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Award-winning Standing At The Sky’s Edge’s opening dates announced for West End’s Gillian Lynne theatre

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The multi-award winning new musical Standing At The Sky's Edge transfers to West End's Gillian Lynne theatre in 2024 for its triumphant debut

The critically acclaimed new musical, Standing At The Sky's Edge, which has earned prestigious accolades such as the Olivier Award for Best New Musical, the UK Theatre Award for Best Musical Production, and the South Bank Sky Arts Award, is set to make its highly-anticipated West End debut. This comes after its astounding success with sold-out performances at both the National Theatre and Sheffield Theatres.

Described as 'a groundbreaking British musical, award-winning Standing At The Sky's Edge originally took shape as a heartfelt tribute to Sheffield. It weaves a captivating narrative spanning six tumultuous decades, chronicling the aspirations and challenges of three generations. As it explores universal themes of love, loss, and resilience, this musical promises to be an unforgettable theatrical experience.

The creatives behind this prestigious musical

Under the skilled direction of Robert Hastie, Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres, award-winning Standing At The Sky's Edge unfolds with an enchanting soundtrack composed by the legendary singer-songwriter Richard Hawley. Complemented by a poignant and humorous narrative crafted by Chris Bush, this production delves into the tapestry of modern Britain, narrating the tales of a significant housing estate. It's a heartfelt examination of the strength of community bonds and the profound meaning of the place we all cherish as home.

Get ready to experience a rollercoaster of emotions with the remarkable and award-winning Standing At The Sky's Edge at Gillian Lynne theatre in 2024!

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