About Little Miss Sunshine at Oxford Playhouse
The road to happiness is a bumpy ride.
Based on the Oscar-winning film, Little Miss Sunshine at Oxford Playhouse is a new musical comedy from the Tony Award- winners James Lapine (Into the Woods, Sunday in the Park with George) and William Finn (Falsettos, 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee).
This EUROPEAN PREMIERE stars Mark Moraghan (Coronation Street, Holby City, 9 to 5), Lucy O’Byrne (Evita, Les Misérables, The Sound of Music), two-time Olivier-award nominee Paul Keating (Little Shop of Horrors, The Full Monty), Gabriel Vick (Avenue Q, Les Misérables, Eastenders), and Ian Carlyle (The Lion King, We Will Rock You).
The Hoover family has more than a few troubles, but young Olive has her heart set on winning the Little Miss Sunshine beauty contest. When an invitation to compete comes out of the blue, the Hoovers must pile into their rickety yellow camper van. Can it survive the 800-mile trip from New Mexico to California – and more importantly, can they?
This uplifting, modern classic celebrates the quirks of every family, the potholes in every road, and the power of overcoming our differences.
Tue 20 August – 7:30 pm
Wed 21 August – 7:30 pm
Thur 22 August – 2:30 pm & 7:30 pm
Fri 23 August – 8:00 pm
Sat 24 August – 2:30 pm & 7:30 pm