ACCLAIMED MUSICAL CRAZY FOR YOU HEADS TO NEWCASTLE THEATRE ROYAL AS PART OF NATIONWIDE TOUR

ACCLAIMED MUSICAL CRAZY FOR YOU HEADS TO NEWCASTLE THEATRE ROYAL AS PART OF NATIONWIDE TOUR

 

TV and stage favourites Tom Chambers, Caroline Flack and Charlotte Wakefield are to star in the national tour of Crazy for You which plays Newcastle Theatre Royal Tue 12 – Sat 16 Sep ’17.

High energy, high kicking and gloriously glamorous, Crazy for You is the ultimate feel-good musical with a fabulous score from the Gershwin brothers’ songbook. Mistaken identities, plot twists, heartbreak, happiness and a wealth of memorable tunes, including I Got Rhythm, They Can’t Take That Away From Me, Nice Work If You Can Get It and Embraceable You, all feature in this exhilarating celebration of the great Broadway musicals.

Tom Chambers will play the role of ‘Bobby’.  Tom created the role of ‘Jerry Travers’ in the West End musical Top Hat, for which he was nominated for an Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Musical. His other stage credits include a recent UK tour of Private Lives and White Christmas in the West End. Tom’s TV credits include the BBC dramas Holby City and Waterloo Road. He also won the 6th season of Strictly Come Dancing in 2008.

Fellow dance floor champion Caroline Flack will make her stage debut as ‘Irene’.  The 2014 Strictly Come Dancing winner can currently be seen hosting ITV’s Love Island and her previous presenting credits include I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here NOW! and The Xtra Factor. She has also presented The X Factor. Prior to presenting, Caroline trained in musical theatre.

West End star Charlotte Wakefield returns to Newcastle Theatre Royal and as ‘Polly’. She last appeared as ‘Laurey’ in Oklahoma! in 2015 and made her West End debut as ‘Wendla’ in Spring Awakening, for which she was nominated for an Olivier Award. She played ‘Maria’ in the critically acclaimed production of The Sound of Music at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre receiving nominations for Best Actress in a Musical at both the Evening Standard and Olivier Awards. Her other theatre credits include ‘Sophie’ in Mamma Mia! in the West End and ‘Truly Scrumptious’ in the national tour of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.

High energy, high kicking and gloriously glamorous, Crazy for You is the ultimate feel-good musical with a fabulous score from the Gershwin brothers’ songbook. Mistaken identities, plot twists, heartbreak, happiness and a wealth of memorable tunes, including I Got Rhythm, They Can’t Take That Away From Me, Nice Work If You Can Get It and Embraceable You, all feature in this exhilarating celebration of the great Broadway musicals.

Crazy for You plays at Newcastle Theatre Royal from Tue 12 until Sat 16 Sep ’17 with evening performances at 7.30pm and matinees on Wed & Thu 2pm and Sat 2.30pm. Tickets from £17.50 can be purchased from the Theatre Royal Box Office on 08448 11 21 21.  Calls cost 7ppm plus your phone company’s access charge or book online at www.theatreroyal.co.uk

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