Britain’s Got Talent star to join the cast of I DREAMED A DREAM, the musical based on her life story.

Susan Boyle and Elaine C Smith

Susan Boyle and Elaine C Smith

International singing star Susan Boyle, who found fame through TV talent competition Britain’s Got Talent and has gone on to sell millions of records worldwide, is set to appear in the stage musical about her life.

I Dreamed A Dream will chart the rise of Boyle and will play an 11 week tour across the UK & Ireland, opening at the Newcastle Theatre Royal in March 2012.

There are no specific details of her role within the show, but it is believed that she will make a cameo appearance and sing. The part of Susan in the musical will be played by Scottish comedienne and actress Elaine C Smith (Calendar Girls, Rab C Nesbitt).

Susan Boyle said; “I am thrilled to be a part of the musical about my life story and very much looking forward to stepping on stage and performing with the cast. It is an honest portrayal of my life and has been a cathartic process to be involved in.”

Over 300 million people watched Susan Boyle on YouTube perform I Dreamed a Dream from Les Miserables and she has gone on to release two albums which have sold over 14 million copies worldwide.

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Press Release for I Dreamed A Dream, including Tour Dates