Wet Wet Wet’s Marti Pellow, singer, songwriter and lately west end
musical star, returns to the North West in a major new tour of the hit
Broadway musical, Jekyll and Hyde, which recently played at The Palace Theatre, Manchester in March 2011.Liverpool audiences get to see the show in May.
As well as a critically-acclaimed solo career, Marti has gone on to star in the West End, on Broadway and on National Tour in the smash-hit stage musicals Chicago and The Witches of Eastwick, he also co-starred with Josh Groban in the TV and film special Chess in Concert.
Jekyll and Hyde is based on Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic gothic story, and Pellow stars as the brilliant but obsessive scientist whose sadistic alter ego wreaks havoc across Victorian London in a dark tale of love, redemption and the seductive power of evil.
Written by Frank Wildhorn with book and lyrics by the Academy Award-winning composer Leslie Bricusse (Stop The World I Want to Get Off, Scrooge, Doctor Dolittle, Victor/Victoria, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory), and featuring the hit song “This Is The Moment”, the Broadway production of Jekyll and Hyde ran for over 1500 performances between 1997 and 2001.
Jekyll and Hyde comes to The Liverpool Empire from 17- 21 May 2011.