King Kong The Musical stars a 20-foot-tall, 2000 pound animatronic puppet operated by 14 performers. The musical is directed and choreographed by Olivier-winner Drew Mconie, with music score by Marius De Vries and Eddie Perfect. Adapted from Jack Thorne's book, it follows the story of a young struggling actress Ann Darrow who bags the lead role in an adventure movie proposed by filmmaker Carl Denham. After journeying to the mysterious Skull Island, they come across a terrifying yet magnificent creature known as Kong. Ann emphasizes with the beast, however Carl had other sinister plans. King Kong is a gripping story of courage, friendship and compassion set in the depression-era of New York city.