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Magic Radio launches brand new event in partnership with Dreamgirls The Musical

Supporting the network strategy and following on from the massive successes of Magic at the Musicals and The Magic of Christmas, Magic Radio is adding another exciting event to its roster. Magic Soul is coming to the iconic London Palladium in February to celebrate the very best in soul music with a host of performances.

The event has partnered with musical Dreamgirls and will feature performances from the cast as well as soul and R&B legend Alexander O’Neal, multi-million selling singer song-writer Heather Small, soul artist Mica Paris, Shola Ama, Andrew Roachford, Kenny Thomas and Shaun Escoffrey. Not only that, but Magic Radio presenter Angie Greaves will be joined by multiple MOBO & Brit Award winner Lemar to host the night on the world famous stage.

Tony Moorey - Group Content Director, Magic Radio is thrilled to add the event to the Magic Radio calendar; “With the success of station Magic Soul it was an easy decision to create an event to celebrate the music loved by listeners. The night promises to bring the magic of soul music to life with fantastic performances of the most love soul songs of all time. Through unique events like this one, the appeal of Magic Radio extends even further into the field of live music.”

Magic Soul takes place on 10th February at the London Palladium. Listeners will be able to relive all the performances from the night, when the show is broadcast on Magic Soul on 14th February 5-7pm and 17th February  6-8pm.

Tickets have sold out, but listeners will be able to win tickets on air as well as via magic.co.uk.

 

 

About Magic Radio Network

Magic Radio entertains listeners across the UK on Digital Radio, with the perfect mix of music and entertainment to lift your day.

Magic is home to Magic Breakfast with Ronan Keating and Harriet Scott with writer and presenter Mel Giedroyc and world-famous singers Rick Astley and Kim Wilde taking care of weekends.

You can listen to Magic Radio in London on 105.4FM and nationally via the Magic App, at magic.co.uk, on Sky Channel 0180, Freeview Channel 715, Virgin Media 928 and as a music TV channel on The Box Plus Network. 

The Magic Radio Network, with a total reach of 3.6 million, includes digital station, Mellow Magic playing timeless relaxing classics with a host of presenters from Patsy Kensit to Tom Chambers and John Hannah to Ruthie Henshall. With Magic Chilled creating a contemporary music escape featuring fresh laid-back hits and Magic Soul playing the best of Soul and Motown with Angie Greaves on Breakfast. All these services are available on DAB Digital Radio, online and via mobile apps.

To find out more about the Magic Radio Network’s  different stations, music, events and presenters, head to www.magic.co.uk

 

About Dreamgirls The Musical.

Dreamgirls- Savoy Theatre

Let your soul sing with the critically acclaimed multi-award winning musical Dreamgirls, currently booking through to 2nd June 2018, at the Savoy Theatre, London.

Thirty-five years after the ground-breaking original Broadway production, this UK and West End premiere of the sensational Tony Award® and Olivier Award-winning musical Dreamgirls is playing to standing ovations every night.  With an extraordinary story and unforgettable, spine-tingling vocals that are sending audiences wild, this spectacular West End musical soars with the classic songs, ‘And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going’, ‘I Am Changing’, ‘Listen’ and ‘One Night Only’.

Meet The Dreams – Effie, Lorrell and Deena – three talented young singers starting out in the turbulent 1960s, a revolutionary time in American music history. Join the three friends as they embark upon a musical rollercoaster ride through a world of fame, fortune and the ruthless realities of show business, testing their friendships to the very limit.

Dreamgirls is directed and choreographed by Olivier and Tony Award®-winning Casey Nicholaw (The Book of Mormon, Disney’s Aladdin and Something Rotten!), with set design by Tim Hatley, costume design by Gregg Barnes, lighting design by Hugh Vanstone, sound design by Richard Brooker and hair design by Josh Marquette. The musical supervisor is Nick Finlow, the orchestrator is Harold Wheeler, with additional material by Willie Reale.

With book and lyrics by Tom Eyen and music by Henry Krieger, the original Broadway production of Dreamgirls, directed and choreographed by Michael Bennett opened in 1981 and subsequently won six Tony Awards®.

The Original London Cast Recording of hit West End musical Dreamgirls is available via Sony Masterworks Broadway.

To find out more visit http://www.dreamgirlswestend.com/

 

For Further Press Information on the Magic Radio Network, please contact:

Cat Martin (née Macdonald) – Communications Director Bauer Media

T: 0207 432 3317 M: 07932 746363