What could a Southern Baptist widow in Florida  possibly have in common with a gay dance instructor from New York? Perhaps more than you think. In this new American comedy, seventy-two-year-old Lily hires Michael, a former Broadway chorus boy now approaching middle age, to give her dance lessons in the hope of spicing up her lonely life.  As she learns the swing, the tango and the waltz, we see two human beings, both angry and disappointed with life, begin to cross barriers of age and culture.  “A smart, funny and moving look at the nature of friendship.


The English Theatre of Hamburg e.V. is a private, professional theatre, the first to be founded in the whole of Germany.

It is subsidized in part by the Hamburg Ministry of Culture and is a non-profit organization and a member of the Deutscher Bühnenverein. Enjoy one of our evening or daytime performances of an English language play. Our international audience includes students of English as well as native speakers.

We present distinguished plays of all genres in the original English on a professional basis in our efforts to contribute to international communication through language and the art of the theatre.