Following rave reviews and a successful season at the Watermill Theatre, Jamie Wilson, Gavin Kalin and the Watermill Theatre are delighted to announce a national tour of the musical “CRAZY FOR YOU”, starring Tom Chambers as ‘Bobby’. The tour will open at the Theatre Royal, Plymouth on 17 August 2017.
High energy, high kicking and gloriously glamorous, “CRAZY FOR YOU” is the ultimate feel-good musical with a fabulous score from the Gershwin brothers’ songbook. Mistaken identities, plot twists, heartbreak, happiness and a wealth of memorable tunes, including I Got Rhythm, They Can’t Take That Away From Me, Nice Work If You Can Get It and Embraceable You, all feature in this exhilarating celebration of the great Broadway musicals.
“CRAZY FOR YOU” is directed by The Watermill’s Artistic and Executive Director, Paul Hart, with musical arrangements by Catherine Jayes. It is choreographed by Nathan M. Wright and is designed by Diego Pitarch. Lighting design is by Howard Hudson with sound design by Tom Marshall.
Tom Chambers created the role of Jerry Travers in the West End musical “Top Hat”, for which he was nominated for an Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Musical. His other stage credits include a recent UK tour of “Private Lives” and “White Christmas” in the West End. Tom’s TV credits include the BBC dramas “Holby City” and “Waterloo Road”. He also won the 6th season of “Strictly Come Dancing” in 2008.
“CRAZY FOR YOU” has Music and Lyrics by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin, Book by Ken Ludwig, co-conception by Ken Ludwig and Mike Ockrent. It is inspired by material by Guy Bolton and John McGowan. “CRAZY FOR YOU” was originally produced on Broadway by Roger Horchow and Elizabeth Williams. Original Broadway Choreography by Susan Stroman.
For tour dates please see : www.crazyforyoutour.com