‘I’m gonna live forever, I’m gonna learn how to fly.’
Ever since we heard that Fame the Musical will be coming to Shewsbury’s Theatre Severn, we haven’t been able to stop singing the songs in the J&PR office.
Tickets are already selling out fast for the show, which will run from January 28 to February 2 – and we can’t wait!
TV star Jorgie Porter, soul legend Mica Paris and theatre star Keith Jack are all confirmed for the smash-hit sensation.
The musical follows the lives of students at New York’s High School for the Performing Arts as they navigate their way through the highs and lows, the romances and the heartbreaks and the ultimate elation of life.
Hollyoaks favourite Jorgie Porter, currently playing Iris Kelly in the tour, is confirmed to remain in this role.
Best known as Theresa McQueen in the Channel 4 drama serial, Jorgie was also a contestant on the seventh series of Dancing On Ice on ITV and made it all the way to the final where she finished runner up.
Jorgie has also starred in many award-winning shows including I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here! (ITV).
Her nominations include Best Serial Drama Performance at the National Television Awards and Best Newcomer at the British Soap Awards.
Further casting includes platinum selling soul artist and star of Chicago and Love Me Tender Mica Paris as Miss Sherman and Any Dream Will Do star Keith Jack as Nick Piazza.
Fame The Musical is presented by Selladoor Productions, which has recently toured with Footloose, Avenue Q, Little Shop of Horrors and Flashdance -The Musical. David DeSilva, the conceiver of Fame, said: “What makes a musical ‘a classic’ or a ‘masterpiece’? It takes time. It passes from one generation to the next.
“It translates from one language to many. It entertains an audience with both laughter and tears. It inspires youth with passion and parents with nostalgia. The brilliantly directed and choreographed 30th anniversary Fame UK production of the show by Nick Winston is the best I’ve ever seen.”
Tickets for Fame at Theatre Severn are on sale now and can be booked online at theatresevern.co.uk, by telephone (01743 281281) and from the venue’s box office.