The road to happiness is a bumpy ride!
The Hoover family has more than a few troubles, but young Olive has her heart set on winning the Little Miss Sunshine beauty contest. When an invitation to compete comes out of the blue, the Hoovers must pile in to their rickety yellow camper van. Can it survive the 800-mile trip from New Mexico to California – and more importantly, can they?
This uplifting, modern classic celebrates the quirks of every family, the potholes in every road, and the power of overcoming our differences.
Based on the Oscar-winning film, Little Miss Sunshine is a new musical comedy from Tony Award-winners James Lapine (Into the Woods, Sunday in the Park with George) and William Finn (Falsettos, 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee).
This EUROPEAN PREMIERE stars Mark Moraghan (Coronation Street, Holby City, 9 to 5), Lucy O’Byrne (Evita, Les Misérables, The Sound of Music), two-time Olivier-award nominee Paul Keating (Little Shop of Horrors, The Full Monty), Gabriel Vick (Avenue Q, Les Misérables, Eastenders) and Ian Carlyle (The Lion King, We Will Rock You).
Show includes occasional strong language and adult themes.
Selladoor Productions and Arcola Theatre Present Little Miss Sunshine
Book by James Larne
Music & Lyrics by William Finn
Based on the film Little Miss Sunshine, written by Michael Arndt
Originally Directed by James Lapine
Performed by arrangement with Music Theatre International (Europe) Limited
Directed by Mehmet Ergen