught up with Charlie Stemp and Carly Anderson who play the unlikely lovers Bobby and Polly in this beloved hit musical!
14 Feb, 2023 | By Kevin Thomas
News / Productions / Features / Casting / New Shows + Transfers
Crazy For You transfers to London
Susan Stroman’s critically-acclaimed production of the classic Gershwin musical Crazy For You is set to transfer to London following a sold-out season in Chichester this summer, with performances beginning on Saturday 24 June 2023 at the Gillian Lynne Theatre! With ingenious dancing and explosive musical numbers - Crazy For You is an epic ode to never giving up on your dreams and daring to give yourself up to love.
5 Dec, 2022 | By Kevin Thomas
News / Awards
LONG LIST OF NOMINEES FOR EVENING STANDARD THEATRE AWARDS ANNOUNCED
The potential nominees yet to be short listed for the 57th annual Evening Standard Theatre Awards have been announced with the short list being published in the week beginning 7th November. The actual ceremony will take place on the 20th November at the Savoy Theatre in heart of London's West End.
20 Oct, 2011 | By London Theatre Direct