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Singin’ in the Rain with Q&A Talk from Prof Millie Taylor 14 May Hauser & Wirth Somerset
May 14, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm£4 - £8
Directed by Gene Kelly and Stanley Donen in 1953 and rated U, this is perhaps “the greatest of movie musicals” (Sight and Sound 2012). It tells the story of Hollywood’s troubled transition from silent to talking pictures at the end of the 1920s. Stars Gene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds, Donald O’Connor. We salute you all..
Millie Taylor is Professor of Musical Theatre at Winchester University and author of several books on the subject including “Musical Theatre, Realism and Entertainment”. She started her career as a director of musical theatre and toured Europe for 20 years with musicals such as West Side Story, Rocky Horror Show, and Sweeney Todd. Here she talks about the greatest musical ever and why it is so embedded in our culture.