Love Me Tender musical to embark on UK tour this summer

Date Posted: 25/03/2015

Love Me Tender, a new musical inspired by and featuring the music of Elvis Presley is to tour the UK this summer.

From the producers of Hairspray, Jersey Boys and West Side Story, Love Me Tender is a feel-good musical set in 1950s America.

A tale of hope, second chances and the healing qualities of Rock ‘n’ Roll, the production features 25 of Elvis Presley’s greatest hits, including The Devil in Disguise, Hound Dog and Blue Suede Shoes.

The show has been written by Tony Award winner Joe DiPietro and directed and choreographed by Olivier Award winner Karen Bruce. The cast will be announced shortly.

The musical opens at the Manchester Opera House on 5th June before touring the UK until 19th September when it will close at the New Theatre, Cardiff.

There will be performances at venues across the country including at Bristol Hippodrome, New Wimbledon Theatre, Sunderland Empire, the Playhouse, Edinburgh and Milton Keynes Theatre, Milton Keynes.

For more information visit www.lovemetendermusical.com.

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