X Factor winner Joe McElderry will make a guest performance in Street of Dreams – the live musical celebration of Coronation Street, when it tours to Newcastle's Metro Radio Arena on 29 and 30 May.
Singing the beautiful finale song 'Ghost - Take My Hand', written by Street of Dreams composer Trisha Ward, celebrating the iconic characters that have made Coronation Street one of the UK's best loved soaps. Joe will lead an all-star cast, which includes Paul O'Grady, Julie Goodyear and Kevin Kennedy.
Speaking on his excitement at joining Street of Dreams Joe said: "I'm such a huge fan of Coronation Street, it's been a huge part of my life since I was a child, so to be a part of this amazing musical homage is really exciting. I can't wait to be stood on stage in my home town alongside the cast of Corrie singing this beautiful finale number. It's an honour."
Street of Dreams is a live musical celebration of Britain's best-loved soaps and receives its world premiere at the Manchester Arena on 9 and 10 May before embarking on a spectacular tour visiting Dublin's O2 Arena, Belfast's Odyssey Arena and the Newcastle Metro Radio Arena.
Starring faces from the UK's most famous street, past and present including Julie Goodyear, Kevin Kennedy and Brian Capron, Street of Dreams is hosted by the country's favourite entertainer Paul O'Grady.
The show will feature a 25-piece orchestra playing music by award-winning musical writer, composer and lyricist, Trisha Ward and is directed by Academy Award winning film and stage director, John Stephenson (5 Children & IT and Animal Farm). A dazzling West End cast will be choreographed by Olivier award winners Stephen Mear and Karen Bruce.
Tickets are on sale now at www.streetofdreams.co.uk.