Following her acclaimed performance in the Watermill Theatre production of Calamity Jane, Jodie Prenger is to step into Andrew Lloyd Webber and Don Black’s classic musical, Tell Me On A Sunday which will visit Darlington Civic Theatre in May.
Jodie Prenger shot to musical theatre fame after being crowned the winner of TV’s I’d Do Anything, winning the role of Nancy in Oliver! She went on to enjoy success in a long list of box office and critical hits, from comedy One Man, Two Guv’nors to the classic musical Calamity Jane last year.
Tell Me On A Sunday charts the romantic misadventures of a young English girl in New York in the heady days of the 1980’s. Brimming with optimism, she seeks success and love. But as she weaves her way through the maze of the city and her own anxieties, frustrations and heartaches she begins to wonder whether she’s been looking for love in all the wrong places. This iconic musical, with a wonderful original score, features the chart-topping Take That Look Off Your Face and title track Tell Me on A Sunday.
Originally conceived for television, Tell TMe On A Sunday has been performed by many legendary musical theatre stars including Marti Webb and Sarah Brightman. This new 2016 production directed by Paul Foster includes an intimate post-show chat with Jodie about life, love and playing the role of Emma.
Andrew Lloyd Webber’s numerous awards include 7 Tonys, 3 Grammys, 7 Oliviers, a Golden Globe, an Oscar, 2 Emmys and the Richard Rodgers Award for Excellence in Musical Theatre. Don Black is an Oscar winning lyricist (Born Free) and penned numerous James Bond theme tunes, and chart hits Michael Jackson’s Ben and Lulu’s To Sir With Love.
Tell Me On A Sunday is at Darlington Civic Theatre on Thursday 5 May, 2016. Tickets* are priced from £28
To book contact the Box Office on 01325 486 555 or visit www.darlingtoncivic.co.uk
*All ticket prices include a £1 restoration levy