From Here To Eternity

From Here To Eternity sets April 2014 West End Closing Date

From Here To EternityTim Rice’s new West End musical, From Here To Eternity, is to close on 26th April 2014.

On Twitter today Sir Tim Rice@SirTimRice

“FH2E future not all grim. We have to leave Shaftesbury April but if houses continue to improve we shall find a new home! Cast/crew on fire!”

From Here to Eternity is a new musical based on James Jones’ 1951 novel, opening at the Shaftesbury Theatre in October 2013. The production has brought together the brilliant talents of Stuart Brayson (music), Tim Rice (lyrics) and Bill Oakes (book). It tells an incredible story of passion and honour. Set on the Hawaiian island of Oahu, in 1941, just before and during the attack on the US Naval base at Pearl Harbor. From Here to Eternity is Stuart’s West End debut and is Tim Rice’s first new stage musical for ten years.

The production is directed by Tamara Harvey whose recent work includes Educating Rita by Willy Russell, with a national tour starting at the Menier Chocolate Factory. She also directed The Kitchen Sink, Blue Heart Afternoon, Tell Me On a Sunday (UK tour) and Plague Over England.

The Chichester Festival Theatre production of The Pajama Game is said to be heading for the Shaftesbury Theatre from May 2014.

Friday 29th November 2013

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