About the showEntertainment legend Tommy Steele returns to the West End stage to star in The Glenn Miller Story at the London Coliseum. Playing for a strictly limited 7-week summer season, the musical celebration is the ultimate tribute to one of the world’s leading big band artists and his hit songs.
The Glenn Miller Story follows the turbulent journey of the well-known singer, from discovering his unique sound to his following fame and untimely death. Experience era-defining songs including “In the Mood”, “Moonlight Serenade”, “Tuxedo Junction”, “Chattanooga Choo Choo” and more, crooned by the legendary Tommy Steele.
Steele is the renowned entertainer who is well-known for starring in hit movie musicals Half a Sixpence and Singin’ in the Rain, as well as releasing over twenty hit singles, including his 1957 number one “Singing the Blues”.
Making his professional debut in Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella in 1958, Steele returns to the London Coliseum 60 years after his first appearance. His most recent stage credits include two star turns in Scrooge the Musical at the London Palladium, which made him a record-breaking performer.
Further casting includes Marti Webb, alongside Autumn Draper, Charlie Tighe, Devon McKenzie-Smith, Howard Samuels, Holly Rostron, Jessica Ellen, Jordan Oliver, Linal Haft, Myles Brown, Oliver Ramsdale, Siobhan Diffin, Tim Maxwell-Clarke and Tom Sowinski.
Produced by Bill Kenwright, the production is directed by Bob Tomson and Bill Kenwright, and features design by Mark Bailey and choreography by Olivier Award-winner Bill Deamer, whose credits include Top Hat, Cats and Evita.
A thrilling, entertaining show that follows the story of a musical legend, The Glenn Miller Story is a rare chance to see a musical legend on stage. Playing a limited season at the London Coliseum, the production runs from July 6th to August 18th 2018.
Who Should See It?This is a unique chance to see one of entertainment’s legends live on a West End stage! Music fans and Tommy Steele fans should grab tickets before it sells out!
The Glenn Miller Story is suitable for all ages. Under 5’s will not be admitted into the venue.