The countdown is on at the North West’s premier venue when the smash hit show of the season, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, bursts onto the stage on Tues 30th May for a week long run.
Starring alongside singing sensation, Joe McElderry, who plays the title role, is the hugely talented, Lucy Kay, as the Narrator. Fans of the hit TV show, Britain’s Got Talent, will remember Lucy’s emotive audition in 2014, when she captivated the judges with her rendition of Puccini’s Vissi d’arte.
Lucy then went on to become Runner Up in the competition before being immediately snapped up by record label, Sony Classical. Her debut album ‘Fanatasia’ went straight to Number 1 in the Classical Album Charts, Number 18 in the UK Top 40 and Record of the Week on Classic FM.
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Originally from Leicester, Lucy was a member of the Cantamus Girls Choir for 13 years and appointed a principle soloist. Experience with the choir includes performances in prestigious venues such as The Bridgewater Hall, The Barbican centre and London's Royal Albert Hall for the Songs of Praise Big Sing which aired on New Year’s Eve 2006, and BBC Proms in 2008.
She has performed with Major Orchestras such as the Royal Philharmonic, London Symphony and the Halle Orchestra. She has also performed live on many TV and radio shows. More recently, Lucy appeared as guest on the UK Arena Tour with one of the most iconic and influential performers of Classical Crossover music, Andrea Bocelli.
Her role in Bill Kenwright’s UK touring production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is Lucy’s debut musical theatre role.
Having garnered sensational reviews and standing ovations at every performance since its inception over 36 years ago, Bill Kenwright’s‘amazing’, ‘superb’, ‘wonderful’ and ‘brilliant’ production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s family musical has now sold an estimated 20 million tickets.
You can get tickets to next week's show here.