May 30, 2024



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Muriel’s Wedding The Musical will premiere in the UK next spring!

Practical information - CD's tracks - Video - Creatives - Cast




Based on the international cult classic 1994 motion picture ‘Muriel’s wedding’ (written and directed by PJ Hogan, produced by Lynda House and Jocelyn Moorhouse), Muriel’s wedding The Musical’ will celebrate its UK premiere at the Leicester’s Curve theatre next spring. PJ Hogan has updated his own screenplay for the stage.
Winner of five Helpmann Awards, seven Sydney Theatre Awards, an Awgie Award, the 2018 David Williamson Prize and an ARIA Award Nomination, the musical celebrated its world premiere in a co-production with the Sydney Theatre Company in November 2017 and returned with an Australian tour in 2019. It was hailed a smash hit by critics and audiences alike.
The musical will run at Curve from 10 April to 10 May 2025.
Tickets will be on sale to Curve’s Made at Curve Circle, Patrons and Friends Thursday 6 June 2024, to Curve Supporters Friday 7 June 2024, to Curve Members, Groups and Access Register customers Tuesday 11 June 2024 and on general sale Friday 14 June, all at 12noon.


Video (Australian 2nd cast - 2019)

Book: PJ Hogan

Music & lyrics : Kate Miller-Heidke & Keir Nuttall
Additional songs & lyrics by Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus & Stig Anderson originally written for ABBA

Director: Simon Phillips

Designer: Gabriela Tylesova

Choreographer: Andrew Hallsworth

Lighting designer : Trent Suidgeest

Sound designer : Michael Waters*

Musical supervisor : Guy Simpson*

Musical director : Isaac Hayward*

Video designer : David Bergman*.

* (TBC)


CD's tracks:


1. Sunshine State of Mind -- Company
2. The Bouquet -- Maggie McKenna
3. Meet The Heslops -- Michael Whalley, Connor Sweeney, Briallen Clarke, Justine Clarke
4. Progress -- Gary Sweet, Helen Dallimore, Ensemble
5. Can't Hang -- Christie Whelan Browne, Manon Gunderson-Briggs, Hilary Cole, Laura Murphy
6. Lucky Last / Perry Heslop -- Maggie McKenna, Michael Whalley
7. Girls Like Us -- Madeleine Jones, Maggie McKenna
8. Waterloo -- Madeleine Jones, Maggie McKenna, Sheridan Harbridge, Jaime Hadwen, Aaron Tsindos, Mark Hill
9. Amazing -- Madeleine Jones, Maggie McKenna
10. Sydney -- Company


11. Strangely Perfect Stranger -- Maggie McKenna, Ben Bennett
12. Here Comes the Bride -- Maggie McKenna, Company
13. Never Stick Your Neck Out -- Ben Bennett, Male Company
14. Why Can't That Be Me? -- Maggie McKenna
15. Life Is a Competition -- Dave Eastgate, Company
16. Mr. and Mrs. Shkuratov -- Maggie McKenna, Stephen Madsen, Dave Eastgate, Company
17. Shared, Viral, Linked, Liked -- Christie Whelan Browne, Manon Gunderson-Briggs, Hilary Cole, Laura Murphy
18. SOS -- Jaime Hadwen, Sheridan Harbridge, Aaron Tsindos, Mark Hill
19. My Mother (Eulogy) -- Maggie McKenna, Michael Whalley, Connor Sweeney, Briallen Clarke, Company
20. A True Friend -- Maggie McKenna, Madeleine Jones, Company
21. Sydney (Remix by Pip Norman) -- Company


Auditions have not started at the time of writing


“Muriel’s Wedding the Musical” is produced in the UK by the Made at Curve and Global Creatures, in association with Sydney Theatre Company.



Practical information

Venue : Curve, Cultural Quarter, Rutland Street, Leicester, LE1 1SB.

10 April – 10 May 2025

: TBA.

Running Time 2h40, inc. interval (TBC).

Tickets prices : TBA.

Booking: from June 14.
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