“Gwyneth Goes Skiing” will debut in London on Dec. 13 with a 10-day run at London’s Pleasance Theatre
Published November 15, 2023 4:40PM (EST)
US actress Gwyneth Paltrow testifies at some level of her trial, March 24, 2023, in Park City, Utah. (RICK BOWMER/POOL/AFP through the use of Getty Images)
Gwyneth Paltrow’s despicable skiing trial is slated to premiere as a musical quickly.
“Gwyneth Goes Skiing” will narrative Paltrow’s merely fight against Terry Sanderson, a retired optometrist who alleged that the Oscar-worthwhile-actor-grew to turn out to be-wellness-guru crashed into him at a Salt Lake City, Utah, ski resort in 2016.
“She’s the Goop-founding, Door-Sliding, Shakespeare-In-Loving, consciously-uncoupling Hollywood superstar,” reads the musical’s logline. “He’s a retired Optometrist from Utah. In 2016, they went skiing. On the slopes of Deer Valley, their worlds collided, and so did they — actually. Ouch. Seven years later in 2023, they went to court docket. Double ouch. Here’s their narrative. Roughly. Now now not of course. Nevertheless also, it’s at Christmas.”
Per court docket paperwork, Sanderson claimed Paltrow hit him within the serve on newbie’s slopes, “knocking him down laborious, knocking him out, and causing a brain hurt, four broken ribs and other severe injuries.” Sanderson sued Paltrow for $300,000 in damages, while Paltrow countersued for $1, claiming that it used to be Sanderson who actually collided with her.
A jury within the extinguish dominated in Paltrow’s favor.
“Gwyneth Goes Skiing” stars Linus Karp as Paltrow and Joseph Martin as Sanderson. The musical will debut in London on Dec. 13 with a 10-day run at London’s Pleasance Theatre.