The world premiere of the new musical will embark on a UK tour from the 24th January 2019.
With drinks flowing and tans glowing, will our young lovers decide to finally go through with the wedding? Will hotel inspectors get their way and close the resort, or will the staff save the day?
This brand new musical will be directed by Samuel Holmes and Nick Winston, opening at the Churchill Theatre Bromley (Thursday 24 January – Saturday 2 February 2019) before travelling to the Bradford Alhambra; His Majesty’s Theatre, Aberdeen; Norwich Theatre Royal; Sheffield Lyceum Theatre; Plymouth Theatre Royal; Grand Opera House, York; Theatre Royal, Brighton; New Victoria Theatre, Woking; Cheltenham Everyman Theatre; Hull New Theatre; Wimbledon New Theatre; Wolverhampton Grand Theatre; Coventry Belgrade Theatre; Oxford New Theatre; Sunderland Empire Theatre; Swansea Grand Theatre; Manchester Opera House; Edinburgh Playhouse; Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury; Liverpool Empire; Nottingham Theatre Royal, with more dates to be announced.
Taking audiences back to the 1980’s, the soundtrack for the musical will feature some of the biggest hits of the decade including: The Look of Love (made famous by ABC), Bucks Fizz’s Making Your Mind Up, Frankie Goes to Hollywood’s 1983 debut hit, Relax, Tight Fit’s Fantasy Island, a-ha’s Take On Me, Culture Club’s Church of the Poison Mind and Up Where We Belong, made famous by Joe Cocker and Jennifer Warnes.
Talking about the news, Producer Mark Goucher said: “What a time the 80’s were: great dancing, great bands, great music, funny clothes… but mostly really bad hair! But I look back with such happiness remembering going to gigs for the first time. Club Tropicana The Musical is a celebration of the 80’s with a lorra lorra laughs!”
While casting for the production has yet to be announced, the creative team for the production includes: choreography by Nick Winston, set and costume design by Diego Pitarch, lighting by Tim Deiling and sound by Ben Harrison.
Club Tropicana will embark on a UK tour from the 24th January 2019 and is currently booking until the 13th July 2019. To book tickets visit ATG Tickets.