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Glory Ride – Charing Cross Theatre
London

Glory Ride – Charing Cross Theatre

“Good is something you do, not what you talk about”. A new musical based on the true story of a heroic conspiracy to rescue children from fascist Italy by bicycle, Glory Ride a tale of passion, friendship, grief and pride. The plot centres around the beloved Italian athlete Gino Bartali (Josh St. Clair), an Italian household name, who cycled across European countries delivering edited identity cards to fugitives to save their lives. Written by Victoria and Todd Buchholz and directed by Olivier-winner Kelly Devine, this production has been developed through workshops in New York and Los Angeles and a staged concert at The Other Palace in London last year.  The set is dimly lit and has a sombre feel to it, setting the scene for Italy in 1935, depicting the tone of the musical ...
<strong>Glory Ride – The Other Palace</strong>
London

Glory Ride – The Other Palace

A brand-new musical, Glory Ride, makes its first world appearance at The Other Palace in a staged concert performance. Based on the true story of a heroic conspiracy to rescue children from fascist Italy by bicycle, Glory Ride is a tale of passion, friendship, grief and pride. Glory Ride centres around the beloved Italian athlete Gino Bartali (James Darch), a household name in Italy, who cycled across European countries delivering falsified identity cards to Jewish fugitives in order to save their lives. Darch’s soft baritone voice fits perfectly with the tone of the musical. He portrays the complex and conflicted nature of Gino admirably, making the audience root for the character and feel a sense of familiarity. Gino and his relationship with his family pulls on the heartstrings espe...