The Crazy Coqs Presents: The Greatest Movie Songs Of The 80s
Launching in June 'The Crazy Coqs Presents' is a new monthly showcase each with a different them hosted by lyricist Mark Petty, one half of the transatlantic writing team of Anderson & Petty. Show themes so far have included 'Classic Songs from the Musicals', 'Pride at the Musicals', 'The Disney Show' and last month 'The New Musical Theatre Showcase' which featured new material from Anderson & Petty, Kansley & Lidert, Oliver Boito, Kate Marlais & Alex Young and Webborn & Finn. These concerts have featured the cream of the West End including Rebecca Trehearn, Christina Bennington, Oliver Savile, Nadim Naaman, Charlotte Wakefield, David Shannon, Carolyn Maitland, Andy Coxon, Jane Milligan, Chloe Hart, Charlotte Jaconelli and Edward Baruwa to name but a few.
Their next show 'The Greatest Movie Songs of the 80s' is on Sunday 21st October at 9.15pm and will feature performances from Sophie Isaacs (currently staring as Heather McNamara in Heathers), Suzie Mathers (formerly Glinda in Wicked), Simon-Anthony Rhoden (currently starring as Lola in Kinky Boots), Gemma Sutton (recently Angel in The Rink and soon to be Young Sally in Follies) and Michael Vinsen (formerly Kinky Boots, Follies).
A full list of performances follows:
Papa, Can You Hear Me? (Yentl) - Sophie Isaacs
9 to 5 (9 to 5) - Sophie Isaacs
Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now (Mannequin) - Michael Vinsen & Sophie Isaacs
The Power Of Love (Back To The Future) - Sophie Isaacs
(I've Had) The Time Of My Life (Dirty Dancing) - Simon-Anthony Rhoden & Suzie
Flashdance...what a feeling! (Flashdance) - Suzie Mathers
Take My Breath Away (Top Gun) - Suzie Mathers
Xanadu (Xanadu) - Suzie Mathers
Up Where We Belong (An Officer And A Gentleman) - Gemma Sutton & Simon-Anthony Rhoden
When Doves Cry (Purple Rain) - Simon-Anthony Rhoden
Lean On Me (Lean On Me) - Simon-Anthony Rhoden
Cool Rider (Grease 2) - Gemma Sutton
Fame (Fame) - Gemma Sutton
Wind Beneath My Wings (Beaches) - Gemma Sutton
The Goonies 'R' Good Enough (The Goonies) - Michael Vinsen
St. Elmo's Fire (Man In Motion) (St. Elmo's Fire) - Michael Vinsen
Arthur's The (Best That You Can Do) (Arthur) - Michael Vinsen
Though having a break in November, The Crazy Coqs Presents will be back on Sunday 30th December with The Crazy Coqs Presents: 'This Is The Greatest Show' The Songs of Pasek & Paul. Cast TBC, and on Sunday 27th January with 'The Crazy Coqs Presents: The Attack of the Teen Musicals. Cast TBC.
Musical Direction on these shows is by William Sharma with a band comprising of Mark Fincham and Megan Landeg.
Tickets can be purchased via the following link: https://www.brasseriezedel.com/live-at-zedel/crazy-coqs-presents-the-greatest-movie-songs