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Paradise Moscow is a blockbusting musical comedy that promises to have you cheering in your seat! In 1950s Moscow, a dream home with two rooms and state-of-the-art appliances is the must-have of the decade. That, along with good old fashioned romance and a life of riotous dancing, choreographed by Strictly Come Dancing’s Craig Revel Horwood.

 

Story

A brand new high-rise housing estate called Cheryomushki is being built on the outskirts of Moscow. Everyone wants to live there. But all is not quite as it should be in this Garden of Eden.

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Music

Shostakovich's inspired score veers from wildly tuneful dance music to lyrical ballads, and all points in between. Offenbach rubs shoulders with Tchaikovsky, Lehár with rock'n'roll. We have asked the conductor, James Holmes, about his take on the music: "It’s colourful, witty, subversive, human and infectious! ...

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Watch interviews with the director David Pountney, associate director Caroline Clegg and rehearsal footage here

 

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Tour Details

Leeds Grand Theatre
19 May*; 26 June
0844 848 2722
£10 to £58

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The Lowry, Salford Quays
4 June*
0870 787 5790
£14 to £51.50

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Theatre Royal, Newcastle
11 June*
08448 11 21 21
£14.50 to £54.50

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Theatre Royal, Nottingham
18 June*
0115 989 5555
£14.50 to £54

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Sung in English. Lasts approximately 2 hours 45 minutes.

All performances start at 7.15pm.

* Audio described performance by Vocaleyes

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Summer StrallenStarring Hollyoaks and The Sound of Music’s Summer Strallen.

"People should come and see Paradise Moscow because it's fun, funny and there's some beautiful music."

 

 

Cast

Lidochka SUMMER STRALLEN
Boris EATON JAMES
Lusya CLAIRE PASCOE
Sergei PHILIP O’BRIEN
Drebyednyetsov RICHARD ANGAS
Barabashkin RICHARD SUART
PETER BODENHAM
(19 May; 11, 18 June)
Baburov STEVEN BEARD
Sasha GRANT DOYLE
Masha BIBI HEAL
Vava MARGARET PREECE

 

Creative Team

Conductor JAMES HOLMES
Director DAVID POUNTNEY
Associate Director CAROLINE CLEGG
Set & Costume Designer ROBERT INNES HOPKINS
Lighting Designer FABRICE KEBOUR
Choreographer CRAIG REVEL HORWOOD
Revival Choreographer DAVID HULSTON

 

Credits

Sponsors

E-flier: HdK
Photos: Stephen Vaughan (2001 production)