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First look at the stars of It Happened in Key West at Charing Cross Theatre

It Happened in Key West: Wade McCollum as Carl and Alyssa Martyn as the tragic love of his life, Elena. Photo by Darren Bell.

THE first photo has been released of the stars of It Happened in Key West, which runs at Charing Cross Theatre for a strictly limited seven-week season – from Thursday, July 4 to August 18, 2018.

Taken by Darren Bell, it shows Wade McCollum as Carl and Alyssa Martyn as the tragic love of his life, Elena.

It Happened in Key West is inspired by true events that rocked the tiny island of Key West, Florida, in the 1930s.

After decades of searching for his dream girl, eccentric scientist Carl finally finds Elena, only to lose the young beauty to the fatal disease of tuberculosis. But for Carl, the eternal optimist, death is only the beginning. He steals Elena’s body from the graveyard and takes her home, embarking on the most ambitious “fixer upper” project in history as he tries to bring his beloved back to life…

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