Rehearsals are in full swing for the brand new tour of Love Me Tender which makes its UK premiere at the Manchester Opera House in June.
The stunning platinum-selling vocalist Mica Paris is to lead the cast which also includes West-End superstars Ben Lewis and Laura Tebbutt as Chad and Natalie, Sian Reeves as Mayor Matilda Hyde and Shaun Williamson as Jim.
In a small town in 1950’s USA, a guitar-playing, hip-swivelling stranger rides his motorbike into town. Is he The Devil In Disguise or a Hound Dog in his Blue Suede Shoes? The townsfolk are about to be All Shook Up and could be headed for Heartbreak Hotel, but for Natalie, the love-struck, tomboy mechanic, it really is Now or Never
Completing the cast are Mark Anderson (Dennis), Kate Tydman (Miss Sandra), Aretha Ayeh (Lorraine), Felix Mosse (Dean), Chris Howell (Earl), Jamies Hughes-Ward, Will Jeffs, Jacob Maynard, Matthew McKenna, Paulo Teixeira, Sophie Ayers, Ruthie Stephens, Lindsey Tierney, Sharon Wattis, T’Shan Williams, Elliot Powell and Stephanie Rojas.