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Bugsy Malone

  • Summer/Autumn 2022
Bugsy Malone

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Opens in Bath July 2022
UK tour Autumn 2022

The UK’s first ever professional touring production 

Prohibition era, New York. A city full of mobsters, showgirls and dreamers.  Rival gangster bosses Fat Sam and Dandy Dan are at loggerheads. The custard pies are flying and Dandy Dan’s gang has gotten the upper hand since obtaining the new-fangled “splurge” gun. Now, Fat Sam and his bumbling buffoons are in real trouble!

Enter Bugsy Malone, a penniless one-time boxer and all-round nice guy, thrust not-so-willingly into the gangster limelight when he becomes the last resort for Fat Sam’s hapless hoodlums. All Bugsy really wants to do is spend time with his new love, Blousey, but that just isn’t on the cards for our hero.

Will Bugsy be able to resist seductive songstress Tallulah, Fat Sam’s moll and Bugsy’s old flame, and stay out of trouble long enough to help Fat Sam to defend his business…?

Alan Parker’s world-famous movie, which launched the careers of Jodie Foster and Scott Baio, becomes an unforgettable theatrical experience in this revival of the universally acclaimed Lyric Hammersmith Theatre production. Packed with instantly recognisable songs from Oscar-winner Paul Williams including My Name is Tallulah, You Give A Little Love and Fat Sam’s Grand Slam, BUGSY MALONE is a masterclass of musical comedy with one of the most joyously uplifting finales in musical theatre.

“The audience went wild with delight” Guardian

“Dazzlingly good” Financial Times

“Infectiously joyous” Sunday Times

“An exuberant, ebullient, uplifting show” Mail on Sunday

UK Tour Summer/Autumn 2022

Theatre Royal Bath Productions, Birmingham Rep Theatre and Kenny Wax present

The Lyric Hammersmith Theatre production

Alan Parker’s BUGSY MALONE

A MODERN MUSICAL CLASSIC

Play by Alan Parker, Words and Music by Paul Williams

Director: Sean Holmes

Designer: Jon Bausor

Choreographer: Drew McOnie

Musical Supervisor/Orchestrator: Phil Bateman