6-7 Great Newport Street, London WC2H7JB 020 7836 8463
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Booking until 28th May 2023.
NOT SUITABLE FOR THOSE AGED UNDER 12.
It's a pub sing-a-long like no other. 9 guys deliver the favourite songs of Paul Simon, Sia, Adele and many more in foot-stomping style with tap and thoughts on community.
A working pub on stage, it's a party lock-in like no other.
The West End company will feature Michael Baxter (Les Misérables – 25th Anniversary tour, Gypsy – Wales Millennium Centre) as ‘The Maestro’, Ben Norris (writer and original cast of The Choir of Man, The Archers, Radio 4, two time UK Poetry slam champion) as ‘The Poet’, Levi Tyrell-Johnson (making his professional debut in The Choir of Man), as ‘The Hardman’, Owen Bolton (also making his professional debut in The Choir of Man) as ‘The Beast’, Jordan Oliver (The Choir of Man West End, Netherlands, Australia and Korea, The Sound of Music – UK Tour) as ‘The Handyman’, Lemuel Knights (finalist in The Voice UK – BBC, The Choir of Man, USA) as ‘The Barman’, Matt Beveridge (The Choir of Man West End, Australia, Netherland, Titanic – Princess of Wales Toronto) as ‘The Romantic’, ‘Matt Nalton (Jersey Boys – Piccadilly Theatre, Beautiful – Aldwych Theatre) as ‘The Pub Bore’ and Matt Thorpe (Jersey Boys – Piccadilly Theatre & UK tour, We Will Rock You – Dominion) as ‘The Joker’. Completing the company are Mark Irwin (The Choir of Man West End, Korea, Australia, The Commitments – Palace Theatre), Sam Ebenezer (The Mousetrap – St Martin’s Theatre, Cinderella – Sunderland Empire), Gavin Ryan (West Side Story – Bord Gais Dublin, making his West End debut in The Choir of Man) and Lucas Koch (Million Dollar Quartet – Barn Theatre, also making his West End debut in The Choir of Man).
Not available. Professional reviewers are agreed that this is one of those "office party" shows, with appeal to those out as a group looking for a bit of fun.
It's a mixture of back story - each man in the pub has one - and good old-fashioned audience singing along interaction. One of those rare times in a theatre where it is not only permitted but encouraged, it seems.
What it lacks in structure and story is outweighed by the strength of the music. Though one reviewer found a urinal sequence tasteless (the monkey would probably agree) for the most part it is harmless 3 star fun in the majority opinion.
The monkey advises checking performance times on your tickets and that performances are happening as scheduled, before travelling.
Tuesday to Thursday at 7.30pm
Friday and Saturday at 3.30pm and 7.30pm
Sunday at 3.30pm
NO MONDAY PERFORMANCES.
Runs 1 hour 20 minutes approximately, with no interval.
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