Closets The Musical is a coming of age LGBTQ Pop musical based on the Multi-Award Winning short film ‘Closets’ which was sponsored by Attitude Magazine in 2015 and won the IRIS PRIZE Best of British and Youth.
It’s 1988, 16 year old Henry is struggling with his sexuality, identity and daily battles with his mother. He goes inside his Closet and unexpectedly time travels to 2018 and meets 16 year old Ben living in his bedroom dealing with similar issues today.
Ben and Henry decide to run away from their lives by time travelling in the Closet, taking them on adventures to New York’s Stonewall bar in 1969 and beyond. But how long can they run from their lives before their time zones catch up with them?
Featuring uplifting pop musical numbers and contemporary ballads this show is guaranteed to warm everyones soul.
The cast includes; Sam Retford (Ackley Bridge), Lloyd Daniels (X-Factor and Joseph), Natasha Hamilton (Atomic Kitten) and Kim Tatum aka MZZ Kimberly (Dead and Breathing). They are joined by Sophie Anne-Ellicott and Georgia Conlan.
Closets premiers at Hope Mill Theatre Manchester which is quickly becoming home to high quality musical premiers, with Hair, YANK! and Pippin premiering at the venue before moving to London.