THE magic of the great musicals comes to the Webster Theatre, Arbroath on Thursday, October 20 with its brand new 2011 show bringing the glitz and the glamour from the West End stage and the bright lights of Broadway.
This sell out electric production of musical showstoppers has been produced by Michael Courtney who was nominated the UK ‘Producer of The Year’ a couple of years ago.
From the poignant ‘Music Of The Night’ to the dramatic ‘Do You Hear The People Sing’ this talented ensemble conjure stunning, high quality performances, which evoke the true spirit of the West End.
‘A Night of Musicals’ will provide a two-hour extravaganza of unforgettable musical numbers allowing you to enjoy the great moments of the classic shows in one evening complete with west end singers, dancing, spectacular lighting and glitzy costumes bringing a pure slice of entertainment.
Transporting you on a whistle stop tour into the heart of London’s theatre land the show contains over 20 of your favourite musicals such as ‘Les Miserables’, ‘Phantom Of The Opera’, ‘Miss Saigon’, ‘West Side Story’ ‘The Sond Of Music, ‘Spamalot’, ‘Wicked’ and many more musical classics.
The timeless melodies and unforgettable lyrics of some of the best-loved songwriters like Andrew Lloyd Webber, Tim Rice, Alan Boubil and Claude-Michael Schonberg are brought together with the stunning vocal talents of a cast of singers - Michael Courtney, Tamsin Killen, Thomas Lloyd and Lorna Amy Sullivan.
Michael Courtney nominated the 2008 ‘Producer Of The year’ made his professional debut as Joseph in the UK tour of ‘Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’.
He has also starred as the lead in ‘West Side Story’, ‘Oklahoma’, has sung internationally working with likes of Gene Pitney and Harry Conick Junior and is well known to UK audiences having appeared in over twenty pantomimes up and down the country.
Tamsi Killen has played the lead in many Musicals such as’ Westside Story’, ‘Cabaret’, ‘Grease’ performed in the ‘Cirque du Soleil’ and also appears as a guest solo performer on World class Cruise liners both British and American.
Thomas Lloyd has just recently appeared in the UK tour ‘Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’ and has performed in ‘Copacabana’, ‘The Hot Mikado’, ‘Just So’ and ‘Chess In Concert’ which was performed at the Royal Albert Hall.
Lorna Amy Sullivan made her debut in the UK tour ‘Kosmic Crew’, the UK tours of ‘Dreamboats and Petticoats’ ‘Waterloo’ and ‘Shakin All Over’ and she has appeared as principal girl in three UK pantomimes.
The cast will also be joined by children in two songs in the show from the Angus Centre For Performing Arts in Arbroath run by Fiona Forbes giving them a wonderful opportunity to work alongside the professionals.
The additional ingredient that will make this show a night to remember is the hilarious comedy that runs throughout the performance. An array of songs from shows such as ‘Spamalot’ and ‘Annie Get Your Gun’ are funny enough to warrant a show all of their own.
Tickets are priced from £10.00 to £15.50, the shows start at 2.30pm for the matinee and 7.30pm for the evening show and bookings can be made by telephoning the Webster Theatre box office on 01241 435800.