END OF THE RAINBOW TOUR
Peter Quilter's End of the Rainbow is going to tour again from next March this time starring Lisa Maxwell (Loose Women, the Bill) as Judy Garland (Ellen Verenieks at some performances) with Gary Wilmot as Anthony and Sam Attwater as Mickey.
When it opened at the Trafalgar Studios, , the show starred Tracie Bennett and was a great success receiving four nominations in the 2011 Laurence Olivier Awards. It also went on tour and subsequently transferred to Broadway.
End of the Rainbow is < musical which explores the last days of Miss Garland’s life in December 1968 when she was visiting London with her young new fiancé at her side. In a London hotel room she battles with drugs and alcohol as she undertakes an exhausting series of concerts at the Talk of the Town to try and reclaim her crown as the greatest talent of her generation. Sadly until her tragic end she was searching for the crock of happiness at the end of a rainbow that never existed.
Quilter's play features some of Garland's best loved songs including “Get Happy”, “Come Rain or Come Shine”, “The Trolley Song”, “The Man That Got Away” and “Somewhere Over the Rainbow" from the Wizard of Oz.