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A Chorus Line to be revived at London Palladium

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A Chorus Line is to be given its first London revival at the London Palladium next year.

The musical will run from February 2 2013 to July 13, 2013, with press night on February 19.

The production will be directed by its original co-choreogrpher Bob Avian. Chorus Line has music by the late Marvin Hamlisch, book by James Kirkwood and Nicholas Dante and lyrics by Edward Kleban Its conception, original direction and choreography is by Michael Bennett.

The show’s first London staging was in 1976, when it won the Olivier Award for best musical.

Owner of the London Palladium Andrew Lloyd Webber said: “I am delighted to welcome A Chorus Line into the London Palladium. This classic Broadway production has not been seen in the West End for almost 35 years. Marvin Hamlisch was a great friend and supporter in my early career and I can think of no more fitting tribute to him than this major revival.”

A Chorus Line is produced by Mark Goucher, Adam Kenwright, ACT Productions, Tim Lawson, Daniel Sparrow & Mike Walsh Productions by special arrangement with John Breglio and A Chorus Line Broadway.