Hope Mill Theatre have announced the world premiere of TO WONG FOO THE MUSICAL, based on the groundbreaking 1995 film, To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything Julie Newmar, written by multiple Tony Award nominee Douglas Carter Beane.
The production will open at Hope Mill Theatre on 21 October for a limited 9-week run until 17 December 2023.
The new musical has a book and direction by original film screenplay writer Douglas Carter Beane, with music and lyrics by Lewis Flinn and casting by Sarah Leung CDG. Artwork by Feast Creative.
Casting and full creative team is to be announced.
Set in 90s New York TO WONG FOO THE MUSICAL tells the story of 3 Drag Queens, Vida, Noxeema and Chichi, who embark on a trip across America to attend the Drag Queen of the Year Finals in Hollywood. When their car breaks down in Middle America, their lives, as well as those in the town, are turned upside down, in this joyous, heartfelt and high camp musical extravaganza! 3 drags have come to save America, one show tune at a time!
TO WONG FOO THE MUSICAL is produced by Hope Mill Theatre.