Starring West End and Olivier award-winning rising star Rebecca Trehearn (Show Boat) as Charity and Marc Elliott (EastEnders).

Unlucky in both love and life, Charity Hope Valentine is a kind young woman who earns her keep dancing in the seedier bars of New York City. After being unceremoniously dumped by her latest sketchy boyfriend, Charity is determined to change her life for the better. But is a chance encounter with a shy young man in a broken-down lift the kick-start her love life needs? And how will she realise her dreams of happiness and success in a selfish, cynical world?

Sweet Charity is the ultra-stylish Broadway classic which became an Oscar-nominated film starring Shirley MacLaine. This electrifying musical comedy features stunning set-piece choreography and hits like Hey Big SpenderThe Rhythm of Life and If My Friends Could See Me Now.

Feel the spirit of the Swinging Sixties in the Big Apple revitalised in this bold new production directed by Bill Buckhurst (Sweeney Todd in the West End and Off-Broadway).

Based on an original screenplay by Federico Fellini, Tullio Pinelli and Ennio Flaiano
Produced for the Broadway stage by: Fryer, Carr and Harris.
Conceived, Staged and Choreographed by Bob Fosse


Rebecca Trehearn
Charity Rebecca Trehearn
Marc Elliott
Oscar Marc Elliott
Carmen Cindy Belliot
Elaine Jessica Buckby
Charlie Danny Collins
Manfred Louis Gaunt
Suzanne Emily Goodenough
Helene Carly Mercedes Dyer
Rosie Sinead Long
Frenchy Emanuelle N’zuzi
Nickie Amy Ellen Richardson
Vittorio Vidal Jeremy Secomb
Herman Carl Sanderson
Daddy Brubeck Shaq Taylor
Ursula Leah West


Book by Neil Simon
Music by Cy Coleman
Lyrics by Dorothy Fields
Director Bill Buckhurst
Choreographer Alistair David
Designer takis
Musical Director Caroline Humphris
Lighting Designer Joshua Carr
Sound Designer Emma Laxton
Assistant Choreographer Emily Goodenough
Orchestrations by Chris Walker
Orchestral Supervisor Ben Atkinson
Fight Director Kev McCurdy
Kay Welch Voice Coach
Music Technology (Keyboard Programmer) Phij Adams Music Ltd
Rehearsal Pianist Connor Fogel
Casting Director Sarah Bird CDG
Casting Director Will Burton CDG


“Cracking revival with Rebecca Trehearn a pitch-perfect lead”
4 rating
The Guardian
“Every swivel, every costume and every oompah count in a musical that's a unique mixture of the kooky and the countercultural ”
4 rating
The Times
“Rebecca Trehearn delights”
4 rating
The Stage
“This is a sparkling, high-octane production, pulsing with the 'Rhythm of Life'”
5 rating
East Midlands Theatre