A musical adaptation of the romantic comedy My Best Friend's Wedding will premiere next year. The U. The musical will feature a book by Ronald Bass screenwriter of the original film and Jonathan Harvey and include songs by Burt Bacharach and Hal David, including "I Say a Little Prayer," which plays a key role in the movie, about a woman who realizes she's in love with her best friend—just as he's about to marry someone else. Her discography includes her debut album Overcome and last year's The Truth Is. Meanwhile, another Julia Roberts-led romantic comedy is poised to jump from screen to stage across the pond, with the Pretty Woman musical set to begin at London's Piccadilly Theatre Valentine's Day next year.
Alexandra Burke to star in 2022 Bristol Hippodrome show My Best Friend’s Wedding
Influenced by classic soul singers and contemporary heroes such as Mariah Carey and Beyonce, the three-time BRIT nominee rose to fame after winning the fifth series of The X Factor in Her debut number one single Hallelujah sold over one million copies in the UK, a first for a British female soloist. Her second album, Heartbreak on Hold, was released in June and sees the release of her third studio album. Alexandra Burke tour dates listed on Ents Official website alexandraburkeofficial. Alexandra Burke Tour Dates. September Sat Sep Plymouth, Theatre Royal. Tue Sep Manchester, Palace Theatre.
The musical will be based on the film of the same name, and will feature pop anthems by Burt Bacharach and Hal David. Burke will star in the show as Julianne Potter, played by Julia Roberts in the film, with further casting to be announced. The show has a book by Ronald Bass, who wrote the film, and Jonathan Harvey, and it will be directed by Rachel Kavanaugh. Dates will include shows in Manchester, Leicester, Aberdeen, Wolverhampton, Dublin and Sheffield, and it is currently booking until December 5, Big Interviews. Long Reads. Promoted Content.
Burke won the fifth series of British television series The X Factor in After winning The X Factor , Burke released the winner's single " Hallelujah ", which became the European record holder for single sales over a period of 24 hours, selling , in one day,  and became the top-selling single of in the UK and the UK's Christmas number one. By January , the single had sold over one million copies in the UK alone, a first for a British female soloist. Her third album, The Truth Is , was released on 16 March She is of Dougla , Afro-Jamaican , and Irish descent.