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Little Voice casting: Diana Vickers & Marc Warren

August 17, 2009 by  
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The X-Factor runner-up DIANA VICKERS has been cast in a new production of THE RISE AND FALL OF LITTLE VOICE, to open at the Vaudeville Theatre in October.

Jim Cartwright’s Olivier Award-winning comedy will be directed by Terry Johnson and Diana Vickers will play the role originated by Jane Horrocks in both the 1992 stage version and the hit film, Little Voice.

The black comedy musical set in the North of England sees a shy girl perfect faultless impersonations of great divas, including Shirley Bassey and Judy Garland.

Also starring in the high-profile show are stage, TV and film stars Lesley Sharp (Bob and Rose, The Full Monty) as Mari and Marc Warren (Hustle, Mutual Friends) as Ray Say.

Producer Nica Burns said: “When Jim Cartwright told me he had found the perfect girl – and then dragged me off to Wembley to see [Diana Vickers] perform as part of the X Factor tour, I thought he’d gone mad! But when I saw Diana, I knew immediately he was right; she has a special quality. When she finally agreed – after much persuasion – to come in and read for us, we found out that not only can she sing but she was an intuitive actress as well.”

Diana Vickers entered The X Factor contest in 2008 and proved an instant success, and is currently recording her debut album.

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Sister Act – Save £20

August 16, 2009 by  
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The show, starring award-winning actress Sheila Hancock as Mother Superior and rising new star Patina Miller as Deloris, hsa been hailed by critics as “glorious fun!” (The Daily Telegraph),”a divine all singing, all dancing musical comedy!” (Daily Express) and “Sister Act answered all my prayers and more!” (Daily Mail).

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When Disco diva Deloris Van Cartier witnesses a murder she is put in protective custody in the one place cops are sure she won’t be found – a convent! Disguised as a nun, she finds herself at odds with both the rigid lifestyle and an up tight Mother Superior. Using her unique disco moves and singing talent to inspire the choir Deloris breaths new life into the church and community, but in doing so blows her cover. Soon the gang is giving chase only to find them up against Deloris and the power of her new found Sister Hood. Based on the smash-hit movie, Sister Act features a brand new score by 8 time Oscar winner Alan Menken whose credits include Little Shop of Horrors, Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid and most recently the hit movie Enchanted. Produced by the movie’s original star Whoopi Goldberg, Sister Act stars award-winning actress Sheila Hancock as Mother Superior and rising new star Patina Miller as Deloris.

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August 6, 2009 by  
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August 5, 2009 by  
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Dreamboats & Petticoats – Save £20.50

August 4, 2009 by  
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Inspired by the albums, Bill Kenwright and Laurie Mansfield in association with Universal Music present Dreamboats and Petticoats The Musical, written by Marks and Gran, the team behind Goodnight Sweetheart, Birds Of A Feather, and Shine On Harvey Moon, will give you the greatest time of your life – taking you back to a time when each passing week brought another classic track. Featuring songs from Roy Orbison, The Shadows, Eddie Cochran, Billy Fury, Chuck Berry and many more.

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Matt Lucas to star in Prick Up Your Ears

August 1, 2009 by  
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Little Britain’s MATT LUCAS is to go legit and star in a brand new adaptation of John Lahr’s biography PRICK UP YOUR EARS about 1960′s playwright Joe Orton.

Simon Bent’s new adaptation will see Matt Lucas play Orton’s lover Kenneth Halliwell opposite Chris New as Orton in the show, which takes its inspiration from John Lahr’s successful biography and Orton’s diaries rather than the 1987 film.

Directed by Daniel Kramer and produced by Sonia Friedman, Kim Poster and Lee Menzies, the play will open at the Comedy Theatre in September.

Save £10 on tickets to see Prick Up Your Ears at the Comedy Theatre, London.

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