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NEWS: Love Me Tender to première in Manchester ahead of tour

Producers have today announced details of a UK tour for Love Me Tender, a new musical inspired by and featuring the music of Elvis Presley. The tour opens at Manchester’s Opera House on 5 June 2015 before embarking on a UK tour. In a small town in 1950s America, a guitar-playing, hip-swivelling stranger rides his motorbike into town. Is he ...

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Sex in Suburbia – Sunderland Empire

Writer: Claire Sweeney and Mandy Muden Music: Griff Johnson Director: Ken Alexander Reviewer: Gemma Hirst When the popular television series Sex in the City came to close, the Manolos were hung up and women up across the globe would sup a cosmo in recognition. Thanks to Sex and Suburbia, women (and men) in Sunderland are able to experience the atmosphere ...

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Jersey Boys – Empire Theatre, Sunderland

Book: Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice Music: Bob Gaudio Lyrics: Bob Crewe Choreographer: Sergio Trujillo Director: Des McAnuff Reviewer: Lindsay Sykes It’s easy to see why Jersey Boys is such an award winning and popular musical. It’s a feel good night out and jam-packed with hit after hit. Seeing this musical for the first time you may be fooled into ...

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20th Century Boy – Empire Theatre, Sunderland

Writer: Peter Rowe Music &Lyrics: Marc Bolan Director: Gary Lloyd Reviewer: Lindsay Sykes Sensitively written by Peter Rowe, 20th Century Boy chronicles the tragically short life of glam rock star Marc Bolan, the flamboyant front man of T-Rex, from his school days through to his untimely death just before his 30th birthday. The audience are treated to an interesting story ...

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NEWS: Rock Of Ages Announces UK Tour

Producers have today announced detail of the first UK Tour of West End and Broadway hit Rock Of Ages The Musical. Following a three-year run in London’s West End Rock of Ages will open at The Palace Theatre, Manchester on 5th May 2014 before embarking on a UK tour. Following Manchester the show will tour to Birmingham, Edinburgh, Torquay, Nottingham, ...

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NEWS: Cast confirmed for LET IT BE UK Tour.

Following its hugely successful run in London’s West End, the hit Beatles show LET IT BE will tour the UK and Ireland from 28 February 2014. The touring company, which includes members of the London cast, has been confirmed as Emanuele Angeletti, John Brosnan, Ben Cullingworth, James Fox, Michael Gagliano, Reuven Gershon, Stephen Hill and Luke Roberts. They will be ...

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NEWS: Jersey Boys to hit the road!

The Tony, Olivier and Grammy Award-winning Best Musical JERSEY BOYS, which has been delighting audiences in London for six years, will be touring the United Kingdom for the first time from September 2014, while the production also continues in London at its new home of the Piccadilly Theatre from March 2014. JERSEY BOYS has now been seen by over 19 ...

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NEWS: Let It Be UK Tour Announced

Producers have today announced that hit Beatles show Let It Be will tour the UK and Ireland from 28 February 2014. In London the musical has just celebrated its first birthday and is now booking until 8th February 2014. Let It Be will open in Manchester before touring to Torquay, Birmingham, Sunderland, Stoke, Liverpool, Aberdeen, Glasgow, Bristol, Southampton, Cardiff, Northampton, ...

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