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About this show

This classic screwball comedy takes us on a train ride back to old Hollywood circa 1934, a time when glitz and glam truly meant everything. We meet Oscar Jaffe, an egomaniacal Broadway director, and Lily Garland, the chorus girl he transformed into a leading lady years earlier. Bankrupt, with his career on a downslide, Oscar boards the Twentieth Century Limited and encounters Lily, now a temperamental Hollywood star. Desperate to return to his glory years, Oscar is determined to get her back under contract and back in his bed. One small problem: his former protégé will have nothing to do with him. As the legendary Twentieth Century train travels from Chicago to New York City, Oscar, with a mere twenty hours at his disposal, will stop at nothing to persuade Lily to return to Broadway in his upcoming show. If he fails, it's the end of the line.

Show Details

  • Running Time:1hr 50min (1 intermission)
  • Dates:Closed on
  • Location:Lillian Theater, Inner London