Thursday, May 27

Ride musical starring Gemma Sutton and Bronté Barbé to play two West End performances

Ride is a new musical starring Gemma Sutton (Girl from the North Country, Follies) and Bronté Barbé  (Oklahoma, Chichester, Beautiful UK tour) is to play two semi-staged performances at the Garrick Theatre on 21st June (3pm and 8pm).

It is a new musical about the first woman to cycle round the world, premiered at last year's Vault Festival It features music and lyrics by Jack Williams and book and lyrics by Freya Catrin Smith, who also co-directs with Adam Lenson (Public Domain, Vaudeville Theatre). The creative team also includes choreographer Alfred Taylor-Gaunt, designer Libby Todd, lighting designer Sam Waddington and orchestrator Macy Schmidtt.

The incredible true story of a young woman with big plans, and an even bigger imagination bursts into life in this new musical.In 1895 Annie Londonderry (Sutton) has returned victorious to America, hailed as the first woman to ever cycle around the world. She's pioneering, she's plucky, and she's pitching her story to the New York World. But she can't do it alone. Joined at the eleventh hour by unwitting secretary Martha Smith (Barbé), the two begin to share Annie's unbelievable adventures.

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