Craig Revel Horwood brings new Son of a Preacher Man musical to Sunderland

The first ever UK tour of new musical, Son of A Preacher Man, will come to Sunderland this September.

Monday, 13th March 2017, 9:44 am
Updated Friday, 24th March 2017, 9:45 am
Craig Revel Horwood

Tickets are on sale now for the new show, featuring the music of Dusty Springfield and directed by Craig Revel Horwood, for its run from September 19-23.

Choreographer Craig, who rose to fame on Strictly Come Dancing, said: “I am delighted to bring to life for the very first time this wonderful story created by Warner Brown, with soulful songs from the legendary Dusty Springfield’s iconic music catalogue. I hope that audiences in Sunderland will come to love this warm-hearted and uplifting new musical as much as I do.”

The show is based around a Soho nightclub in the swinging ‘60s and features some of Dusty Springfield’s greatest hits including The Look Of Love, I Only Want To Be With You, Spooky and Son Of A Preacher Man.

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The musical’s writer, Warner Brown, works internationally and is well known for his work in musical theatre and straight plays, encompassing both traditional and avant-garde forms.

•Tickets for Son of a Preacher Man are available from the Box Office on High Street West, via the ticket centre 0844 871 3022* or *calls cost up to 7p per minute plus standard network charges. Booking and transaction fees may apply to telephone and online bookings.