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Will Young to star in Song From Away revival at Manchester HOME

Will Young will star in a revival of Simon Stephens and Mark Eitzel’s play Song From Far Away next year at Manchester venue HOME.

Written by Stephens (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night–Time) and Eitzel (lead singer of American Music Club), the play follows a New York-based man who is forced to return home to Amsterdam after receiving a significant phone call. The show first premiered at the Young Vic in 2015 starring Eelco Smits with direction by Ivo van Hove

Will Young has appeared on stage in Strictly Ballroom The Musical, Cabaret and The Vortex, though he is best known for his pop career. He also appeared in the film Mrs Henderson Presents. He was due to star in a Bill Kenwright revival of A Thousand Clowns in 2020 however this was put on hold due to the pandemic.

The 85-minute play will be co-produced by Thomas Hopkins, Guy Chapman and HOME in Manchester and directed by Kirk Jameson (Love Story). The full creative team is to be announced.

Directed by Kirk Jameson (Love Story) the new revival of the 85-minute play is co-produced by Thomas Hopkins, Guy Chapman and HOME in Manchester. Further creative team members are to be announced.

Song From Away will run at HOME from 22 February to 11 March 2023.

👤 📅14 November 2022
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