the new musical for anyone who had a heart
BILL KENWRIGHT AND LAURIE MANSFIELD PRESENT
BAFTA AWARD WINNING JEFF POPE'S
CILLA - THE MUSICAL is the new spectacular and heart-warming musical adaptation of the critically acclaimed hit ITV television series by Bafta Award winner, Jeff Pope. It tells the extraordinary story of the teenage girl from Liverpool whose teenage dreams of stardom lead to her becoming one of Britain’s best-loved entertainers of all time.
It’s an introduction by a young John Lennon to music mogul Brian Epstein that changes Pricilla White’s life forever. By the age of just 25 she would be known as singer and TV Star Cilla Black, Number One selling artist and at the fore-front of the Brit-Pop music scene.
The musical score is the ultimate soundtrack to the 60’s including Cilla’s greatest hits Anyone Who Had a Heart, Alfie and Something Tells Me, Twist and Shout by the Beatles, California Dreamin by The Mamas and The Papas’ and many more.
DIRECTED BY BILL KENWRIGHT AND BOB TOMSON | EXECUTIVE PRODUCER ROBERT WILLIS
COULD YOU BE THE NEXT BIG MUSICAL THEATRE STAR?
If, like Cilla, you’ve been waiting for your moment to be discovered, the Producers and the Creative team want to meet you.
They will be scouring the country to find someone with charisma, talent and a winning smile to capture the nation’s heart once again and to portray one of the best loved icons of our generation.
Open auditions will be held in cities across the country this Spring. Please register your details by filling out the form below and be the first to be notified about audition dates.
cilla the musical tour
7 - 16 SEP LIVERPOOL EMPIRE THEATRE 0844 871 3017 | ATGTICKETS.COM/LIVERPOOL
19 - 23 SEP EDINBURGH PLAYHOUSE 0844 871 3014 | ATGTICKETS.COM/EDINBURGH
26 - 30 SEP MILTON KEYNES THEATRE 0844 871 7627 | ATGTICKETS.COM/MILTONKEYNES
03 - 07 OCT MAYFLOWER SOUTHAMPTON 023 8071 1811 | MAYFLOWER.ORG.UK
10 - 14 OCT NEW ALEXANDRA THEATRE BIRIMGHAM 0844 871 3011 | ATGTICKETS.COM/BIRMINGHAM
17 - 21 OCT BLACKPOOL OPERA HOUSE 0844 856 1111 | WGBPL.CO.UK
31 OCT - 4 NOV CARDIFF NEW THEATRE 0292 087 889 | NEWTHEATRECARDIFF.CO.UK
07 - 11 NOV NEW WIMBLEDON THEATRE 0844 871 7646 | ATGTICKETS.COM/WIMBLEDON
14 - 18 NOV STOKE REGENT THEATRE 0844 871 7649 | ATGTICKETS.COM/STOKE
21 - 25 NOV MANCHESTER PALACE THEATRE 0844 871 3719 | ATGTICKETS.COM/MANCHESTER
28 NOV - 2 DEC BRADFORD ALHAMBRA THEATRE 01274 432000 | BRADFORD-THEATRES.CO.UK
hot off the press
"A Musical about the late Cilla Black, one of Britain's most beloved entertainers, will open in Liverpool - the city of her birth - in the autumn."
BAZ BAMIGBOYE - DAILY MAIL