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Martha, Josie And The Chinese Elvis

Thu 2 May–Sat 18 May

New Vic and Stephen Joseph Theatre Co-Production

By Charlotte Jones
Directed by Gemma Fairlie

It’s Josie’s birthday and she’s not happy about it. Being a stay at home dominatrix is hard enough but if you’re middle aged you just get tired.

But Lionel – her most loyal customer – is determined to cheer her up. With the help of Josie’s ice skating obsessed daughter: Brenda Marie and their OCD, devout Irish Catholic cleaner: Martha, he is throwing a party. There’s even a special guest coming – the King himself. Elvis that is – in the form of brand new Elvis impersonator Timothy Wong. He might not know the songs but his outfits are spectacular.

Nobody is expecting the other surprise guest though, and she’s about to make sure the party gets all shook up. It’s time to grab a drink, swivel those hips and snarl those lips as the night really gets going.

Hilarious and heartfelt – this is a quirky comedy sure to warm your heart and thaw the cold. Martha, Josie and the Chinese Elvis is about learning to accept who you are and making the most of your moves. Whatever you’re dressed in.

Booking Information
Showing: Thursday 2 May–Saturday 18 May 2019

Tickets: £15.00 - £24.50
First Night Fever: Thu 2 May – All seats £16.50 (no cons)
Talkback: Tue 14 May

Concessions: £2.00 off
Group Discounts: £2.00 off for ten or more
Part of our Three Plays for £50 package
Four Friends for £68
Under 16s Go Free
Under 26s Go Free

Interpreted Performances

Captioned: 7.30pm Tue 14 May
Audio described: 2.15pm Sat 18 May

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