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Heyyyyy! Return of The Fonz

By Cornish Guardian  |  Posted: May 22, 2014

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HAPPY DAYS – A New Musical is a hilarious feel-good show that is guaranteed to have you rockin' and rollin' all week long at The Lyric, Theatre Royal Plymouth, on Monday, June 2, to Saturday, June 7.

Join the King of Cool Arthur 'The Fonz' Fonzarelli, the Cunninghams and the rest of the gang – Potsie, Ralph Malph, Joanie and Chachi as they battle to save their beloved diner Arnold's from demolition. In a race against time, can everyone's favourite hero The Fonz save the day?

Happy Days – A New Musical is written by Garry Marshall, the creator of the popular television series. Garry is also the director of many worldwide hit films including Pretty Woman, Beaches and The Princess Diaries 1 and 2. It includes 21 original songs by Oscar, Grammy and Golden Globe award-winning Hall of Fame songwriter Paul Williams, of Bugsy Malone, Evergreen and Rainy Days And Mondays fame.

The show also includes the much-loved Happy Days theme tune from the TV show.

Henry Winkler, the original Fonz from the television series, serves as creative consultant, working alongside the director in creating the Happy Days world of 1959 America and guiding the cast in creating their ever so familiar characters, especially that of The Fonz.

West End leading man and Emmerdale star Ben Freeman takes on the iconic role of The Fonz alongside Cheryl Baker as Mrs Cunningham and Heidi Range as Pinky Tuscadero.

Happy Days – A New Musical is directed and choreographed by Olivier Award nominee Andrew Wright and has arrangements and orchestrations by John McDaniel, with production design by Tom Rogers, lighting design by Philip Gladwell and sound design by Ben Harrison.

Tickets are priced from £12.70 to £36.70, which includes a 70p booking fee, and can be booked online at www.theatreroyal.com or by calling the box office on 01752 267222. Concessions are available.

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