Desperately seeking . . . a premiere

Published: 16 March 2012
Reporter: David Upton

Desperately Seeking the ExitAward-nominated Vertigo Theatre Productions are bringing a new show and its star from New York to Manchester for its UK premiere in July, prior to a four-week run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

Writer / performer Peter Michael Marino presents a comic autopsy on his infamous £4 million West End musical fiasco Desperately Seeking Susan the Musical in Desperately Seeking the Exit.

The musical, featuring the music of Blondie, opened on London's West End... and closed a month later.

This 60-minute true tale not only traces the evolution of the high-profile musical from conception to closing.

It's at Manchester's Taurus Bar July 30 and 31 at 8pm