Live performance photography: Mack and Mable at Oldham Colliseum

201302_mack_and_able-1-EditLive performance photography: Mack and Mable at Oldham Colliseum

25/02/13

Ashton Operatic Society, Ashton-Under-Lyne, Tameside, Greater Manchester

A touching story set in the heady days Keystone Studios, director Mack Sennett and comedienne star Mabel Normad created magic together on-screen, but backstage their tempestuous relationship was threatened by the pressures of Hollywood and the advent of “Talkies”.

Mack & Mabel was originally nominated for eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical, in 1974.

Full of memorable musical numbers including I Won’t Send Roses andMovies Were MoviesMack & Mabel is a poignant love story, set in a bygone age.

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