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Cilla

Tuesday 17th - Saturday 21st April

Musical



 

CILLA - THE MUSICAL is a spectacular and heart-warming musical adaptation of the critically acclaimed ITV mini-series based on the early life of Cilla Black, by BAFTA award winner, JEFF POPE (Philomena, Little Boy Blue).

The story follows the extraordinary life of the ordinary teenage girl from Liverpool, Priscilla White, and her rocky, yet incredible, rise to fame. By the age of just 25 she was recognised as International singing star Cilla Black and would go on to become Britain’s favourite television entertainer headlining series’ of Blind Date, Surprise Surprise and many more.

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, alongside a backdrop of the legendary ‘Liverpool Sound’ including The Beatles’ Twist and Shout, and American influences like California Dreamin’ by The Mamas and The Papas and many more.

KARA LILY HAYWORTH plays Cilla. Following weeks of open auditions up and down the country, Kara fought off thousands of hopefuls to be named as the girl who would step into the Legend’s coveted shoes in the first ever musical about the star’s life. Executive Producer and Cilla’s son, Robert Willis, said of Kara: ‘I knew she was the one my mum would have wanted!’. In the role of Brian Epstein is TV and stage favourite ANDREW LANCEL best known for his portrayal of Frank Foster in Coronation Street.

Suitable for 10yrs+

"KARA LILY HAYWORTH IS A SUPERSTAR…. CILLA THE MUSICAL IS SIMPLY FLAWLESS"   ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  Liverpool Echo

"A 24 CARAT CELEBRATION OF CILLA BLACK AND HER LASTING LEGACY. EXCILLA-RATING"  ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  Wirral Globe

"HAS THE AUDIENCE ON ITS FEET AND DOES HER MEMORY PROUD"  ★ ★ ★ ★  The Stage

 

Friends & Corporate Club:
Bands A & B £5 OFF first night. To become a Friend click here.

Under 18s Special Price:
Bands A & B £6 OFF Wed - Thur evenings

Over 60s Special Price:
Bands A & B £6 OFF Wed & Thur matinees

Group Rates:
Wed - Thur

Assisted Performances

Audio Described:
Saturday 21st April 2.30pm

Discounts

To buy tickets at these discounted rates you will need to book your tickets by phone (01603 63 00 00) or in person at the theatre:

- For Signed and Captioned performances, Band A seats are half price for deaf and hard of hearing people plus one companion.

- Band A seats at all performances are half price for those registered blind or partially sighted plus one companion.

- Wheelchair users plus one companion: Bands A-D half price at all performances – available to book online.

- Do you require an essential carer? If so, your carer’s ticket is half price in Bands A-D.

For visitors with disabilities

We can provide our best service to you when we understand your individual requirements. For example, we can advise on the best wheelchair position for you or your companion. Or how audio description works. Or how our Hearing Loop works. We want your visit to be as enjoyable and easy as possible.

Please call our Box Office on (01603 63 00 00) or Minicom: 01603 598630 or email access@theatreroyalnorwich.co.uk

Why not complete your visit  and enjoy a pre-show meal in Kemp’s Restaurant which is located on the ground floor of Norwich Theatre Royal? With an extensive menu catering for all tastes, dietary requirements and budgets, the restaurant serves  pre-performance meals on show days from 5pm on Monday to Saturday. Please check with restaurant for availability..

Restaurant Menus:

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Book a Table:

Please call 01603 598577 or email restaurant@theatreroyalnorwich.co.uk

Get Together Group: Thursday 19th April, 2.30pm

There are no Take Part activities for this production