MTFEST: Far From Heaven

Mon 31 May 2021 12:00 AM

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Available On Demand from 12:00AM 31 May to 23:59PM 6 Jun.

Fresh from London’s Turbine Theatre, MTFestUK 2021 comes to Norwich, bringing you the very best in new musical theatre.

Book by Richard Greenberg

Music by Scott Frankel

Lyrics by Michael Korie

Directed by Matthew White

Musical Direction by Alex Parker

Based on the Focus Features/Vulcan Productions motion picture written & directed by Todd Haynes.

Cathy Whitaker seems to be the picture-perfect wife and mother in 1957 suburban Connecticut. But roiling beneath the surface, secret longings and forbidden desires cause her world to unravel, with incendiary consequences.

With a score that is both jazz-inflected and hauntingly lyrical, Far From Heaven is a powerful story of romance, betrayal, and intolerance, as a woman grapples with her identity in a society on the verge of upheaval.