One woman. One bicycle. One hell of a story.
It’s 1895 and Annie Londonderry has returned victorious to America, hailed as the first woman to ever cycle around the world.
She’s pioneering, she’s plucky, and she’s pitching her story to the New York World. But she can’t do it alone. Joined at the eleventh hour by unwitting secretary Martha Smith, the two begin to share Annie’s unbelievable adventures. But before long, the cracks begin to show, and Annie is forced to confront a past she’d rather leave unexplored.
The incredible true story of a young woman with big plans, and an even bigger imagination bursts into life in this new musical.
Access description: Ramp up through double doors opening outwards into the Box Office. Box Office counter to the left. No steps through the foyer bar into the Dress Circle (1 step between rows). 24 steps down to the Stalls which has a fairly steep rake. 25 steps up then 8 down to the Upper Circle. Staircases have handrails on both sides. Auditorium opens 45mins before performance.
Sound Amplification: Sennheiser infra-red system with 8 headsets. Please ask an usher for a headset.
Guide Dogs: Guide dogs are welcome inside the auditorium or staff are happy to dog-sit. We can accomodate 2 dogs at a time. Dogs will be looked after in the manager’s office.
Disabled Access: Ramp into foyer with level access to Dress Circle. 2 spaces for wheelchair users at E13-15. Transfer seating available to aisle seats for wheelchairs and scooters (4 transferees max).
Wheelchairs Toilets: No steps to the women’s to the right of the foyer bar, through 2 doors (approx. 84cm wide). This is usable by someone able to leave their wheelchair with assistance. No steps up to women’s at rear of Stalls, 18 steps down to the men’s; further women’s and men’s at Upper Circle level.