Didn’t manage to snap up tickets to the Spice Girls or fancy a warm up ahead of the big gig at the Stadium of the Light? Well, get set to spice up your life when WANNABE – The Spice Girls Show, the UK’s biggest touring theatre production inspired by the ultimate girl power group hits Sunderland Empire for ONE NIGHT ONLY – Saturday 18 May 2019.
The retro revival is well under way and 90s nostalgia is spreading far and wide with iconic bands making huge comebacks such as STEPS, TAKE THAT, S CLUB 7 and 911.
The Spice Girls and their ‘girl power’ defined a generation, becoming pop icons for many children, teenagers and adults of the time. Formed in 1994, The Spice Girls captured the World’s attention with their debut single WANNABE, released on 8th July 1996. The single went on to become one of the bestselling singles of all time, topping the charts in 37 countries and selling over 6 million copies Worldwide.
Now more than 20 years later, people from all walks of life are reliving the 90s decade with a theatre show based around 5 of the most recognisable female faces in music.
The show is family friendly with many of the younger audience being introduced to these iconic songs for the first time. WANNABE follows the girls’ glittering careers from their first release to their 2012 Olympic Ceremony reunion. Featuring the girls’ biggest hits and songs from their solo careers; whilst the cast bring to the stage that infamous unique charisma the Spice Girls were so well known for.
WANNABE’s 2018 tour opened to a full house at the Bedford Corn Exchange on 25th February, and continues throughout the year performing in over 50 venues!
The hits just keep coming from this show with songs including Viva Forever, 2 Become 1, Who Do You Think You Are and new arrangements of the girls solo singles - from I Turn To You (Mel ‘Sporty’ C) to the show-stopping It’s Raining Men (Geri ‘Ginger’ Halliwell).
So if you like a bit of Spice then Zig-A-Zig-Ah, swing it, shake it, move it, make it down however you can to the Sunderland Empire and pickup tickets! Say You’ll be There?
Please note, Wannabe is a touring musical celebration featuring the hits of the Spice Girls! This is not part of the Spice Girls tour.