Casting has been announced for the new tour of Queen and Ben Elton’s hit musical We Will Rock You, which comes to the Palace Theatre in January 2020.
Taking on the role of Galileo is Olivier Award nominee Ian McIntosh (Beautiful – The Carole King Musical / The Commitments), who will be joined by Elena Skye (Les Misérables / Kinky Boots) in the role of Scaramouche. Playing Killer Queen is Jenny O’Leary (Heathers The Musical / Rent), with Michael McKell (Macbeth / Blood Brothers) as Buddy. Adam Strong (Jesus Christ Superstar / Rock of Ages) will take on the role of Khashoggi, with David-Michael Johnson (We Will Rock You, Germany / Jesus Christ Superstar) reprising the role of Brit and Amy Di Bartolomeo (Bat Out of Hell / Priscilla Queen of the Desert) playing Oz.
We Will Rock You features 24 of Queen’s biggest hits accompanying Ben Elton’s futuristic comedy writing. Speaking about the show, Queen’s Brian May commented, “This is a stunning state-of-the-art new-look production of We Will Rock You – but of course the original story is now more relevant than ever. We’re confident WWRY fans will loe revisiting the world’s first true Rock Theatrical, and a whole new generation will now discover the VIBE!”
Since 2002 more than 15 million theatregoers in 17 countries have witnessed We Will Rock You.
When does we Will Rock You run at Manchester’s Palace Theatre?
We Will Rock You runs at the Palace Theatre, Manchester, from Monday 27 January 2020 until 8 February 2020.