Kander and Ebb

The World Goes 'Round

Content by Stuart Saint

Enter the world of distinguished and celebrated writing team, Kander and Ebb. The World Goes ‘Round is a stunning revue of the songbook from the multi-Tony award-winning team, with the original production winning three Drama Desk Awards.

Critically acclaimed writer and director Stuart Saint has a plethora of varied theatrical productions under his belt. Currently Artistic Manager for the historic Phoenix Artist Club, Stuart has been responsible for creating a number of successful long running cabaret productions, including: The Keith Kat Klub, West End Roulette and A Night In Soho. When residing as associate artistic director, of the Leicester Square Theatre in the heart of the West End, Stuart orchestrated London’s number one annual adult pantomime, for the past five years, gaining rave reviews and sell out performances.

During his residency Stuart also directed the successful West End revival of ‘Saucy Jack and the Space Vixens’, Co-created the ‘New Musical Project’, harnessing the talents of future British musical theatre writers and directing the winning production of Oscar Wilde’s ‘De Profundis’ by Paul Dale Vickers, to great critical praise. Stuart’s diverse experience has fed into the work he creates and produces today, from touring with the Moscow State Circus, portraying comedy legend Kenny Everett to indulging in an interesting pop recording career playing some of worlds most renowned music venues, he has been able to develop and evolve his exciting and innovative performance pieces, recently producing the world premier of ‘PRINCESS’.

Enter the world of the most distinguished and celebrated musical writers Kander and Ebb. The World Goes ‘Round is a stunning revue of the songbook from the multi-Tony-award-winning team who brought you legendary scores, such as Cabaret and Chicago, 70 Girls 70 and Flora the Red Menace, through to their more unique work like The Rink, The Act and Kiss of the SpiderWoman. 

Filled with humour, romance, drama, and nonstop melody, five individuals find themselves careening through The World Goes ‘Round, in a thrilling celebration of life with that fighting spirit that keeps us all going. This non-stop hit-parade features unforgettable gems including “All That Jazz,” “Coloured Lights,” ”Maybe this Time,” “Cabaret,” “Arthur In The Afternoon”, “New York, New York” and many more, all seamlessly interwoven into a passionate, harmonious, up-tempo evening.

Critically acclaimed director and choreographer Stuart Saint (Princess, Saucy Jack and the Space Vixens, De Profundis), collaborating with the Stockwell Playhouse, reinvigorates this classic revue with his own special flare, whilst paying homage to this incredible collection of material. Weather you’re a life long fan or being introduced to the wonders of Kander and Ebb, you will undoubtedly be enthralled by two of the most iconic writers in musical theatre history who will continue to entertain for many years to come as The World Goes ‘Round.

Performed by arrangement with Music Theatre International (Europe) Ltd

The World Goes 'Round

Wednesday, March 28, 7:30 PM Sunday, April 1, 7:30 PM

Music by JOHN KANDER
Lyrics by FRED EBB
Conceived by SCOTT ELLIS, SUSAN STROMAN, DAVID THOMPSON

208 Wandsworth Road London SW8 2JU

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