Kyle Minogue will be digitally joining the cast of I Should Be So Lucky: The Stock Aitken Waterman Musical, when it comes to Wales Millennium Centre from 27 November – 2 December as part of its UK tour.
Tickets are now on sale for the eagerly anticipated new musical at the WMC Box Office
Kylie Minogue will digitally appear throughout the show as a specially created character unique to the musical. She said: “I’m thrilled to announce that I will be joining Stock Aitken Waterman in presenting the new musical, ‘I Should Be So Lucky’! It is the music that inspired a generation (plus my first five albums!) so to have all the SAW hits in this original story will make for a compelling, funny and heartfelt show. Let’s enjoy the magic all over again!”
In the on-stage cast, Bonnie will be played by Kayla Carter (The Color Purple, Bedknobs and Broomsticks), Spencer will be played by Jamie Chapman (Nativity! The Musical, The Mousetrap) and Ivy will be played by Jemma Churchill (Guys and Dolls, Nativity! The Musical). Matthew Croke (Wicked, Aladdin) will be playing Nadeem, Jessica Daley (Mamma Mia!, Les Miserables) will be playing Britney, and Gary Davis will be playing (Annie, Oklahoma!) as Big Mike.
They will be joined by 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.
Ella and Nathan, a young couple, hopelessly in love and about to take the biggest step of their lives – marriage. Until it doesn’t go quite to plan. Will they be together forever, or will he make her cry and say goodbye? The wedding’s off, but the honeymoon is on! Head from the aisle to the isles in the official Stock Aitken Waterman musical featuring the soundtrack of a generation with music from pop royalty including Kylie Minogue (I Should Be So Lucky), Rick Astley (Never Gonna Give You Up), Jason Donovan (Too Many Broken Hearts) and Bananarama (Love In The First Degree).
Hilarious and heart-warming, I Should Be So Lucky: The Stock Aitken Waterman Musical is about family, friends, love and great times. Soaring anthems, classic pop tracks and dazzling dance sequences come together in a musical featuring no less than 10 Number 1 singles and over 30 songs from the Hit Factory whose music defined an era.
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), 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.
Graeme Farrow, Wales Millennium Centre’s Artistic Director, said: “Plenty of those Hit Factory songs we can’t help but love, on stage in a brand-new musical – plus Kylie to boot. I can’t wait!”