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5 reasons to ‘get down and boogie’ with I Should Be So Lucky at Liverpool Empire

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5 reasons to ‘get down and boogie’ with I Should Be So Lucky at Liverpool Empire
I Should Be So Lucky. Credit: Marc Brenner

Calling all music lovers and nostalgia seekers!

Get ready to relive the iconic sounds of the 80s and early 90s as the world premiere of the official Stock Aitken Waterman musical, I Should Be So Lucky, hits the stage at Liverpool Empire from 15 – 20 April.

Stock Aitken Waterman (SAW) provided the soundtrack for a generation, with hits from Kylie, Rick Astley, Jason Donovan, Bananarama and more… now the era defining music is making its way to the stage.

Here are 5 reasons why you absolutely cannot miss this electrifying musical:

The Music

I Should Be So Lucky. Credit: Marc Brenner
I Should Be So Lucky. Credit: Marc Brenner

Stock Aitken and Waterman were the maestros behind some of the biggest hits of the era. With 13 UK number one hit singles and iconic artists like Rick Astley, Jason Donovan, and of course Kylie Minogue, under their belt, their music dominated the charts.

Experience the magic of classics like “Better The Devil You Know,” “Never Gonna Give You Up,” and, of course, “I Should Be So Lucky” live on stage. Get ready to tap your toes and sing along to every unforgettable tune.

Feel-Good Story

I Should Be So Lucky. Credit: Marc Brenner
I Should Be So Lucky. Credit: Marc Brenner

I Should Be So Lucky isn’t just about the music—it’s about family, friendship, and being there when it matters most.

Dive deep into a heartwarming and rib-tickling tale of Ella and Nathan – a star-crossed couple with wedding jitters and tropical dreams. Will their love sail smoothly, or are stormy break-ups ahead? Only time and tunes will tell.

With ten Number 1 singles and over thirty era-defining songs from the Hit Factory, immerse yourself in a sun-kissed adventure filled with feel-good vibes and iconic pop classics. Directed by stage and screen legend Debbie Isitt, who is famous writer and director of the Nativity film series, and choreographed by Jason Gilkison (Creative Director for Strictly Come Dancing), this musical promises to be a whirlwind of joy and nostalgia.

Pete Waterman says so

Pete Waterman
I Should Be So Lucky is a British jukebox musical written by Debbie Isitt which uses the music of the pop writing team Stock Aitken Waterman

Pete Waterman, one of the founding members of SAW, has given his seal of approval to this new musical. According to Pete, the show is a much-needed dose of uplift in today’s world. Audiences can expect to lose themselves in two hours of fun and walk away feeling uplifted and rejuvenated.

Pete said: “For 2 hours you will lose yourselves in fun and walk away feeling a lot better than when you walked in!

“I hope audiences have fun with this show. This musical couldn’t have been timed better. We’re currently in a world that’s all over the place, I mean, we just need a bit of uplift as we’ve got enough grief.”

Jay Hynd caught up with Pete Waterman to talk about his phenomenal career and the new musical – you can watch it below

Incredible Cast

I Should Be So Lucky. Credit: Marc Brenner
I Should Be So Lucky. Credit: Marc Brenner

The talented cast keep this funny and fast paced comedy alive throughout the show. With a mix of names from stage and screen, they make the characters relatable which is endearing amidst the side-splitting gags throughout the show.

Kylie herself makes a cameo! 

Kylie Minogue. Credit: PA
Kylie Minogue. Credit: PA

As if the music and cast weren’t enough, the icing on the cake is a special appearance by none other than pop princess Kylie Minogue herself! Kylie makes a cameo throughout the show, serving as a personification of Ella’s inner diva (in the mirror).

Get ready to be wowed as Kylie adds an extra layer of nostalgia and glamour to this already spectacular production.

Don’t miss your chance to dance down memory lane with “I Should Be So Lucky” at Liverpool Empire it is only on until this Saturday, April 20. Book your tickets now for a night of pure entertainment and nostalgia overload!

Book your tickets for I Should Be So Lucky here!

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