The creative team behind the acclaimed production at Chicago’s Northlight Theatre reunites in Malvern to bring you Songs for Nobodies. A one-woman powerhouse performance weaves the music of Judy Garland, Patsy Cline, Billie Holiday, Edith Piaf, and Maria Callas throughout a mosaic of stories told by the everyday women who encountered these musical icons. Featuring the “flat-out spectacular" (Wall Street Journal) Bethany Thomas performing favorites like "Come Rain or Come Shine," "Crazy," and "Ain't Nobody's Business If I Do," Songs for Nobodies celebrates the healing power of song.
Praise for Bethany Thomas in Songs for Nobodies:
“You’d imagine it would be impossible for a single singer to do justice to such a disparate group of musical artists … Not this one.”
“Breathtaking, startling, stunning, astonishing”—Picture this Post
“A triumph”—Stage and Cinema
Recommended for ages 12+
Run time is 1 hour and 40 minutes with no intermission
Relaxed Performances offer a judgment-free environment that invites individuals with autism, ADD, ADHD, dementia, and other sensory sensitivities to enjoy theatre in a relaxed, “shush-free” zone—a great option for parents with young children, too. For each Relaxed Performance, we offer a pre-show Sensory Tour, during which patrons are able to enter the theatre space, view the set and props, and ask questions.
Friday, May 12 at 7:30pm
During every performance this week, dialogue appears on an LED screen placed near the stage to benefit patrons with hearing impairments, as well as English language learners.
Headsets provide commentary on the visual aspects of a performance. This supplemental narration interweaves with the real-time, spoken dialogue.
Sunday, May 14 at 7:30pm
Our Smart Caption Glasses offer immersive, real-time captioning for live theatre. These revolutionary glasses display a synchronized transcript of the play directly on the lenses, and are customizable for your comfort.
Glasses are available for performances of Songs for Nobodies beginning May 9.
To expand access to our work, we offer 50%-off Access Nights throughout the season. The discount is automatic for this performance, no promo code required.
Friday, April 28 at 7:30pm
Tuesday, May 16 at 7:30pm