When eight-year-old Jonah phones a Seattle radio show and gets his dad, Sam, to talk live on air about the heart-breaking loss of his mother, Sam instantly touches hearts across America. Nearly 3,000 miles away, journalist Annie starts to ask herself whether Sam could be more than just a great news story. It looks like love is in the airwaves, but how do you know if he’s the one for you if you’ve never even met? Perhaps only a last-minute dash to the top of the Empire State Building can prove that somewhere there’s someone for everyone.
Sleepless is directed by Morgan Young with a book by Michael Burdette and two new British writers - music by Robert Scott and lyrics by Brendan Cull. Morgan Large designs and this new musical romance is beautifully brought to life with a full cast and orchestra.
Michael Rose, Encore Theatre Productions Ltd and David Shor present Sleepless - a musical romance. Book by Michael Burdette, Music by Robert Scott, Lyrics by Brendan Cull, based on the original screenplay Sleepless in Seattle, direction and musical staging Morgan Young, set design by Morgan Large, Lighting by Tim Lutkin, Sound by Terry Jardine and Avgoustos Psillas for Autograph, video design Ian William Galloway, Costumes by Sue Simmerling, Wigs & Hair design Richard Mawbey, orchestrations and arrangements Larry Blank, musical director and supervision by Stuart Morley, orchestral management Sylvia Addison for Music Solutions, casting (UK) Sarah Bird & (USA) Michael Donovan, production manager Richard Bullimore, general manager David Pearson