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An outré camp classic of 21st-century British musical theatre, the iconic Frank’s Closet returns to its musical hall roots this summer at the legendary Wilton’s Musical Hall from 3 – 14 September.

Take seven Divas, a closet full of frocks, a riotous blush of Gaiety Girls, and the slightly bemused, though always dashing, Frank, teetering on the verge of matrimony. Sprinkle in a collection of glorious and original songs that straddle the great British, Broadway (and Swedish) songbooks, and you have Frank’s Closet. It’s an all-singing, all-dancing ode to the delights of love, London, and musical theatre.

“A fabulous modern twist on Vaudeville where every performance is a dazzling display of camp artistry and icons” *****

Curtain Call Reviews

On the eve of marriage to his beloved fiancé, Frank donated his fabulous collection of dresses for iconic Divas to the Victoria & Albert Museum. As each dress is let go, the Divas who once wore them appear – as embodiments of Loves Past, Present, and Future – to steady Frank’s wedding nerves and impart wise and wistful gems of advice. Through a sparkling catalogue of original and heartfelt musical numbers composed by Stuart Wood, Frank faces his own feelings and fears as he looks back on the journey out of his personal closet and reflects with affection on those who held – and steadied – his hand along the way.

Frank's Closet is the cult musical at Wilton's Music Hall

Taking on his first ever queer stage role, Hollyoaks star Andy Moss portrays the titular character, accompanied by a quartet of captivating Gaiety Girls and a multi-role Diva masterclass from Luke Farrugia, bringing the Divas who have inspired and guided Frank – including Julie Andrews, Judy Garland and Agnetha Fältskog – to hilarious, uncanny and, often, touching life.

A fabulous camp extravaganza – Queer Guru High Camp with a capital ‘C’ and fun from start to finish

London Theatre 1

Initially conceived in 2009 for Hoxton Hall, this queer reimagining of a Dickensian opium dream explores the conflict between liberty and conformity with wit and heart in a way that will chime with anyone who’s pondered a lifetime of commitment. Fifteen years since its conception, Frank’s Closet still has its feet firmly planted in the mud of the Thames and its head in the stars.

“Now that’s what I call entertainment!” *****

Fairy Powered Productions

Frank’s Closet received five Offie nominations after a successful run at the Union Theatre earlier this year, including Best Musical Production, Best Director and Best Supporting Performance.

Watch Frank’s Closet Trailer

Composer Stuart Wood told QX, “Reincarnating Frank in 2024 has been a revelation; it has been a joy to rediscover its timeless appeal and unleash its madcap humour and glorious songbook on a new theatre-going audience. It feels right to return the show to its music hall origins; like Frank and Alan, the union of Frank’s Closet and Wilton’s Music Hall is simply meant to be. As we throw open the doors of Frank’s Closet, step inside to where the limelight meets the starlight.”

Use promo code DIVA20 at check-out to get 20% OFF stalls and balcony seats (aka the best seats in the house). Limited availability per show – book fast to guarantee your discount.

Frank’s Closet runs from 3 – 14 September from Wilton’s Music Hall, Graces Alley, London E1 8JB, United Kingdom.

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