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Singin' In The Rain

Palace Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London, United Kingdom, W1D 5AY
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From the golden age of musicals to the West End, Singin’ In The Rain brings the glamour of the MGM film to the Palace theatre.

Set at a time of change in the film world, Singin’ In The Rain follows silent movie star Don Lockwood who has everything he could ever want; fame, adulation and even a well-publicised romance with his co-star Lina Lamont. But there are rumours doing the rounds of a new kind of film that could alter everything, a kind of film where actors talk… and sing… and dance.

Singin’ In The Rain transfered to the Palace theatre from the Chichester Festival Theatre, where it enjoyed critical acclaim and a sell-out run in 2011.

Adam Cooper, who leads the cast of Singin’ In The Rain as Lockwood, is a former ballet dancer whose credits include a number of productions for the Royal Ballet and creating the role of the Swan in Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake. His previous musical theatre credits include The Wizard Of Oz, Zorro and Guys And Dolls.

His Singin’ In The Rain co-star Louise Bowden boasts musical theatre credits including We Will Rock You, Mary Poppins and Mamma Mia!.

Jennifer Ellison may be best known for her long-running role in TV series Brookside, but has also appeared on stage in productions including Chicago, Boeing Boeing, Calendar Girls and Legally Blonde.

This production of Singin’ In The Rain is staged by special arrangement with Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures Inc.

Cast & Creatives

Adam Cooper, Louise Bowden, Stephane Anelli, Zara Warren, Peter Forbes, Sandra Dickinson, Mark Hadfield, David Lucas, Brendan Cull, Nancy Wei George, Frankie Jenna
Jonathan Church
Music by
Nacio Herb Brown and Arthur Freed
Lyrics by
Nacio Herb Brown and Arthur Freed
Stage Entertainment UK and Chichester Festival Theatre
Andrew Wright
Lighting Designer
Tim Mitchell
Matt McKenzie

Palace Theatre

Shaftesbury Avenue, London, United Kingdom, W1D 5AY
0870 890 0142
Official site
Nearest tube
Leicester Square (approx. 150m)
Nearest bus
14, 19, 24, 29, 38, 40, 176

50% off parking when you park at Q-Park Chinatown, just 2 minutes away, or Q-Park Soho.

This venue accepts Theatre Tokens

Access information

How to book
Tel: 0844 412 4656 Fax: 020 7087 7771
Discounts available for wheelchair users.
Limited mobility
B3, B28, D2, D29 in the Stalls and Boxes (restricted view) have the best leg room.
Access description
2 steps up to the foyer, through a set of double swing doors. Box Office level access through first door on Shaftesbury Avenue. Box office with lowered counter for easy wheelchair access. All stairs have highlights and handrails on both sides. 3 steps down from the foyer to the Stalls, 30 steps up to the Dress Circle, 56 to the Upper Circle, 77 to the Balcony, which is very steep. Theatre open 45 mins before performance.
Hearing impaired
Andrews system with 20 headsets. Induction loop at box office.
Guide dogs policy
Guide dogs allowed inside the auditorium, alternatively staff can dog-sit (maximum of 4 guide dogs per performance).
No steps to the auditorium through a side EXIT on Shaftesbury Avenue. One 3cm step into the theatre and a slight incline to the Stalls which has 1 space for a wheelchair/scooter user and their companion at W27. Transfer seating available to any Stalls aisle seat (maximum of 4 wheelchairs and 1 scooter can be stored at back of Stalls).
10 steps down from the Stalls to women’s and men’s, and further women’s and men’s off the Dress Circle Bar and at Upper Circle and Balcony.
Disabled toilets
Adapted toilet by wheelchair users’ entrance.
4 licensed bars. No level access to bars – drinks brought to disabled customers in the auditorium. All bars have moveable seats. Stalls bar down 15 steps from the Stalls; the Dress Circle bar is level with the Dress Circle. Further bars at Upper Circle and Balcony levels. Drinks can be brought to disabled customers in the auditorium.
This venue accepts Theatre Tokens
Age suitability
Previews from
Opening night
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Stephane Anelli: @stephaneanelli
Louise Bowden: @lolybowden

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