Set in the early part of the twentieth-century, Road Show tells the true boom-and-bust story of Addison Mizner and his fast-talking brother Wilson, two of the most colourful and outrageous fortune seekers in American history. From panning for gold in Alaska to building the city of Boca Raton in Florida, both were driven by the need to succeed - at whatever cost...Stephen Sondheim latest musical received its European premiere at the award-winning south London venue - Menier Chocolate Factory - in 2011.
STEPHEN SONDHEIM made his name writing the lyrics of West Side Story and Gypsy, before going on to create Company, Follies, A Little Night Music, Pacific Overtures, Sweeney Todd, Sunday in the Park with George, Into the Woods, Assassins and Passion. JOHN WEIDMAN wrote the books for Sondheim's Pacific Overtures and Assassins. He also co-created, with Susan Stroman, the Tony Award-winning show Contact.