Crazy For You Musical

Crazy For You Musical Transfers to London

15th December, 2022 | By Vandana Lohia

Susan Stroman's much-anticipated production of the Gershwin musical Crazy For You is set to transfer to London, with performances beginning on Saturday 24 June 2023 at the Gillian Lynne Theatre! Crazy For You musical celebrates never giving up on your dreams and taking chances on love. With incredible dancing and explosive musical numbers, the Crazy For You musical is an epic show you won't want to miss!

What is Crazy For You Musical About?

Crazy For You musical's passionate tale of romance centres around the theatre-obsessed Bobby Child, a booming baritone from New York City. Bobby dreams of being a show business icon. Bobby is caught between maintaining the family bank and working in show business - two paths his overbearing mother has pushed him towards. He goes to Nevada with the intention of foreclosing on the Gaiety Theatre, which is both beautiful and crumbling. He instantly feels a connection to the daughter of the theatre owner, Polly.

Bobby is determined to throw an extravagant show in order to prove himself and his good faith. Can he save the theatre, and with it, the town? More importantly, can he win Polly’s heart in time?

Crazy For You Musical London Cast & Creatives

Ken Ludwig has provided the delightful book for Crazy For You musical and it is incorporated with incredible Gershwin melodies, such as ‘Someone to Watch Over Me’, ‘I Got Rhythm’ and ‘They Can’t Take That Away from Me’. The Olivier award- and multi-Tony award-winning Susan Stroman directs and choreographs the Crazy For You musical and has endowed some truly sparkling dancing numbers to the musical!

The Olivier-nominated star of Half a Sixpence, Charlie Stemp, headlines Crazy For You as Bobby. Carly Anderson from Wicked appears as Polly and Tom Edden - the Drama Desk Award winner - stars as Bela Zangler.

About the Author

Vandana Lohia
As a student of literature, Vandana has always been passionate about drama — who can resist Shakespeare's classics, after all? — and writing. Getting to marry her love for writing and live theatre has been a dream come true.