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I Should Be So Lucky Tickets Opera House Manchester

I Should Be So Lucky Tickets Opera House Manchester

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I Should Be So Lucky is at Opera House Manchester from Thursday 2nd November, 2023 to Saturday 25th November, 2023.

The Wedding is Off, but the Honeymoon is On!

I Should Be So Lucky is a brand-new musical that features all the hit-factory songs you love from pop royalty including Kylie Minogue, Rick Astley, Jason Donovan, and Bananarama. The show is a hilarious and heart-warming story about family, friends, love, and great times. Soaring anthems, classic pop tracks, and dazzling dance sequences come together in this original production.

The creative team is led by stage and screen legend Debbie Isitt and Jason Gilkison, creative director for Strictly Come Dancing and Eurovision 2023. This is a must-see for fans of 80s pop music and anyone who loves a good love story.

The show is set in the 1980s, the decade that gave birth to the Stock Aitken Waterman sound. The story follows a young couple, Ella and Nathan, who are about to get married. However, their plans are derailed when Nathan’s ex-girlfriend shows up and tries to win him back.

The show is full of humor, heart, and nostalgia. It’s a perfect night out for anyone who wants to sing and dance along to some of the greatest pop songs of all time.

Here are some of the unique reasons why you should see I Should Be So Lucky:

  • You’ll get to hear all your favorite 80s pop songs performed live, in a way you’ve never heard them before.
  • You’ll see a hilarious and heart-warming story about love, family, and friendship that is both relatable and escapist.
  • You’ll be dazzled by the amazing dance sequences that will have you on your feet.
  • You’ll experience the magic of live theater in a way that you never have before.

Don’t miss this chance to see I Should Be So Lucky! Tickets are on sale now.

Book tickets for I Should Be So Lucky which is at Opera House Manchester from Thursday 2nd November, 2023 to Saturday 25th November, 2023.

Performances:
Tue – Sat at 19:30
Thu, Sat and Sun at 14:30

CAST NEWS
Bringing together the West End’s finest talent, the full cast of the musical includes Kayla Carter (The Color Purple, Bedknobs and Broomsticks) as Bonnie, Jamie Chapman (Nativity! The Musical, The Mousetrap) as Spencer, Jemma Churchill (Guys and Dolls, Nativity! The Musical) as Ivy, Matthew Croke (Wicked, Aladdin) as Nadeem, Jessica Daley (Mamma Mia!, Les Miserables) as Britney, Gary Davis (Annie, Oklahoma!) as Big Mike, Melissa Jacques (Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, Mamma Mia!) as Shelley, Scott Paige (The Great British Bake Off Musical, Made in Dagenham) as Michael, Billy Roberts (Rock of Ages, Titanic The Musical) as Nathan, Giovanni Spanò (Jesus Christ Superstar, Bat Out of Hell) as Ash, Lucie-Mae Sumner (Mary Poppins, Guys and Dolls) as Ella and Anna Unwin (Aspects of Love) as Olivia. The cast is completed by Tegan Bannister, Ralph Bogard, Elliot Broadfoot, Emma Crossley, Kade Ferraiolo, Sydney Isitt-Ager, Joe Kelly, Aidan Nightingale, James Willoughby Moore, Lauren Woolf and Louie Wood.

I SHOULD BE SO LUCKY: THE STOCK AITKEN WATERMAN MUSICAL is written and directed by Debbie Isitt (the hit NATIVITY! franchise), choreographed by Jason Gilkison (Creative Director of Strictly Come Dancing and Eurovision 2023), with orchestrations and musical direction by George Dyer, set and costume design by Tom Rogers, lighting design by Howard Hudson, sound design by Ben Harrison, casting by Anne Vosser and production management by Simon Marlow. It is produced by Ambassador Theatre Group Productions and Gavin Kalin Productions.

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a brief resume of Kylie Minogue, Rick Astley, Jason Donovan, and Bananarama:

Kylie Minogue

  • Born: May 28, 1968, Melbourne, Australia
  • Genres: Pop, dance-pop, disco
  • Occupations: Singer, songwriter, actress, television personality
  • Years active: 1987–present
  • Labels: PWL, Mushroom Records, Parlophone, EMI
  • Known for: Hit singles “I Should Be So Lucky”, “Can’t Get You Out of My Head”, “Spinning Around”, “The Locomotion”
  • Awards: ARIA Music Awards, BRIT Awards, Grammy Awards, MTV Video Music Awards

Rick Astley

  • Born: February 6, 1966, Newton-le-Willows, Merseyside, England
  • Genres: Pop, dance-pop, soft rock
  • Occupations: Singer, songwriter, record producer
  • Years active: 1985–present
  • Labels: RCA Records, Jive Records
  • Known for: Hit singles “Never Gonna Give You Up”, “Together Forever”, “Whenever You Need Somebody”
  • Awards: Brit Awards, MTV Europe Music Awards

Jason Donovan

  • Born: June 1, 1968, Melbourne, Australia
  • Genres: Pop, dance-pop, rock
  • Occupations: Singer, actor, television personality
  • Years active: 1982–present
  • Labels: PWL, Pete Waterman Entertainment, Sony Music Australia
  • Known for: Hit singles “Nothing Can Divide Us”, “Especially for You”, “Too Many Broken Hearts”
  • Awards: ARIA Music Awards, Logie Awards

Bananarama

  • Formed: 1976, London, England
  • Genres: Pop, new wave, dance-pop
  • Members: Sara Dallin, Keren Woodward
  • Labels: London Records, Polydor Records, Epic Records
  • Known for: Hit singles “Venus”, “Love in the First Degree”, “I Heard a Rumour”, “Really Saying Something”
  • Awards: Ivor Novello Awards, BRIT Awards

All four of these artists achieved massive success in the 1980s, and their music continues to be popular today. They are all considered to be icons of the 80s pop scene, and their music has had a lasting impact on popular culture.

LISTINGS
I SHOULD BE SO LUCKY: THE STOCK AITKEN WATERMAN MUSICAL
UK TOUR

THURSDAY 2 – SATURDAY 25 NOVEMBER 2023
MANCHESTER OPERA HOUSE

MONDAY 27 NOVEMBER – SATURDAY 2 DECEMBER 2023
WALES MILLENNIUM CENTRE, CARDIFF
www.wmc.org.uk

MONDAY 4 – SATURDAY 9 DECEMBER 2023
PLYMOUTH THEATRE ROYAL
www.theatreroyal.com

TUESDAY 12 – SATURDAY 30 DECEMBER 2023
LEEDS GRAND THEATRE & OPERA HOUSE
www.leedsheritagetheatres.com

MONDAY 8 – SATURDAY 13 JANUARY 2024
ORCHARD THEATRE, DARTFORD
www.orchardtheatre.co.uk

TUESDAY 16 – SATURDAY 20 JANUARY 2024
SHEFFIELD LYCEUM
www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk

TUESDAY 23 – SATURDAY 27 JANUARY 2024
MAYFLOWER THEATRE, SOUTHAMPTON
www.mayflower.org.uk

MONDAY 29 JANUARY – SATURDAY 3 FEBRUARY 2024
NEW WIMBLEDON THEATRE

MONDAY 5 – SATURDAY 10 FEBRUARY 2024
NEW OXFORD THEATRE

MONDAY 12 – SATURDAY 17 FEBRUARY 2024
KING’S THEATRE, GLASGOW

MONDAY 19 – SATURDAY 24 FEBRUARY 2024
HULL NEW THEATRE
www.hulltheatres.co.uk

TUESDAY 5 – SATURDAY 9 MARCH 2024
MILTON KEYNES THEATRE

MONDAY 11 – SATURDAY 16 MARCH 2024
CLIFFS PAVILLION, SOUTHEND
www.southendtheatres.org.uk

MONDAY 18 – SATURDAY 23 MARCH 2024
NEW VICTORIA THEATRE, WOKING

MONDAY 25 – SATURDAY 30 MARCH 2024
CHURCHILL THEATRE, BROMLEY
www.churchilltheatre.co.uk

MONDAY 1 – SATURDAY 6 APRIL 2024
THE ALEXANDRA, BIRMINGHAM

TUESDAY 9 – SATURDAY 13 APRIL 2024
BRISTOL HIPPODROME

MONDAY 15 – SATURDAY 20 APRIL 2024
LIVERPOOL EMPIRE

MONDAY 22 – SATURDAY 27 APRIL 2024
SUNDERLAND EMPIRE

TUESDAY 30 APRIL – SATURDAY 4 MAY 2024
HIS MAJESTY’S THEATRE, ABERDEEN
www.aberdeenperformingarts.com/his-majestys-theatre/

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