ON THURSDAY 26th October 2017

Starring Jai McDowall and Michael Courtney

Taking you on a whistle stop tour from the heart of London’s theatre land to the glitz of Broadway, the critically acclaimed MAD ABOUT THE MUSICALS will be visiting Swansea for one night only on Thursday 26th 2017 when it plays at the Grand Theatre – celebrating the very best songs from the shows we all know and love!

With a host of your favourite numbers from the pen of Rodgers & Hammerstein, Kander & Ebb, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Boublil & Schonberg, the talented cast of MAD ABOUT THE MUSICALS will evoke the true spirit of the stage, with brilliant vocals and top notch West End musicians to bring you the very best show in town!

From Les Miserables to Evita, sit back and enjoy two hours of unforgettable London and New York favourites, brought to you by a cast direct from the West End, including
Jai McDowall and Michael Courtney – ‘A Pure Slice Of Entertainment’!

Reviewed in numerous Newspapers in 2016 the show received 4 and 5 stars from all. The Stage review in 2016 hailed the show as ‘Tightly structured and cleverly chosen… A Solid Evening’s Entertainment’ as well as ‘The Best Show of its Kind’ by Encore Magazine. Broadcaster Russell Kane said ‘Outstanding production… go and enjoy two hours of great music. You won’t regret it.’
The show received a standing ovation at every venue it visited in 2016.

McDowall and Courtney will head the cast of the 2017 Production, kicking off on 15th September at the Palace Theatre Redditch.

Jai rose to fame when he won the fifth series of Britain’s Got Talent in June 2011.
McDowall was signed to Syco Music, a subdivision of record label giant, Sony Music. His debut album Believe was released on 12th December 2011. The lead single “With or Without You” was released the same day. During his work in the studio he was quoted as saying “Being in the studio was everything I hoped it would be and I loved the whole creative process. I like the style of singing I did on Britain’s Got Talent – a kind of mix of musical and pop – so we’re working along those lines.”
Jai had a pleasant surprise at the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall when he was invited by Josh Groban to jointly perform “To Where You Are” in front of a packed house. The crowd were treated to this impromptu performance which was warmly received by both artists fans.
He has since performed on the LIVE final of China’s Got Talent and performed for Royalty at the Queens Jubilee and has headlined his own Scottish tour as well as dates across the UK.
His latest single ‘I Begin Again’ is available for worldwide download on iTunes & Amazon.

Michael Courtney
Michael is best known and loved for his spine tingling musical theatre vocals having toured extensively throughout Great Britain in numerous musicals over the past 25 years.
He has produced and directed the UK tours of the critically acclaimed Mad About The Musicals, Waterloo, Shakin All Over, Its D’Lovely, A Night Of Musicals, Love Changes Everything, more than 35 UK Pantomimes and was nominated as the UK Producer of The Year by Encore Magazine.
Joining Michael and Jai this year are well seasoned musicals theatre singers Rosanne Priest and Kerry Whiteside and they are supported by the amazing Mad About The Musicals West End band.

For further information, press interviews and images please contact the publicity department on 0779 5251904 or email info@michaelcourtney.co.uk

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Venue City Date
Palace Theatre Redditch 15th September 2017 Get tickets
Hall For Cornwall Truro 16th September 2017 Get tickets
Swan Theatre Worcester 17th September 2017 Get tickets
Riverhead Theatre Louth 20th September 2017 Get tickets
Riverhead Theatre Louth 21st September 2017 Get tickets
Guildhall Preston 22nd September 2017 Get tickets
Howden Park Centre Livingston 23rd September 2017 Get tickets
Webster Theatre Arbroath 24th September 2017 Get tickets
Pavilion Theatre Weymouth 27th September 2017 Get tickets
Playhouse Weston-Super-Mare 28th September 2017 Get tickets
New Theatre Royal Lincoln 29th September 2017 Get tickets
Forum Theatre Barrow In Furness 30th September 2017 Get tickets
Malvern Theatre Malvern 1st October 2017 Get tickets
Glenrothes Rothes Hall 4th October 2017 Get tickets
Mechanics Burnley 5th October 2017 Get tickets
SPA Theatre Bridlington 6th October 2017 Get tickets
Pomegranite Theatre Chesterfield 7th October 2017 Get tickets
Gordon Craig Theatre Stevenage 8th October 2017 Get tickets
Arts Centre Solihull 10th October 2017 Get tickets
Towngate Theatre Basildon 11th October 2017 Get tickets
Baths Hall Scunthorpe 12th October 2017 Get tickets
Theatre Royal Wakefield 13th October 2017 Get tickets
Octagon Theatre Yeovil 15th October 2017 Get tickets
Arts Centre & Theatre Aberdeen 18th October 2017 Get tickets
Arts Centre & Theatre Aberdeen 19th October 2017 Get tickets
Gaiety Theatre Ayr 20th October 2017 Get tickets
Town House Theatre Hamilton 21st October 2017 Get tickets
Macrobert Arts Centre Stirling 22nd October 2017 Get tickets
Garrick Theatre Lichfield 23rd October 2017 Get tickets
Forum Theatre Billingham 25th October 2017 Get tickets
Grand Theatre Swansea 26th October 2017 Get tickets
Empire Theatre Consett 27th October 2017 Get tickets
Ryan Centre Stranraer 28th October 2017 Get tickets
Carnegie Theatre Workington 29th October 2017 Get tickets

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