Musical magic heading to resort

GREAT moments from the classic shows will bring the glitz and glamour of the West End stage and the bright lights of Broadway to Felixstowe next month.

GREAT moments from the classic shows will bring the glitz and glamour of the West End stage and the bright lights of Broadway to Felixstowe next month.

Packed with showstoppers, Mad About the Musicals features hits from productions such as Mamma Mia, Miss Saigon, Chicago, Les Miserables, We Will Rock You, West Side Story, My Fair Lady and Phantom of the Opera.

The company behind the show, Mad About Productions, has just been nominated Producer Of The Year in the UK stage Oscars.

The two-hour extravaganza will be performed at the Spa Pavilion on Sunday November 9 at 7.30pm.


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A spokesman for Mad About Productions said: “The show is full of unforgettable musical numbers allowing audiences to enjoy the great moments of the classic shows in one evening complete with a premier live band, west end singers, top notch dancing, spectacular lighting and glitzy costumes bringing a pure slice of entertainment.

“It's a new cast and a brand new 2008 show and is set to break all previous box office records.

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“It is a whistlestop tour into the heart of London's theatre-land and contains songs from over 20 favourite musicals, including songs by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Tim Rice, Alan Boubil and Claude-Michael Schonberg.”

The show is performed by five singers headed by Michael Courtney working with Kyia Grandi, Mike Carnell, Lauren Wood and Louise Geater.

Michael Courtney made his professional debut as Joseph in the UK tour of Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and has also starred as the lead in West Side Story, Oklahoma, and is well known to UK audiences having appeared in over 15 pantomimes up and down the country.

Louise Geater has recently been a principal understudy in Sweeny Todd at the Royal Festival Hall, London, and received the Ian Fleming Musical Theatre Award in 2006.

Tickets are £14.50 to £16.50 from the box office on 01394 282126.

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