Show Stoppers Column: You won’t want to miss this Thriller

Cara Lee previews a 1980s stage adaptation at Milton Keynes Theatre in June – and the King of Pop will be live on stage too…

Get out your lycra, grab your leotard and be sure to remember their names!

The stage adaptation of the iconic 80s franchise, Fame the Musical, comes to MK this month in a brand-new production currently making its way across the UK.

Like both the film and TV series, the musical follows the lives of students at the elite High School for The Performing Arts. A

ll their hopes, dreams, failures and successes are captured in one spectacular show, starring Hollyoaks’ Jorgie Porter, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat’s Keith Jack and West End star Mica Paris.

It will be on at Milton Keynes Theatre from the 24th to the 29th of June.

The classic hits of the King of Pop will also be coming to MK Theatre this month in Thriller Live, on from the 10th to the 15th of June.

Encompassing over four decades of hits into one concert, including Smooth Criminal, The Way You Make Me Feel and of course Thriller, this show is a must see for any Michael Jackson fan.

On a completely different note, Judith Kerr’s beloved children’s book The Tiger Who Came to Tea will be on at Aylesbury Waterside Theatre from the 7th to the 9th of June.

The story of Sophie and her unexpected visitor has captured the hearts of children across the world since it was first published in 1968, making the stage version a perfect family trip out. Please note that this show has an age guidance of 3+.

Going from stripy mammals to maligned mythological figures, Stantonbury audiences will be getting a rather different perspective on Greek myths this month.

In this quirky and cartoonish show, a group of Sirens thrust into the 21st century attempt to set the record straight after discovering the not so stellar reputation they have in the modern world.

The Edinburgh preview show of the ever-popular theatre company ZooCo, Sirens will be on at Stantonbury Theatre on the 13th of June. Please note that this show is only suitable for ages 14+.

This feature was published in the June 2019 issue of Celebrate:MK lifestyle magazine. Read the full magazine above or by clicking on this link.

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