The Cornley Drama Society are putting on a 1920s murder mystery, but as the title suggests, everything that can go wrong... does! The accident-prone thespians battle against all odds to make it through to their final curtain call, with hilarious consequences!
A GUT BUSTING HIT The New York Times
IT’S AS THOUGH THE MOUSETRAP HAS BEEN TAKEN OVER BY MONTY PYTHON WhatsOnStage
A MASTERPIECE OF MALFUNCTION The Times
The Play That Goes Wrong premiered at the Old Red Lion Theatre in London in 2012 as a one act version, this then moved to Trafalgar Studios in 2013.
The play then began a UK tour, following its run at Trafalgar Studios, from January 2014 at the Marlowe Theatre in Canterbury, visiting 17 venues and ending in Darlington in July, prior to being given a West End Venue.
The play then opened at the Duchess Theatre in the West End on 14 September 2014, where it remains andis currently booking until October 2022!
The original cast then opened the play on Broadway in 2017 at the Lyceum Theatre withJJ Abramsmaking his debut as a theatrical producer and becoming the longest running play on Broadway at the time with 745 regular performances and 27 previews. It is currently running Off-Broadway at the New World Stages. The play also begins its US Tour in Chicago on December 14th 2021.
Now stumbling through its eighth catastrophic year in London's West End and having performed in over 35 countries across 6 continents, winning multiple awards around the world including the WhatsOnStage and Olivier Award for Best New Comedy plus a Tony and Drama Desk Award for Best Scenic Design of a Play,The Play That Goes Wrongis a global phenomenon, which is guaranteed to leave you aching with laughter!
The Mischief West End production of The Play That Goes Wrong by Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer & Henry Shields was produced by Kenny Wax and Stage Presence at the Duchess Theatre, London and created by Mark Bell (Direction), Nigel Hook (Set Design), Roberto Surace (Costume Design), Ric Mountjoy (Lighting Design), Rob Falconer (Original Music) and Andrew Johnson (Sound Design).