Wednesday 21 March - Saturday 24 March 2018

First Lady Suite

from £13.00 to £15.00

PATS Studio Theatre, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey
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3rd Year BA Actor Musicians

“while sympathizing with the first ladies, he [LaChuisa] also regards them as fonts of hilarity.” Theatermania

How much influence does America’s first lady Melania Trump have on US politics?   This fresh and unusual musical by the remarkable, cutting-edge Tony nominated musical theatre writer-composer Michael John LaChiusa, takes a close look at the private lives of some of the most well-known wives of former US Presidents, Eleanor Roosevelt, Mamie Eisenhower, Bess Truman and Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy.

This relevant and illuminating musical offers a compelling yet poignant snapshot of America’s historical first ladies.

“ First Lady Suite looks at history through frankly surrealistic glasses and extends its feminist sympathies even to a Presidential spouse” New York Times

Performance dates and times

  • 7:30pm - 21/03/18
  • 7:30pm - 22/03/18
  • 7:30pm - 23/03/18
  • 2:30pm - 24/03/18
  • 7:30pm - 24/03/18

Further information

By Michael John LaChiusa 

Director: Abigail Pickard-Price

By special arrangement with R&H Theatricals Europe