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British musical The Grinning Man, which debuted at Bristol Old Vic last year, has announced it will run at Trafalgar Studios from 6 December.
Directed by Tom Morris (War Horse), artistic director at Bristol Old Vic, the new musical is based on the novel The Man Who Laughs by Victor Hugo, and is about a new act at the Stokes Croft fair - a hideously beautiful man. The show was nominated for Best Regional Production at the WhatsOnStage Awards.
Louis Maskell, Sean Kingsley, Ewan Black and Sanne den Besten starring, with music from Tim Phillips and Marc Teitler with lyrics by Carl Grose, Morris, Phillips and Teitler.
Running time2hr 50min (including interval)
Performance dates6 December 2017 - 5 May 2018
ContentRecommended for brave 12 year olds and above. Please note this play contains dark subject matter with some scenes of a sexual nature, violence and swearing.
Venue InformationTrafalgar Theatre14 Whitehall, London, SW1A 2DY
Group PricingSpecial pricing for groups of 10 or moreCheck our group prices and save!
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Extra seats released for the macabre smash-hit musical The Grinning Man
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The Grinning Man announces West End extension
The Grinning Man has announced an extension of its run at Trafalgar Studios until 14 April, 2018.
10 Jan, 2018 | By Sarah Gengenbach
The Grinning Man: deserves a permanent home in the West End
Even though The Grinning Man is an adaptation of an old fairy tale, this British musical is an enchanting combination of new and old. As soon as you step into Trafalgar Studios, you are immersed in Victorian London and completely captivated until the final curtain. The preset of The Grinning Man’s hideous smile stretches over the audience, giving you an immediate flavour of what is to come and you are welcomed by musical performers, inviting you into the circus. To put it simply, as soon as you arrive, you are hooked.
3 Jan, 2018 | By Lucy Beirne
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15 Dec, 2017 | By Jade Ali
The Grinning Man launch event
After it’s critically acclaimed run at Bristol Old Vic, The Grinning Man opened its doors to a lucky few for an exclusive peek on how the show is shaping up prior to its run at Trafalgar Studios. It did not disappoint.
22 Nov, 2017 | By Lucy Beirne