Craig Revel Horwood brings new Son of a Preacher Man musical to Sunderland

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The first ever UK tour of new musical, Son of A Preacher Man, will come to Sunderland this September.

Tickets are on sale now for the new show, featuring the music of Dusty Springfield and directed by Craig Revel Horwood, for its run from September 19-23.

Choreographer Craig, who rose to fame on Strictly Come Dancing, said: “I am delighted to bring to life for the very first time this wonderful story created by Warner Brown, with soulful songs from the legendary Dusty Springfield’s iconic music catalogue. I hope that audiences in Sunderland will come to love this warm-hearted and uplifting new musical as much as I do.”

The show is based around a Soho nightclub in the swinging ‘60s and features some of Dusty Springfield’s greatest hits including The Look Of Love, I Only Want To Be With You, Spooky and Son Of A Preacher Man.

The musical’s writer, Warner Brown, works internationally and is well known for his work in musical theatre and straight plays, encompassing both traditional and avant-garde forms.

•Tickets for Son of a Preacher Man are available from the Box Office on High Street West, via the ticket centre 0844 871 3022* or www.ATGtickets.com/Sunderland *calls cost up to 7p per minute plus standard network charges. Booking and transaction fees may apply to telephone and online bookings.