Closer to Heaven: Musical Info & Synopsis


Closer to Heaven takes place in a London nightclub and tells the story of a young dancer named Straight Dave and an aspiring songwriter named Shell. They both get caught up in the vibrant and sometimes chaotic world of the club, where they explore themes of love, identity, and self-discovery. Closer to Heaven provides a glimpse into the lives of these characters as they search for their own versions of happiness and fulfillment in the city.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Contemporary (2001)

Cast Size: 7+

Genre: Drama

Setting: England (London)

Creative Team

Music/Lyrics: Pet Shop Boys

Book: Jonathan Harvey

Cast Albums

Original Cast (2001)➝


2000s, DramaticLGBTQ+Pop

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