An evening with Doris and Gordon

Karl McGuckin, who will play the part of Gordon MacRae, and Alex Sharpe, who will play the part of Doris Day.
Karl McGuckin, who will play the part of Gordon MacRae, and Alex Sharpe, who will play the part of Doris Day.
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The Playhouse is transporting the Millennium Forum back to the romantic era of MGM Hollywood on Valentine’s weekend with ‘An Evening with Doris Day and Gordon MacRae’!

Starring Alex Sharpe and Karl McGuckin as Hollywood’s golden couple, Doris Day and Gordon MacRae will reunite on stage to tell the story of their lives on Friday, February 12th.

The charming and romantic piece of musical theatre is written and directed by Playhouse producer, Kieran Griffiths, will feature all the classics of Hollywood, including ‘By The Light of The Silvery Moon’, ‘When I Fall In Love’, and of course, not forgetting ‘Que Sera Sera’.

Doris Day will be played by star of musical theatre, Alex Sharpe and the role of Gordon MacRae will be performed by the beautiful bass baritone voice of Karl McGuckin.

Famous stage couple Doris Day and Gordon MacRae appeared together in five different films. Their on-screen pairing came when movie musicals hit the peak of their popularity in the fifties.

“Doris Day held a highly esteemed and very lofty position within her industry and it’s so easy to see why!

In her work with Gordon there was really a genuine warmth and believability,” said Pauline Ross .

“This lovely piece will be a treat for the eyes and the ears, we know that audiences at the Millennium Forum will completely fall in love with the seductive sounds of this romantic era of MGM Hollywood!”

The Playhouse production of ‘An Evening with Doris Day and Gordon MacRae’ by Kieran Griffiths will come to the Millennium Forum for one night only on Friday, February12th at 8pm.

Tickets are available at the Millennium Box Office or book online at www.millenniumforum.co.uk