- Venue: Quarry Theatre
More Information on What’s New Pussycat?
What’s New Pussycat?, a brand new musical featuring the iconic songs of the internationally celebrated singer Sir Tom Jones, and written by the Tony-Award winning Joe DiPietro (Memphis the Musical), will premiere at Leeds Playhouse on 23 September.
What’s New Pussycat? takes Henry Fielding’s classic comic novel, The History of Tom Jones, A Foundling and using the legendary hit songs of Sir Tom Jones, casts it in a fresh and vibrant new light in the swinging 60s. The production will include the songs such as; Green, Green Grass of Home, It’s Not Unusual, Leave Your Hat On, Delilah, Mama Told Me Not To Come, Sex Bomb and, What’s New Pussycat?
This joyous new musical will be directed by Luke Sheppard, whose most recent production – the acclaimed &Juliet – has taken the West End by storm since it opened last year, and recently won six WhatsOnStage Awards and is nominated for nine Olivier Awards including Best New Musical.
A signed performance is the usual full production using either the creative use of sign integrated into the performance or a British Sign Language Interpreter on stage interpreting the show for D/deaf attendees.Audio Described
Audio Described performances are designed to improve the experience of visually impaired and blind attendees. As well as listening to the dialogue on stage the customer can wear a headset and listen to a live description of the action on stage.Relaxed Performance
A relaxed performance is a specially selected show from our programme, with slight adaptations to make it suitable for an audience of young people or adults with learning disabilities. This may include extra lighting, additional wheelchair spaces and the freedom to move to alternative seating if required.Dementia-Friendly Performance
Dementia friendly performances are for all audiences. The theatre experience is enhanced for people living with dementia and their supporters, with adaptations to front of house service, the show and pre-show information packs. Additional dementia-aware staff, quiet spaces, clear signage and visual markers, sound and lighting adjustments and flexible seating options all help to create a supportive, shared experience.Sing Along
Singalong with the cast in this exclusive performance. Join in as loud as you like, fancy dress is optional but highly recommended.Post Show Discussion
Parent & Baby Performance
A Parent and Baby performance enables parents to attend the theatre with their baby (under 12 months). We make small adaptations to the lighting and sound effects, including keeping the auditorium lights slightly raised. The seating is unallocated and there is a relaxed attitude to noise.
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- - Captioned
- - Signed
- - Audio Description
- - Relaxed Performance
- - Dementia Friendly Performance
- - Post Show Discussion
- - Sing Along
- - Parent & Baby Performance