Thursday, February 18

Latest info on Paradise Found at Menier Chocolate Factory

The Menier Chocolate Factory has just announced their Spring/Summer season with more details of the new musical Paradise Found.

Harold Prince and Susan Stroman will direct a cast straight from New York including Mandy Patinkin, Kate Baldwin, John Cullum, Shuler Hensley and Judy Kaye in the world premiere of Paradise Found.

The musical tells the story of the Shah of Persia who is feeling low so to cheer himself up heads to Vienna with his Eunuch (Mandy Patinkin) in tow is search of new adventures. He promptly falls in love with the Empress of the Empire, much to the dismay of her husband.  A prostitute who is a double for the Empress is substituted for a night of passion but she’s in love with a Baron, who’s having an affair with the Soap Manufacturer’s Wife….  Following it so far?  ….

Based on the novel The Tale of the 1002nd Night by Joseph Roth and set to the music of Johann Strauss, Paradise Found will run from 19th May - 26th June at Menier Chocolate Factory.

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