Coronation Street of Dreams – Get you tickets now!

Tickets are on sale now for Coronation Street the Musical!  As previously announced, this anticipated musical is due to hit Manchester’s MEN Arena in March.  ‘Street of Dreams’ will debut on 21 March 2012 with the world premiere on 22 March 2012!  You’ll want to get your ticket now.  It will be something to look forward to… seeing all the stars of this much loved, long-running show – past and present members – in a glorious, all singing and dancing celebration.  A few of the cast members you’ll see are Julie Goodyear (Bet Lynch), William Roache (Ken Barlow) and Kevin Kennedy (Curly Watts) as they recreate their iconic roles for you… not to mention more guest appearances yet to be announced.  Come revisit the extraordinary history and highly memorable characters while host Paul O’Grady leads you down (a spectacular realistic reconstruction of) the most famous street in Britain.

Unforgettable music and lyrics are by Trisha Ward and only enhance the stunning stage design. Street of Dreams is something any fan of Coronation Street will definitely want to see.

Coronation Street – a musical?  How can it be?  It can and it is.  Want to hear the music which helps tell the story?  Just visit their Facebook page to hear the full album before you see the show in March!  Get a glimpse of Street of Dreams before you come celebrate Coronation Street with this major live musical event!

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Max Stafford-Clark and Caryl Churchill in Top Girls at Trafalgar Studios

Max Stafford-Clark and Caryl Churchill are re-united once again for the smash-hit transfer of Top Girls.  Suranne Jones (Coronation Street) stars in this provocative study of powerful women in Thatcher’s Britain.

The critics are raving that this powerful and brilliant new production substantiates Top Girls as one of the great modern classics.

It’s Thatcher’s England and hard-nosed businesswoman Marlene is hosting a dinner party to celebrate her promotion to MD of the Top Girls Employment Agency. Her guests – all powerful women from myth and history – create an extraordinary gathering. 

A provocative study of powerful women in Thatcher’s Britain, the play examines the compromises made by women in the quest for success, and what happens to those left behind.

Starring Stella Gonet, Suranne Jones, Catherine McCormack, Lucy Briers, Laura Elphinstone, Lisa Kerr and Olivia Poulet.

Book tickets for Top Girls at Trafalgar Studios!

Coronation Street hitting the stage!

Long running ITV soap Coronation Street is to be adapted into a stage show to celebrate the show’s 50th anniversary.

Coronation Street Abridged Live will open at the Lowry Theatre in Salford from August 12 2010, which will be 2 hours long show. Show will not feature any TV cast members from present or past.

Coronation Street’s executive producer Kieran Roberts said: “The very heart of British television has been beating with the pulse of Coronation Street for 50 years. That’s a lot of memories, a lot of drama, a lot of poignancy and a lot of laughter.

“I’m thrilled at the prospect of bringing to life on stage all the great stories and characters of 50 years of Coronation Street and I’m sure the play will be a real treat for Corrie fans as well as a great night out in the theatre.”