Some theatre news for you today folks as we bring you news that Lee Mead is bringing new album, Some Enchanted Evening, to the Pavilion Theatre.
The show will see Lee Mead, returning to his musical roots with the release of the new studio album on 26 February 2016 and a series of tour dates in the Spring and Autumn. The song stylist and actor, whose credits include leading roles in hit west end musicals Joseph, Wicked, and Legally Blonde and on TV in BBC ONE’s Casualty is taking a break from his TV role in 2016 to focus on music and theatre.
The new album and tour Some Enchanted Evening to coincide with the latest release sees Lee fulfil a personal ambition to perform classic songs from the Hollywood musicals including Some Enchanted Evening from the 1949 Rodgers & Hammerstein musical South Pacific. This is complemented with a range of material including Singin’ In The Rain, from the 1952 MGM musical comedy starring Gene Kelly, and Luck Be A Lady from Guys n Dolls, Where Or When from the 1939 MGM film Babes in Arms; the Jules Steyn/Sammy Cahn song I Fall In Love Too Easily from the movie Anchors Aweigh, and I’ll See You In My Dreams from the eponymously titled 1951 film; Almost Like Being in Love from Brigadoon; the Jerome Kern/Oscar Hammerstein II All The Things You Are; George and Ira Gershwin’s A Foggy Day ( In London Town); the 1937 jazz standard By Myself and a song that has proved very popular on Lee’s current Some Enchanted Evening tour – Feeling Good written by Anthony Newley and Leslie Bricusse.
Produced and arranged by Lee Mead’s Music Director Mason Neely, whose credits include work with Cerys Matthews among others, Some Enchanted Evening has some fresh new arrangements for songs whilst still retaining their authenticity.
In addition to the release of Some Enchanted Evening and the concert tour, Lee Mead will return to musical theatre from May to September with a starring role in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang as Caractacus Potts.
Tickets for the show are now on sale for Friday 7th October at 7.30pm and are available from the Rhyl Pavilion Box Office on 01745 33 00 00 or in person and on-line at www.rhylpavilion.co.uk, the tickets are priced at £23 and there are no concessions.