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All I Want Is One Night

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Overview

Produced by:
Jess Walker Music Theatre, in association with Royal Exchange Theatre Manchester
Dates:
June 05 - July 01, 2018
Run Time:
0 Hour, 0 Minute
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Show Info

By Jessica Walker
Music Director, Joseph Atkins

With Rachel Austin, Alexandra Mathie, and Jessica Walker

Jessica Walker returns to 59E59 Theaters following previous New York Times Critic's Picks The Girl I Left Behind Me and Pat Kirkwood is Angry with an exhilarating new play-with-songs.

Paris: 1935. Suzy Solidor, cabaret sensation, steps onto the tiny stage of her cramped nightclub, ready to wow the hippest crowd in town with her lesbian erotic songs. She is surrounded by her 225 portraits and high on success, both from her best-selling records and from her status as most painted woman in the world. Suzy Solidor is probably the most famous woman you've never heard of.

 

Rachel
Austin
Alexandra
Mathie
Jessica
Walker
Photo Caption: Jessica Walker
Photo: Carol Rosegg
Photo Caption: Rachel Austin and Jessica Walker
Photo: Carol Rosegg
Photo Caption: Rachel Austin, Alexandra Mathie, and Jessica Walker
Photo: Carol Rosegg
Photo Caption: Rachel Austin and Jessica Walker
Photo: Carol Rosegg
Photo Caption: Rachel Austin and Jessica Walker
Photo: Carol Rosegg
Photo Caption: Rachel Austin, Alexandra Mathie, and Jessica Walker
Photo: Carol Rosegg
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Producing Company

The Royal Exchange Theatre

The Royal Exchange Theatre believes theatre is for everyone, and they’re passionate about proving it. For almost forty years they have been a hub of superb storytelling for Manchester and the UK, and there are even more exciting times ahead! Their vision is to be an internationally recognized centre of excellence for theatre in the UK and a vibrant cultural centre for Manchester and the region. Each year they showcase an ambitious programme inspired by the world's greatest stories: stories that have the power to change the way we see the world. To them, that means taking artistic risks, working as part of exciting partnerships, seeking out bold collaborations and championing new talent. 

Read more at: http://www.royalexchange.co.uk


Reviews

"Delightful... unabashed... the numbers are so good, you wish there were more." - The New York Times

"Attractively sexy and melancholy songs delivered by a singer who is a mistress of the form." - Lighting and Sound America

"Walker is superb... An exceptional, multi-talented playwright, translator, actress and singer. Not only has she brought Solidor to our overdue attention... But in doing so, she personally translated Solidor's songs from French to English." - A Seat on the Aisle

"The kind of rarefied experience you only get these days in New York after dark." - New York Observor

"[Walker] brings a lively sensuous sparkle to Solidor's songs" - The Stage

"A tour-de-force for Walker" - NorthWestEnd