|Luck Be a Lady
|June 29th – July 3rd, White Bear Theatre
“Behind every successful man is a strong woman”
Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly and Frank Sinatra dominated the stage and screen in the mid 20th century. But beside and behind these golden gentlemen were a plethora of powerful women who enabled their success. From irreplaceable dance partners to influential lovers, Fred, Gene and Frank did not do it alone.
★★★★ “Burrows gives an exceptional performance… This is a well thought out, eye-opening tribute to three legends of Old Hollywood” The Spy in the Stalls, Sirens of the Silver Screen
OFFIE-nominee Beth Burrows celebrates the men’s careers by performing the songs that made them shine and sharing the inside scoop on the stories that swirled around them, whilst bringing the women out of the shadows and into the spotlight. This is the sequel to Sirens of the Silver Screen, Beth Burrows’ critically-acclaimed show about the lives of Judy Garland, Audrey Hepburn and Marilyn Monroe, which Beth performed at London’s Upstairs at the Gatehouse and Tabard theatres, as well as aboard the ships of Seabourn Cruise Line.
★★★★ “Gorgeous vocals, stunning stories and tremendously entertaining” London Pub Theatres, Sirens of the Silver Screen
Director Mark Giesser has written, produced and directed numerous Equity Off-West End and Off-Broadway shows. His writing work includes satirical drama (Good Morning, Alamo!) and comedy (Code of the West and How To Build a Better Tulip), and he has directed productions such as the UK premiere of Alan Alda’s drama Radiance, and the 60th anniversary revival of the original stage play of Gigi. He directed Beth Burrows in Sirens of the Silver Screen, The Lady With a Dog, Strike Up the Band, and Once Upon A Mattress. He will soon be directing Call Me Madam at Upstairs at the Gatehouse, originally planned pre-pandemic and now to be staged in Autumn 2021.
★★★★ “An accomplished and well executed piece of musical theatre which has a charm and delicate sophistication to it that warrants a firm thumbs up – stylish entertainment” Boyz, Sirens of the Silver Screen