Author(s): Ricky Simmonds and Simon Vaughan
Company: Francesca Moody Productions and Wishful Thinking Musicals
A naughty, noisy exposé of the original perma-tanned media mogul turned populist politician, told through the eyes of three formidable women ready to share their side of the story and break the veneer of that million Lira smile.
Berlusconi is a prescient story about a brand of political leadership that has become all too familiar. With soaring melodies and driving beats, this new musical assembles an award-winning team to tell the astonishing, outlandish, almost true story of one of the world’s most charismatic, charming and morally dubious political leaders.
As Silvio tries to enshrine his legacy by grandiosely writing the opera of his life, his detractors are closing in…