Written and directed by Chris Monks
Based on Verdi’s Rigoletto
West Yorkshire, 1974.
Leroy Jones, the best stand up comedian this side of Leeds, conceals a precious secret. Pursued by vengeful enemies and with the cards stacked against him, the Joker needs to get himself and a priceless cargo out of the country before it’s too late.
Building on the huge popularity of The Pirates Of Penzance, The Mikado and Carmen, Chris Monks presents his first musical adaptation specially written for the SJT.
Soaring Italian Opera meets Smooth Seventies Soul in this brand new show, freely adapted from Verdi’s Rigoletto and Victor Hugo’s Le Roi S’Amuse.