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Alphabet Soup and Girl in a Crisis  Event

Girl in a Crisis
30 November 2018
NST Campus - Studio NST Campus University Road Southampton SO17 1TR

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Event details

A Musical Double Bill

Music, Books and Lyrics by ANDREW FISHER
Directed by SIMON GREIFF

Performers from the University of Southampton Music Department are proud to present songs from ALPHABET SOUP, a new musical comedy cabaret, which is a loose re-telling of The Elixir of Love by Donizetti, and features toe tapping tunes, witty lyrics and some genuinely moving moments.

A bookshop holds a launch event for a new self-help bestseller that guarantees its readers to find romance.  How will it impact on the lives of the people who work there, whom are various very ready, or very reluctant, to find love?

ALPHABET SOUP forms part of a music theatre double bill of exciting new writing by Andrew Fisher and will be performed alongside GIRL IN A CRISIS. Following its London debut, this new jazzy one-woman musical tells a painfully funny story about growing up … or not, and will star Olivier Award-winning actress Lorna Want (West End credits include Beautiful, Parade, Evita, The Fantasticks). The shows title song was shortlisted for the Stiles & Drewe New Song Prize at the Stephen Sondheim Society Student Performer of the Year.

Flic is in a permanent state of crisis. A single, out-of-work actress, she survives by waiting tables, going home in the evenings to her manipulative cat, Miss Fluffington, at weekends she attends the weddings of her smug friends alone, and worst of all dreads that she will soon turn thirty. Thirty! Insufferable. She is horrified to learn that her perfect younger sister is getting married. Weakling! Will she be able to overcome her reluctance to find a date, or even love by the time of the wedding…?

Full price: £10
Concessions/NST Friends or similar (if applicable): £9
Students: £5
Music students & Music staff: Free

Alphabet Soup
Alphabet Soup
Girl in a Crisis
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