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  • “Let It Be – Part II”  – a Celebration Of The Music Of The Beatles  is to set out on a UK national tour this Summer and Autumn; brand new and never been seen before in the UK.
  • “Ruthless!” – casting has just been announced for the UK premiere of Joel Paley and Marvin Laird’s all-female character musical.  Dancing on Ice judge Jason Gardiner will play agent Sylvia St. Croix alongside Olivier Award-winner Tracie Bennett, Harriet Thorpe (Great Britain), Lara Denning (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory) and Kim Maresca (Ruthless!, off-Broadway).
  • “20th Century Boy” – initial casting has been announced for a new tour which opens at G-Live in Guildford on 8th  March before touring to 27 venues across the UK. George Maguire (who won an Olivier Award for his performance in the Kinks musical Sunny Afternoon) returns to lead the cast as Marc Bolan.  This follows his critically acclaimed performance in the original production  in 2011/12.
  • “Tina – The Musical” –  has extended its West End run to 20 October 2018. The piece, based on the life of world-famous rock star Tina Turner, will open at the Aldwych Theatre on 17 April. The brand new production follows Tina’s origins in Nutbush Tennessee and her transformation into a superstar.
  • Ruthless!” – the off-Broadway hit is to receive its UK premiere at the Arts theatre on 27th March where it will run until 23rd June (previews 16th March). Joel Paley and Marvin Laird’s all-female show, which spoofs Broadway musicals such as Gypsy and Mame, will be directed by Richard Fitch with choreography by Rebecca Howell and musical supervision by Gareth Valentine. It tells the story of a talented 8 year-old who will do anything to play the lead in her school play. The show’s 1992 off-Broadway premiere discovered young performers including Natalie Portman and Britney Spears. The Menier Chocolate Factory will act as executive producer.
  • Myth: The Rise And Fall Of Orpheus” – a rock musical which debuted under the name “27” at the Cockpit Theatre in 2016 is set for a semi-staged production with new book and some new songs at The Other Palace from 10th to 17th March and will be directed by Arlene Phillips.
  • Pippin” – Jonathan O’Boyle’s acclaimed production of the multi-Tony Award-winning musical by Grammy and Academy Award winner Stephen Schwartz (composer of Wicked!) will transfer to Southwark Playhouse running from 23rd February-24th March 2018. It will be the third production from Manchester’s Hope Mill Theatre to transfer to London’s Off-West End in under a year. Their production of Hair has just ended its run at The Vaults. The cast will inlclude Jonathan Carlton reprising his role as Pippin and Genevieve Nicole returning as The Leading Player.