Worcestershire’s Essential Entertainment Guide
Get the latest updates, offers and competitions from What’s On…
Posted on Tue 14 Sep 2021
Endorsed by Radio 1 breakfast DJ during the Eighties, Mike Read, as being “like Live Aid meets Top of the Pops” – 80’s MANIA will be heading to Redditch's Palace Theatre this November.
The hit stage show will be heading to Palace Theatre on Saturday 27th November, with tickets now on sale.
From West End producer, director, performer and choreographer Vikki Holland-Bowyer, and partner Greg Stevenson, the hit-packed production features back-combed hair, shimmying shoulder pads, wet-look neon leggings, the lairiest of leotards,double denim and 24-7 sunglasses.
28 chart-topping artistes from the 80's are recreated to look and sound as they did back in the day with a full live band, dancers, lasers and light design combined with huge video projection complete the production together with over 150 costumes.
Kim Wilde, Duran Duran, Adam Ant, Boy George, Wham, Erasure, Soft Cell, the Human League, Dead or Alive, Nena, Madonna, Cyndi Lauper, Gary Numan, and Tony Hadley are just some of the stars who are recreated in the show.
Chatting ahead of the show, producers Vikki and Greg said;
“It’s broader in its range of music than your widest shoulder pads, standing stiletto-heels-like head and shoulders above the rest. We promise a show bigger than the biggest hair the Eighties had to offer. . . catch 80’s Mania – it’s sweeping the nation!”
“It’s totally unique,” says Vikki. “Audiences take the time to prepare and dress as their favourite pop stars, reliving the childhood memories that the 80's helped make so unforgettable."
Tickets are available from the theatre box office on 01527 65203 or at www.redditchpalacetheatre.co.uk/whats-on/all-shows/80s-mania
Posted on Fri 20 May
Posted on Wed 18 May
Posted on Fri 13 May