Why See A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder?
Winner of Four Tonys
This unabashed celebration of theater is a wonderful black comedy whose acerbic wit and clever lyrical flourishes have rendered it a storming commercial and critical success. The darling of the 2014 Tony Awards, A Gentleman's Guide earned an eye-watering ten nominations and won four, including Best Musical and Best Book.
A Caper and a Half!
Charting the rise and fall of the social climbing Monty Navarro (Kevin Massey) and his bizarre quest to off all who stand between him and the coveted D'Ysquith Earldom, this Edwardian caper is based on the classic Ealing studios hit Kind Hearts and Coronets, which starred Alec Guinness in the multi-character role.
Add to this web of murder and deceit the extra complication of love rivals, the passionate and vain Sibella and the innocent and pure Phoebe, A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder is an irreverent and hilarious new musical that is sure to make a wonderful evening out!
What Is A gentleman's Guide About?
When the low born Monty Navarro finds out that he's 8th in line for an earldom in the lofty D'Ysquith family, he figures his chances of outliving his predecessors are slight and sets off down a far more ghoulish path. Can he knock off his unsuspecting relatives without being caught and become the second Earl of Highhurst? And what of love? Because murder isn't the only thing on Monty's mind...
Performance date: 12 December 2017
Suitable for ages ten and over
Two hours and 20 minutes including intermission
And before you stop reading
Please note, images used are from the Broadway production of this show and will be updated when casting is announced!
Cast and Creative
James Taylor Odom as the D'Ysquiths
Blake Price as Monty Navarro
Colleen McLaughlin as Sibella Hallward
Erin McIntyre as Phoebe D'Ysquith
Timothy Aaron Cooper, Ashton Michael Corey, Mia Fitzgibbon, Colleen Gallagher, Briana Gantsweg, Kristen Kane, Tyler Lenhart, Conor McGiffin, Ryne Nardecchia and Rosie Webber.
Book by Robert L. Freedman
Music by Steven Lutvak
Lyrics by Robert L. Freedman and Steven Lutvak
Based on the Novel Israel Rank by Roy Horniman
Choreography by Peggy Hickey
Directed by Darko Tresnjak
TONY AWARDS 2014
Best Musical Best Book of a Musical Robert L. Freedman
Best Direction of a Musical Darko Tresnjak
Best Costume Design of a MusicalLinda Cho
2014 DRAMA DESK AWARDS
Won Outstanding Musical
Won Outstanding Actor in a Musical - Jefferson Mays
Won Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical - Lauren Worsham
Won Outstanding Director of a Musical - Darko Tresnjak
What we thought
Hilarious playful FUN
This Tony-winning production is a wonderful show with playful music
Our Broadway reviewer, Nicola Q, headed out one evening to experience the phenomenom that is A Gentleman's Guide... this is what she thought! Experience the magic in your own town soon!Read full review
What you thought
5 reviews, average rating: (4.0 Stars)
One of the best shows my husband and I have ever seen. Brilliant!! The... more
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