A Super Happy Story
(ABOUT FEELING SUPER SAD)
by jON BRITTAIN 
 
MUSIC BY MATTHEW FLOYD JONES

2016/2017
FRÜIT Hull, New Diorama Theatre, Greenwich Theatre, The HUB Leeds, Edinburgh Festival 2017

Winners: ​Fringe First Award
Winners: Best Musical Award at Edinburgh Fringe

Nominated:

Best Musical Off West End Awards (Offies) 2020

Best Director (Musicals) Off West End Awards (Offies) 2020BeBest

Mental Health Fringe Award
Holden Street Theatre Award

"A mix of wit and low-key emotion that suddenly grips your heart"
Lyn Gardner, The Guardian

Written by Oliver award winner Jon Brittain (Rotterdam & Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho) with music by Matthew Floyd Jones (Frisky and Mannish), prepare for a hilarious cabaret musical about depression that explains how it’s OK to not be OK.
 
Sally’s a happy person. She doesn’t let little things get her down and almost never cries. But she’s got an illness. It makes her feel like she isn’t the person she wants to be, but she doesn’t want anyone to know about it.

★★★★★
ThreeWeeks Edinburgh, Miro Magazine, What'sOnStage

★★★★
The Scotsman, The Stage, Hull Daily Mail

Cast
Madeleine MacMahon
Sophie Clay
Ed Yelland
 
Creatives
Writer: Jon Brittain
Director: Alex Mitchell
Musical Director: Matthew Floyd Jones
Movement Director: Jon Beney
Stage Manager: Jon Calvert
Sound Designer: Ed Clarke
Lighting Designer: Adam Foley
Set and Costume Designer: Amy Jane Cook
Costume Supervisor: Liz Dees
​Production Assistant: Natalie Young
​Construction: Alex Brook
Executive Producer: Martin Atkinson

Artistic Support: James Stanyer, David Byrne & New Diorama Theatre

 

The show has been co-produced by LittleMighty and Hull UK City of Culture 2017. Also with the support of New Diorama Theatre, CHCP Foundation, Unity Theatre Trust, Hull Truck Theatre, American Chip Spice, and our generous Kickstarter and company supporters.

Images: The Other Richard

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