Tracie Bennett stars in Peter Quilter's new play about the later life of legendary Judy Garland.
What Is the Story of End of the Rainbow?
Judy Garland returns to London in 1968 to prepare for a comeback concert at the Talk of the Town nightclub. Accompanied by her new, young fiancé Mickey Deans and her loyal pianist, Anthony, Garland is struggling to stay sober and afraid to perform without drugs and alcohol. As the stress builds and her demons reappear, Garland must decide for herself the best way to get through the ordeal.
What Is End of the Rainbow Like?
End of the Rainbow is a two-act play that includes performances of famous Garland tunes. The show features a four-person cast led by the brilliant Tracie Bennett as Judy Garland and offers audiences an insight into the iconic superstar's life behind the scenes as well as to the performer onstage. Songs include “The Man That Got Away,” “Come Rain or Come Shine” and “Somewhere Over the Rainbow.”
Is End of the Rainbow Good for Kids?
No. Despite a few Wizard of Oz references, this play deals with Judy Garland’s drug and alcohol addiction later in life. The play also contains adult language and sexual humor.