We were lucky to have been able to purchase tickets in the grand circle, and so although not great for long legs, wasn't too uncomfortable.
So the show - well as it was pre-press nights we were introduced to the show by creator Stephan Elliott who opened with an explanation hat as this was the first night, there may be one or two hitches.
In the end, did it matter? No!This show captured the spirit and essence of the film, and included memorable sequences from the film, as well as additional ones specially for the show.
The songs from the film were used to great effect (again additional songs were used - predominantly pop and disco) which had my feet itching and plenty of people clapping along wondering whether anyone else would mind if they stood to dance.
The giant glitter ball seriously enhanced the effect.
All performers stepped into the roles easily, and you wouldn't have ever guessed this was first night as dance routines, songs (from Shake Your Groove Thang to Paradise), and the one liners (instructions to one lady on what to do with her tampon - yes, you remember the scene) flew thick and fast, exuding charm and high camp comedy.
Finally! (no pun intended) The costumes - wow. Some you will recognise from the film, some new and amazing concoctions, they would easily sit well if there was no set and a white wall such was the fantasia and styling surrounding these creations.
Please someone award the costume designers (again!)All in all this is high on the "good feel" factor and i would recommend anyone who wants a night of glamour, high, high heels and a boogy to see this stunning new show!!
p.s. We're going to come back and see it a second time