Kimberley Walsh, Matthew Kelly & Wendi Peters join Jay McGuiness in the West End premiere of BIG The Musical

08 May
Posted in: Theatre News
Author: Staff

Watch Kimberley Walsh & Jay McGuiness sing ‘We’re Gonna Be Fine’ from the score of BIG The Musical and catch up with all the news about Kimberley, Wendi Peters and Matthew Kelly joining Jay in the West End premiere at London’s Dominion Theatre in September 2019.

Wendi Peters, Kimberley Walsh and Matthew Kelly will star as Mrs Baskin, Susan Lawrence and George MacMillan respectively alongside Jay McGuiness as Josh Baskin. McGuiness originated the role of Josh Baskin at the Theatre Royal Plymouth in 2016.  

Based on the smash-hit movie starring Tom Hanks, BIG The Musical will run at the Dominion Theatre for a strictly limited nine-week season from 6 September to 2 November 2019, with a Gala Night in aid of Make-A-Wish on 17 September.

BIG is a joyous, heart-warming musical about 12-year-old Josh Baskin who longs to be big. When a mysterious Zoltar machine grants his wish, he finds himself trapped inside an adult’s body and he is forced to live and work in a grown-up world, but his childlike innocence has a transforming effect on the adults he encounters.

With music by David Shire and lyrics by Richard Maltby, BIG has a book by John Weidman and direction and choreography by Morgan Young.

Watch below a video of Jay McGuiness and Kimberley Walsh singing ‘We’re Gonna Be Fine’ from the score of BIG The Musical.