Sleepless the Musical trailer: Watch Jay McGuiness and Kimberley Walsh in new musical

A first look at brand new musical Sleepless has been revealed ahead of its opening this month.

The new stage adaption of hit movie Sleepless in Seattle will begin performances from August 25 at the Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre.

Tickets available online now here for the show, which will perform with socially distanced seating.

Before opening night, you can watch a first trailer below.

The Sleepless musical cast will be led by Jay McGuiness as Sam and Kimberley Walsh as Annie, reuniting after starring in Big the Musical last year.

They will be joined by Daniel Casey as Walter, Harriet Thorpe as Eleanor, Tania Mathurin as Becky and Jake Sharp as Rob.

Completing the adult cast are Charlie Bull, Colin Burnicle, Christie-Lee Crosson, Laura Darton, Leanne Garretty, Matt Holland, Ross McLaren, Gary Murphy, Dominique Planter, Annie Wensak and Benjamin Wong. The role of Jonah will be shared by Theo Collis, Mikey Colville, Jobe Hart and Jack Reynolds.

Book Sleepless The Musical tickets from £17.40 here »

Performances are scheduled to begin from August 25 running through to September 27, 2020.

Based on the screenplay of the iconic film, Sleepless tells the story of Sam who moves to Seattle with his eight-year-old son Jonah following the death of his wife. When Jonah calls in to a talk-radio program to find a new partner for his father, one listener finds herself going to great lengths to meet Sam.

The production is directed by Morgan Young and features a book by Michael Burdette with music by Robert Scott and lyrics by Brendan Cull.

You can get tickets online here.

About the author: Josh Darvill

Josh is Stageberry's editor with over five years of experience writing about theatre in the West End and across the UK. Prior to following his passion for musicals, he worked for more than a decade as a TV journalist.


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