Could it be magic? Looks like it, as Tim Firth’s Take That-inspired musical The Band looks set to transfer to London’s Theatre Royal Haymarket from December 2018.
It wasn’t long ago that the musical’s UK and Ireland tour was extended by six months, but we’ve spotted a break in the schedule from mid-November to mid-January. Plus, The Daily Mail’s Baz Bamigboye commented on Twitter that The Band was set to play 50 performances at the Theatre Royal Haymarket from 1 December 2018 to 12 January 2019 (with a gala on 5 December 2018 which members of
What is it like to grow up with a boyband? For five 16-year-old friends in 1992, ‘the band’ is everything. Twenty-five years on we are reunited with the group of friends, now 40-something women, as they try once more to fulfil their dream of meeting their heroes.
The musical stars Rachel Lumberg as Rachel, Alison Fitzjohn as Claire, Emily Joyce as Heather, Jayne McKenna as Zoe, AJ Bentley, Nick
The Band, directed by Kim Gavin and Jack Ryder, had its world premiere at Manchester Opera House on 8 September 2017.