Fancy a night out with your friends, your family, or even a date night? I have you covered! Yesterday evening we went to the theater (Dawnie and I. Dawnie is my work wifey) . It was fantastic and I am going to tell you all about it.
I went to the York Grand Opera House and I saw Little Miss Sunshine. According to the press release,
Based on the Academy Award-winning film by Michael Arndt, Little Miss Sunshine is the off-beat musical comedy created by the Tony Award-winning team of James Lapine (who collaborated with Stephen Sondheim on Into the Woods and Sunday in the Park with George) and William Finn (25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Falsettos).
Tell us more…
Well, I do not want to give too much away, but there it is about a family with various ‘characters’ who go on an 800 mile road trip in order to take part in the Little Miss Sunshine pageant. You get to witness loads of comical moments as well as sad ones. Lots of conversations everyone can relate to.
It’s a musical… Is it too sing-y?
Nope. Great balance. The songs are well placed throughout the musical and they are very catchy. Fun. You do end up dancing a bit in your seat. My favourite scene is the fight… and it is music to my ears. Literally. So smart. So cool.
Well, they use the stage well. The stage is big. It looks like a rich production. The bus scenes are really well thought out. The lighting is great. The sound is amazing. Not too high, not too low. Just right.
The musical is about two hours long with a break in the middle. Time flies coz you are having so much fun. The wine Dawnie and I had was a really nice addition to the evening.
Book a Ticket. What is on offer?
The show is on until Saturday 7th of June. What are you waiting for?
The Grand Opera House York are offering 14-26 year olds tickets for 10 pounds plus a free drink. All you need to do is mention SUNSHINE10 when booking (online or at the box office)..
Press tickets courtesy of Grand Opera House York* in exchange for this review. Tickets #gifted.
Photo credits: pics of the musical were taken by Manuel Harlan-Min.
Other pics: taken by me.