Smash hit musical comedy Tonight’s The Night, inspired by the songs of Rod Stewart, is back on tour with a few familiar faces among the cast.
Girl band member Jade Ewen (pictured) from Sugababes will play the part of Dee Dee, and is starring alongside Michael McKell, best known for playing Dr Nick West in Doctors.
The new tour stops off at Torquay’s Princess Theatre from Monday, February 3, to Saturday, February 8, and features spectacular staging, a world-class band, dazzling choreography and includes more than 20 classic Rod Stewart hits from Tonight’s the Night to Hot Legs.
Rod Stewart said: “In the past, any ideas for musicals revolving around my songs just didn’t work for me. It was only when we were approached to do Tonight’s The Night that the idea really took off. I’m absolutely thrilled that this great show is touring the UK again.”
The all-singing, all-dancing feel-good show premiered in the West End in 2003 and has gone on to play at sell-out theatres across the UK.
Set on the mean streets of Detroit and in the glamorous clubs of uptown LA, the show tells the story of Stu, a shy young man so tongue tied he cannot find the courage to declare his love to the girl of his dreams.
How different he is to his hero, that legendary rock ‘n’ roll vagabond Rod Stewart. One night he strikes a deal with the Devil, trading his soul for Rod’s. It seems like a good idea at the time but he’s is about to find out the hard way that you can’t find true love using another man’s moves and that devil or no devil, there’s only one Rod Stewart!
Singer and actress Jade will play the role of Dee Dee up until April 26. She is best known as a member of Brit girl band Sugababes and has achieved two UK top 10 singles with the group. Jade also represented the UK at the 2009 Eurovision Song Contest performing the Andrew Lloyd Webber penned It’s My Time, and took fifth place, making her the most successful British Eurovision act since 2002.
Tickets for the show cost from £12.90 to £48.40. Performances will start at 7.30pm, with matinees on the Wednesday and Saturday at 2.30pm. Call 0844 871 7627 or visit www.atgtickets.com