Review: Saturday Night Fever at The Alexandra, Birmingham

Saturday Night Fever at The Alexandra Theatre Birmingham …hard hitting and brash musical which never pulls its punches

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by Dave Massey twitter.com/brumhour

Saturday Night Fever at The Alexandra

Saturday Night Fever is at The Alexandra (previously the New Alexandra Theatre) until Saturday 29th September, based on the 1978 film starring John Travolta this funky and brash musical drama is jam packed with with well known music.

Richard Winsor plays Tony Manero, a young Italian American living in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. Working in a hardware store and living with his family,  he spends much of his nightlife at a local club 2001 Odyssey, dancing the night away along and hangs about with his male friends, Bobbie C (Raphael Pace), Double-J (Jared Thompson), Gus (Owen Broughton) and Joey (Michael Cortez).

Richard Winsor (Tony) and the Cast of Saturday Night Fever photo by Pamela Raith Photography Richard Winsor (Tony) and the Cast of Saturday Night Fever photo by Pamela Raith Photography

Tony’s friend Joey has got his traditionally catholic girlfriend pregnant and is doing best…

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