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Prince musical, Purple Rain, to debut in Bromley

PUBLISHED: 11:19 02 June 2017 | UPDATED: 11:19 02 June 2017

Purple Rain

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26 musicians, singers and dancers will take to the stage to bring his career to life

A new Prince musical, Purple Rain, will make its theatre debut in Bromley early next year,

Directed by Gary LLoyd, who produced Thriller Live, Purple Rain will be a journey through the singer’s nentire career.

Songs sure to be included in the show are Raspberry Beret, Kiss, When Doves Cry, Little Red Corvette, 1999, Purple Rain, Alphabet Street, and U Got The Look.

A 26-strong group of musicians, singers and dancers will bring his music to life in a production that plans to pay homage to his “imagination and showmanship”.

Director, Gary, said: “Prince’s mucic and constant reinvention is legendary, so to get the opportunity to beinf rhat and all his colourful characters to the theatrical stage is a dream.

“There is also a real appetite for live music shows that showcase the musicians as part of the performance. Prince was all about this. He was a consumate, theatrical artist, but in our show his music is the star.

“There will be so much for audiences to enjoy whether they’re fans of musical theatre, Prince, or both.

“Purple Rain is a fast-paced, music lover’s night out that will tease, surprise, and excite audiences in the same way he did.”

The musical will be at Bromley’s Churchill Theatre from February 1 - 10 2018.

For more information and tickets visit churchilltheatre.co.uk

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