Standing At The Sky's Edge
Sheffield Crucible: Sat 10 Dec 2022 – Sat 21 Jan 2023
Olivier, National Theatre: from February 2023
Music & Lyrics: RICHARD HAWLEY
Book: CHRIS BUSH
Director: ROBERT HASTIE
Designer: BEN STONES
Choreographer: LYNNE PAGE
Musical Supervisor: TOM DEERING
Lighting Designer: MARK HENDERSON
Sound Designer: BOBBY AITKEN
Wig Designer: CYNTHIA DE LA ROSA
A co-production with
Standing at the Sky's Edge returns to Sheffield's Crucible stage in December 2022 after a sell-out debut there in 2019, before transferring to the National Theatre's Olivier stage in February 2023.
Winner of the Best Musical Production at the UK Theatre Awards and the 2020 South Bank Sky Arts Award for Theatre, Standing at the Sky’s Edge is a celebration of strength and solidarity across six decades, set to the irresistible sounds of Richard Hawley.
Poppy wants to escape her old life.
Joy and Jimmy want to spend the rest of their lives together.
Rose and Harry want the new life they’ve been promised.