NEWS: Summer Street to Play at the Waterloo East Theatre

AJN Productions has announced that the musical will play at the Waterloo East Theatre from the 13th May.

The new musical written and directed by Andrew Norris will head to the The Blockhouse in Brighton from the 3rd to the 7th May before heading to London’s Waterloo East Theatre from the 13th May.

Following the 30th anniversaries of Neighbours and Home and Away last year, Summer Street is a chance for nostalgia with plenty of songs in between.

Take a trip down memory lane to the 1990’s and the heyday of the Aussie soap opera! Four soap stars of yesteryear try to resurrect their failing careers in a come-back TV special with hilarious and unexpected consequences. But just how much are they prepared to pay for fame?Packed full of pastiche songs and nostalgic fun, the sun will always shine on Summer Street…or will it? For anyone who wanted to be Kylie, Jason or both! BONZER!

The cast for this new musical is set to include Julie Clare (Showstopper! – The Improvised Musical; In the Midnight Hour; Good Rocking Tonight), Simon Snashall (The IT Crowd, Channel 4; Spooks, Humans, Silent Witness, BBC), Sarah-Louise Young (Showstopper! – The Improvised Musical; An
Evening Without Kate Bush; La Poule Plombee; Julie Madly Deeply), and Myke Cotton (My Fair Lady, Drury Lane; Hey, Mr. Producer, Lyceum Theatre; Paddington 2, StudioCanal and Heyday Films; Safe, BBC).

Talking about the show Andrew Norris said: “Summer Street – The Hilarious Aussie Soap Opera Musical! is a nostalgic trip down memory lane to the heyday of the Aussie soap opera, which is packed full of fun and accompanied by a soundtrack of pastiche songs from the 1990s. Summer Street explores the world of soap, the stars who inhabit it and exactly how much some people are prepared to pay for fame. Everyone has their price!”

The production will include designs by Amy Mitchell, lighting by Phil Ellams and sound design by Paul Thomas.

Summer Street will play at Waterloo East Theatre from the 14th May until the 2nd June.

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