A Super Happy Story (About Feeling Super Sad)

The McCarthy70 minsTheatre
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A hilarious cabaret musical about depression, that explains, sings, and throws glitter about how it’s OK not to be OK.

Credits:

Presented by Silent Uproar
Written by Jon Brittain
Directed by Alex Mitchell
Musical Director: Matthew Floyd Jones
Movement Director: Jon Beney
Stage Manager: Jon Calvert
Sound Designer: Ed Clarke
Lighting Designer: Adam Foley
Set and Costume Designer: Amy Jane Cook
Costume Supervisor: Liz Dees
Production Assistant: Natalie Young
Construction: Alex Brook
Executive Producer: Martin Atkinson

Key Cast:

Madeleine MacMahon
Sophie Clay
Ed Yelland

Price: From £10

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5 February - 6 February 2019
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A hilarious cabaret musical about depression, that explains, sings, and throws glitter about how it’s OK not to be OK.

Sally’s a happy person. She doesn’t let little things get her down and almost never cries. But she’s got an illness. It makes her feel like she isn’t the person she wants to be, but she doesn’t want anyone to know about it.

Written by Olivier Award winner Jon Brittain (Rotterdam and Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho) with music by Matthew Floyd Jones (Frisky & Mannish).

It’s a joyful, buoyant, gleeful, slightly silly, sugar-coated, unrelenting and completely super happy show! Except for the bits about depression.

"A Super Happy Story is Superb" Lyn Gardner, The Guardian

★★★★★ WhatsOnStage

★★★★★ British Theatre Guide


Age guidance: 14+


Tuesday's performance: Pay What You Decide

trailer
dates

Tuesday 5 February 2019, 7.45pm

Wednesday 6 February 2019, 7.45pm

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Arts Council England
Whitby-Scarborough-Filey Borough of Scarborough