Behind closed doors with

Mickey Rooney, Artie Shaw,
Howard Hughes & Frank Sinatra

“I either write the book or sell the jewels and I’m kinda sentimental about the jewels”

Opening in January 2022,  AVA: The Secret Conversations is a spellbinding new play from Elizabeth McGovern based on the book by Peter Evans and Ava Gardner. 
About the play

A behind-the-scenes look at rehearsals for Ava: The Secret Conversations, including interviews with the director and cast.

Elizabeth McGovern talks about Ava Gardner being created for the first time in the dressing room of the Riverside Studios
101 Queen Caroline Street, Hammersmith, London, W6 9BN

18 January - 16 April 2022

Produced by Karl Sydow

David Mirvish, PW Productions, Raymond Gaspard, Bev Ragovoy/Dawn Smalberg & Ivan Mactaggart

Produced with the support of the Ava Gardner Trust