Merrily We Roll Along
Merrily We Roll Along begins in the present and moves backwards, tracing the lives of wealthy, jaded composer, Franklin Shepard, and his two estranged friends Mary and Charlie through each milestone of their personal and professional lives (good and bad).
The show ends with a touch of rueful irony, as the three best friends at the start of their careers face a bright future: young, talented and enthusiastic about the worlds waiting to be conquered.
Stephen Sondheim and George Furth expertly blend the excitement and energy of a backstage musical with a poignant and emotional contemporary story about the importance of staying true to one's ideals. This show turns the traditional showbiz musical on its head in this thrilling and compelling Broadway fable about friendship, compromise and the high price of success.