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High Society

KODS Presented ‘High Society’

Thursday 7th to Saturday 16th March 2013
at the Rose Theatre Kidderminster

Director: Pat Scully
Musical Director: Barry Hipkiss
Choreographer: Cheryl Skidmore

It’s the society wedding of the year. The flowers have arrived the champagne is on ice and the guests, press and paparazzi are assembling  All they need now is for the beautiful bride to choose a groom.

Adapted from one of the Hollywood’s best loved films, Cole Porters classic musical is a giddy blend of knock-out songs, fizzing one-liners and champagne fuelled comedy.

This is a feel-good show with show stopping numbers, wonderful dancing, great for all the family. A good old fashioned traditional singing and dancing great night out.

The plot centres on the pretentious Long Island socialite Tracy Lord, who is planning a June wedding to an equally pretentious executive when ex-husband Dexter Haven arrives to disrupt the proceedings. Additional comic complications arise when tabloid reporter Mike Connor, who is there to cover the wedding also falls in love with the bride to be.

The songs were complied from various Cole Porter musicals.


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Tracy Lord – Emma Paine
Mother Lord – Claire Hadland
Dinah Lord – Zailee Parmenter
Uncle Willie – John Jones
Dexter Haven – Doug Forrester
Liz Imbrie – Salli Hunt
Mike Connor – Dave Clarke
George Kittredge – Matt Tweedale
Seth Lord – Dave Short