Playing at the Athenaeum Theatre from 23 November, audiences are invited to join their six favourite friends at their favourite café for a night of unstoppable laughs with this new musical that lovingly lampoons the beloved NBC sitcom.
Follow Ross, Rachel, Chandler, Monica, Joey, and Phoebe as they navigate love, life, friendship and true unagi, all while reliving your favourite moments from the smash hit TV show.
Friends! The Musical Parody plucks the best moments from the show’s decade long run and recreates the moments through an uncensored, fast-paced, music-filled romp.
The stellar cast who will bring these much-loved and iconic roles to life include Annie Chiswell (Shrek, ‘Mamma Mia!) as Monica, Belinda Jenkin (50 Shades! The Musical Parody, Top Gun the Musical) as Phoebe, Eleanor Macintyre (The Hello Girl, Sweet Charity) as Rachel, Maverick Newman (The King and I, Spring Awakening) as Chandler, Conor Putland (Once On This Island, Dogfight) as Joey, and Tyran Stig (The Drowsy Chaperone, Little Shop of Horrors) as Ross. Also joining them for all the fun is Dom Hennequin (Violet, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee) as Gunther, while Callum O’Malley (The Wind in the Willows) and Lucinda Wilson (Grease) are the swings.
“We couldn’t be more thrilled with this incredibly talented cast who will be bringing our favourite friends to life on stage,” said SK Entertainment Producer Sam Klingner.
Friends! The Musical Parody is directed by Dash Kruck, with choreography by Cameron Mitchell, set and costume design by Frances Story, lighting design by Jason Glenwright and musical direction by Steven Kreamer.
“Friends! The Musical Parody will make you laugh so hard your face will hurt, your eyes will tear, and you’ll be ready to come back and see it over and over again.” – TheatreLife.com
Friends! The Musical Parody will not only keep you laughing but will tug at the heart strings drawing audiences into stories we know and love. This show is guaranteed to make your day, your month or even your year!
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Reviewed 11 November 2022