A Body To Die[t] For is a darkly comic, uplifting, fantasy musical about our obsession with body-image. Greta, Is a normal teenager and would-be English Teacher from Brentwood. Running away from an abusive stepfather she begins a journey towards self-discovery through a crazy world where her body is the object of fascination to all and where fat and thin, male and female, media and politics, appetite and self-image are at war.
As Greta's life and weight fluctuate she is exploited by the fashion industry, betrayed by friends and lovers, experimented on, bewitched by the Willendorf Venus, targeted by anti-body fascist terrorists and manipulated by politicians. Which of her lovers will she end up with? Will she achieve her dream of becoming an English teacher? Will obese surrealist terrorists blow up her wedding? Can Greta ever return to normal...and what is normal?
Read the label...this show is NOT fat-free!
A Body To Die[t] For is general managed by Katy Lipson for Aria Entertainment and will be Directed by Matthew Gould with Musical Direction by Benjamin Holder. The confirmed cast are: Rosanna Colclough (Pierced: Landor Theatre), Harriet Cox (Once On This Island: WAC), Adam Dougal (Aladdin: Greenwich Theatre), Natalie Green (Seussical: Arts Theatre), Paul Hutton (Mack and Mabel: Southwark Playhouse), Michelle LaFortune (La Boheme: King's Head Theatre), Catherine Millsom (Stepping Out : Union Theatre), Julie Mullins (Neighbours), Leejay Townsend (Come Dancin : Theatre Royal Stratford East), Simon Turner (Blood Brothers: Phoenix Theatre)