First Look! Production Photo Released For STEPHEN WARD
Anticipation is now building even further as Andrew Lloyd Webber, Don Black and Christopher Hampton's new musical STEPHEN WARD has begun previews in London's West End and the first production photo has now been leaked via the show's official Twitter feed.
Comely cast-members Charlotte Spencer and Charlotte Blackledge are spotted in the shot, rocking swingin' '60s-style 'dos and doing the twist while dancing along to some of Lloyd Webber's varied and eclectic score while sharing a cocktail or two at the holidays.
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The official synopsis for STEPHEN WARD is as follows: "STEPHEN WARD deals with the victim of the Profumo Affair - not, as is widely supposed, John Profumo himself, the disgraced Minister for War, nor even the fatally wounded Conservative government of Harold Macmillan, but the society osteopath whose private libertarian experiments blew up in his own and everyone else's face. In a trial as emblematic to the twentieth century as Oscar Wilde's was to the nineteenth - from which he was the only protagonist to emerge with some dignity and honour. Ward became the targeted scapegoat of a furiously self-righteous Establishment. By no means a hero, he was a reluctant martyr, thanks to an unholy alliance between Press and police of a kind we can all too readily recognise today; inadvertently, he was the hinge between two worlds and the harbinger of a revolution in manners, music and morals when the ordered, stuffy, respectful universe of the fifties gave way to the classless, truculent, unstoppable sixties."
STEPHEN WARD was written by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Christopher Hampton and Don Black, beginning previews in the West End on December 3. For more information, check out a previous article on STEPHEN WARD here.
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View a larger version of the first production photo from STEPHEN WARD below.
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