Who doesn’t love a musical? if you’re a fan, for one night only in Hastings, Gareth Gates and Michael Courtney bring their homage to the West End and Broadway known as Mad About The Musicals.
With a host of favourite numbers from the golden pen of Rodgers and Hammerstein, Kander and Ebb, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Boublil and Schonberg, the talented cast of this show will evoke the true spirit of the stage, with brilliant vocals, incredible choreography, stunning costumes and a spectacular light show.
From the bittersweet All I Ask Of You to the powerful One Day More, this is two hours of unforgettable London and New York favourites, brought to you by a cast direct from the West End, including its two stars.
Gareth Gates rose to fame in Pop Idol TV show in 2001. He became a favourite contestant as he progressed to the finals, when he went up against Will Young. He went on to sell over five million records worldwide and have hits across the globe. His version of Unchained Melody sold over a million copies in the UK and is the third best-selling single of the Noughties, whilst Anyone of Us was an international hit. He is also the youngest ever-male solo artist to debut at number 1.
More recently Gareth has had a successful career in musical theatre and appeared in Les Miserables, Legally Blonde and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, as well as the UK tour of Footloose. In 2014 he picked up his skates again to appear in the last ever TV series of Dancing on Ice. He also found time to join a band and become part of the second series of the Big Reunion, in the super group 5th Story, alongside Dane Bowers, Adam Rickitt, Kenzie and Kavana. This newly formed boy band will play arenas across the country this autumn with Blue, 5ive, Damage and 3T.
Michael Courtney 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 30 UK Pantomimes and was nominated as the UK Producer of The Year by Encore Magazine. Book tickets on 01424 462288 or go to www.whiterocktheatre.org.uk.