Opening in London's West End on 22 March is The Kissing-Dance, a joyful musical adaptation of Oliver Goldsmith’s classic comedy 'She Stoops to Conquer' by Howard Goodall and Charles Hart. Originally premiered by the National Youth Music Theatre with Sheridan Smith in one of the lead roles, this new production at the Jermyn Street Theatre will be the show's professional premiere.
"In the great hall at Nonesuch, young heiress Kate Hardcastle and her cousin Constance prepare to receive their suitors. But Kate’s formidable mother Mrs Hardcastle and the mischievous Tony Lumpkin have other ideas, leading to a brilliant musical comedy of mistaken identity and disguise. For tonight is All Fools’ Eve, when the world can be turned upside down by determined young lovers… "