Glorious!: The True Story of Florence Foster Jenkins, the Worst Singer in the World
In 1940’s New York, the performer who everyone wanted to see live was Florence Foster Jenkins, an enthusiastic soprano whose pitch was far from perfect. Known as “The First Lady of the Sliding Scale,” she warbled and screeched her way through the evening to an audience who mostly fell about with laughter. But this delusional and joyously happy woman paid little attention to her critics, instead she was surrounded by a circle of devoted friends who were almost as eccentric as she was.
Based upon a true story, the play spins from Florence’s charity recitals and extravagant balls, through to her bizarre recording sessions and an ultimate triumph at Carnegie Hall in this hilarious and heart-warming comedy.
|Wednesday, September 20 at 7:30 pm
Thursday, September 21 at 7:30 pm
Friday, September 22 at 7:30 pm
Saturday, September 23 at 7:30 pm
Sunday, September 24 at 2:30 pm
Tuesday, September 26 at 7:30 pm
Sarah Edwards …… Florence
Jesse Lalonde …… Cosme
Barbara Kobolak …… Dorothy
Robert Johnstone …… St. Clair
Kathleen Walsh …… Mrs. Verrinder Gedge
Lavinia Salinas …… Maria