Music & Lyrics | Lisa Lambert and Greg Morrison
Book | Bob Martin and Don McKellar


Winner of five Tony Awards including Best Book of Musical and Best Original Score, The Drowsy Chaperone bursts to life on the Bridewell Theatre stage this May.

A Man sits at home, and looks for a cure for his “non-specific sadness”. He turns to his record collection and selects a little-known recording from the glory days of Broadway, “The Drowsy Chaperone”. As the record plays, we are transported into the world of a 1920s musical where there are gangsters, mistaken identities and a wedding that may or may not happen. While the musical comes to life around him, we not only learn more about the characters of the farcical production, but more about The Man and how he came to be sitting alone, feeling blue.

Both a riot of musical silliness, and a commentary on the transformative powers of story-telling, this short show will appeal to the theatre geek in all of us.



Man In Chair | Alex Baker
The Drowsy Chaperone | Vicky Terry
Janet van de Graaff | Corin Miller
Robert Martin | Angus Jacobs
George | Lewis McKenzie
Aldolpho | Kevin Murray
Mrs. Tottendale | Penny Rodie
Underling | Matt Bentley
Feldzieg | Dan Saunders
Kitty | Heather Broderick
Gangsters | Tom Chesover and Inti Conde
Trix | Siobhan Aarons

Ensemble | Breeana Gardiner, Natalie Harding-Moore, Eloise Horton, Charlotte Raven and Vaughan-Alicia Watts


Director | Emma J Leaver
Musical Director | Michael Cannon
Choreographer | Laura de Iongh
Producers | Adrian Hau and Ruth Luckins
Assistant Producer | Pippa Kyle
Assistant Director | Matt Hudson
Conductor | Adrian Hau
Assistant Choreographer | Hannah Shields
Stage Manager | Lizzie Drapper
Set Design | Stuart Massey
Costumes | Sara Simon-Vermot and Clare Harding
Lighting Design | Olly Levett

The Drowsy Chaperone

Music & Lyrics | Lisa Lambert and Greg Morrison
Book | Bob Martin and Don McKellar

Bridewell Theatre
Bride Lane Fleet Street
London, EC4Y 8EQ

3-13 May 2017
Evenings at 7.30pm Saturday matinees at 2.30pm

No performance on Sunday 7 or Monday 8 May

Ticket price: £17 (concessions £14.50) unless otherwise stated, see below for special performances.

A limited number of Premium Tickets are available for the usual price of £19 (£16.50). Premium Tickets guarantee you a seat in the best rows in the house. Note they are unreserved within the premium block.

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Please note: Tickets are non-exchangeable and non-refundable. 

Gala Nights - Saturday 6 and Friday 12 May
Ticket price £21 (concessions £18.50). Ticket includes a free glass of fizz and a show programme. Premium tickets are available for £23 (concessions £20.50). 

Concessions: Sedos members, children, senior citizens, students with valid identification, registered disabled and registered unemployed unless otherwise stated, for example Gala Nights.

Ticket Collection
Tickets will be available for you to collect from the Box Office on the night of the performance. They will not be posted out to you. Seats at the Bridewell Theatre are unreserved.

Latecomers will only be admitted at the discretion of Sedos. Any audience members arriving more than 15 minutes late will not be admitted until the interval.

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Original Broadway production of The Drowsy Chaperone produced by Kevin McCullum, Roy Miller, Bob Boyett, Stephanie McClelland, Barbara Freitag and Jill Furman.

This amateur production is presented by arrangement with Music Theatre International (Europe). All authorised performance materials are also supplied by MTI Europe