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

14 April - 3 May 2020

59E59 Theatre, New York, USA

(Brits Off Broadway 2020)

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) 2020

Holden Street Theatre Award 2017

Edinburgh Fringe Mental Health Award 2017

"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/Composer: 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
​Construction: Alex Brook

Executive Producer: Martin Atkinson

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

The show has been produced with James Seabright, and is supported by New Diorama Theatre. Originally co-produced with Hull UK City of Culture 2017. Supported by NHS CHCP Foundation, Hull Truck Theatre, American Chip Spice, and our generous Kickstarter and company supporters.

Recommended 16+

Photography: Sam Taylor

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