They practice in the basement of Smudge’s family’s plumbing supply company, play proms and department stores, and dream about success. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Cast: Music: Various Artists: Lyrics : Various Artists: Book: Stuart Ross: Productions: 1989 New York City: Overview. Join StageAgent today and unlock amazing theatre resources and opportunities. Join Felicia Chang Friday, July 24 at 7: SBMT applauds our friends who are raising funds Ju. It is at the moment when their careers and lives end that the story of Forever Plaid begins. Join the StageAgent community Forever Plaid by Stuart Ross Musical January 24 - February 9, 2020 Directed by Ashlie Timberlake Once upon a time, there were four guys (Sparky, Smudge, Jinx and Frankie) who discovered that they shared a love for music and then got together to become their idols: The Four Freshmen, The Hi-Lo's and The Crew Cuts. CT +27 (0) 21 438 3301 | JHB +27 (0 ) 11 511 1988, https://www.pietertoerien.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/FP_POSTER_MONTEweb.jpg, https://www.pietertoerien.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/ptp-black-logo.svg. THIS FEATURE IS ONLY AVAILABLE FOR PRO MEMBERS. Learn how your comment data is processed. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. to read our character analysis for Sparky and unlock other amazing theatre resources! FOREVER PLAID. Sparky . Are stereotypes acceptable in today’s theatrical productions? News, Reviews and Interviews from theatres across the UK. Forever Plaid is one of the most popular and successful jukebox musicals in recent memory, featuring such hits as CATCH A FALLING STAR, CRAZY ‘BOUT YA BABY, PERFIDIA, LOVE IS A MANY SPLENDORED THING, HEART AND SOUL and many more. Rehearsing in the basement of Smudge’s family’s plumbing supply company, they became “Forever Plaid”. Growing up I had older parents so listening to this type of music in my household was the norm. While driving in a cherry-red 1954 Mercury convertible, the group was rehearsing their finale, "Love Is a Many Splendor'd Thing." #shelovesmeSBMT #so, Load in complete! This deliciously fun revue is chock-full of classic barbershop quartet harmonies and pitch-perfect melodies! And while you’re thinking about how many tickets to order, why not meet one of our cast members? Upgrade to PRO How about tickets to SBMT’s next show, FOREVER PLAID? Singing in close harmony, squabbling boyishly over the smallest intonations and executing their charmingly outlandish choreography with overzealous precision, the “Plaids” are a guaranteed smash, with a program of beloved songs and delightful patter that keeps audiences rolling in the aisles when they’re not humming along to some of the great nostalgic pop hits of the 1950s. This is my third go at “Forever Plaid” and I’m excited to say I now have had the opportunity to do three roles ( Frankie, Jinx and now Sparky). to read our character analysis for Sparky and unlock other amazing theatre resources! It is at the moment when their careers and lives end that the story of Forever Plaid begins…. Once upon the time, on February 9th 1964, a semi professional harmony group was on its way to its first big gig at the airport Hilton cocktail bar, Fusill-Lounge. Once upon a time, there were four guys (Sparky, Smudge, Jinx and Frankie) who discovered that they shared a love for music and then got together to become their idols – The Four Freshman, The Hi-Lo’s and The Crew Cuts. High school pals Sparky, Jinx, Smudge, and Francis -- the “Plaids” -- are talented “guy group” -- just four nice young men who love singing harmony.