Glorious!

10th – 14th October 2023

The true story of Florence Foster Jenkins, the worst singer in the world.

“A delightful and blissfully funny play that generates a rare glow of warmth” Daily Telegraph

In 1940’s New York, the performer who everyone wanted to see live was Florence Foster Jenkins, an enthusiastic soprano whose pitch was far from perfect. Known as “The First Lady of the Sliding Scale,” she warbled and screeched her way through the evening to an audience who mostly fell about with laughter. But this delusional and joyously happy woman paid little attention to her critics, instead she was surrounded by a circle of devoted friends who were almost as eccentric as she was.

The play spins from Florence’s charity recitals and extravagant balls, through to her bizarre recording sessions Will Florence ultimately triumph at her career-defining moment on stage at the Carnegie Hall?

Join us for this hilarious and heart-warming comedy to find out.

This amateur production of “Glorious!: The True Story of Florence Foster Jenkins, the Worst Singer in the World”
is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals Ltd. on behalf of Samuel French Ltd. www.concordtheatricals.co.uk
 

Directed by

Geoff Legan

Assisted by

Dawn Birks

Designed by

Dawn Birks

Cast

Florence Foster Jenkins: Rosemary Gresty

Dorothy: Justine Cope

Maria: Nicci Chirnside

Mrs Verrinder-Gedge: Beverley Richardson

Cosme McMoon: James King

St Clair: Craig Wood

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