From Here To Eternity
From Here to Eternity the brand new Musical in London with lyric by Tim Rice will open in September 2013. Tickets for From Here to Eternity the Musical in London here!
Lyricist Tim Rice makes his long-awaited return to the musical spotlight with From Here to Eternity. Adapted from James Jones' 1951 novel, this WWII-set tale of torrid relationships unfolds amid the swirl of events surrounding the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour.
Loosely based on James Jones' own wartime experiences, the story follows several members of a military company including Private Maggio, Captain Dana 'Dynamite' Holmes and First Sergeant Milt Warden, who begins an affair with Holmes' wife Karen.
From Here to Eternity was Jones’ debut novel and won him the National Book Award for fiction. It spawned the Oscar-winning 1953 film starring Burt Lancaster, Montgomery Clift, Deborah Kerr, Donna Reed and Frank Sinatra, and a subsequent TV mini-series. And now, finally, From Here to Eternity is on stage in London as a musical