Production photos of Will Young in Song From Far Away at Manchester venue HOME have been released.
Written by Simon Stephens (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night–Time) and Mark 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.
The photos by Chris Payne are from the first night performance. 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.
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.
Song From Away will run at HOME until 11 March 2023.