STAGE TUBE: Wendi Peters Sings 'The Wages of Sin' from EDWIN DROOD
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by Stage Tube
Footage has been released this afternoon of Wendi Peters singing THE WAGES OF SIN from the West End revival of The Mystery of Edwin Drood that starts previews this Friday May 18, ahead of the opening night on Tuesday May 22.
Wendi Peters, best known for playing Cilla Battersby-Brown in Coronation Street, heads the cast of the acclaimed London revival of the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, The Mystery of Edwin?Drood, staged to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Charles Dickens’ birth, is transfering to the West?End after a successful run at the Landor Theatre in south London.
The Mystery of Edwin Drood, based on Dickens’ final unfinished novel, with book, music and lyrics by Rupert Holmes, directed by Matthew Gould, will get a 4-week season at the Arts Theatre from Friday 18 May - Sunday 17 June.
The Mystery of Edwin Drood won five Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Best Book and Best?Original Score, as well as 9 Drama Desk Awards, on its Broadway premiere in 1986.
A thrilling and comical play within a play set in the world of music hall and pantomime, it follows the exploits of characters from the Theatre Royale Music Hall Company as they set about completing the unfinished story of Edwin Drood – with a little singalong help from the audience along the way.
Who is the killer? The audience decides each night.