- Cilla - The Musical stopping at The Lowry on extended run of world premier tour.
Cilla - The Musical stopping at The Lowry on extended run of world premier tour.
Wednesday 20th June 2018
Following phenomenal success up and down the country, Cilla The Musical is extending its 2018 tour dates, stopping at The Lowry in Salford Tues 28 August – Sat 1 September.
Continuing with her critically acclaimed portrayal of the nation’s sweetheart is Kara Lily Hayworth as Cilla, who beat thousands of hopefuls in nationwide open auditions for the coveted role.
The show, written by BAFTA® award winning Jeff Pope, has been met with five star reviews and standing ovations up and down the country. It has also been nominated for Best New Musical at the What’s On Stage awards.
Cilla The Musical is the spectacular and heart-warming musical adaptation of the critically acclaimed hit ITV television series by Bafta-Award winner Jeff Pope (‘The Moorside,’ ‘Philomena,’ ‘From The Cradle To The Grave,’ ‘Mrs Biggs’ and the acclaimed ‘Little Boy Blue’ which had ITV audiences glued to their screens).
The story follows the extraordinary life of the ordinary teenage girl from Liverpool, Priscilla White, and her rocky, yet incredible, rise to fame. By the age of just 25 she was recognized as international singing star Cilla Black. By the age of 30 she had become Britain’s favorite television entertainer headlining series’ of ‘Blind Date,’ ‘Surprise Surprise’ and many more.
The musical score will be the ultimate soundtrack to the 60’s including Cilla’s greatest hits ‘Anyone Who Had a Heart,’ ‘Alfie’ and ‘Something Tells Me,’ alongside a backdrop of the legendary ‘Liverpool Sound’ including the Beatles’ Twist and Shout, and American influences like ‘California Dreamin’ by The Mamas and The Papas and many more.
Cilla The Musical is produced by Bill Kenwright and Laurie Mansfield, alongside Executive Producer Robert Willis
Cilla The Musical
Written by Jeff Pope
Directed by Bill Kenwright and Bob Tomson
Cilla The Musical
Date: Tue 28 August – Sat 1 September
Times: 7.30pm. Wed, Thu & Sat 2pm.
Tickets: £20 - £43.50
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