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By MIG: Leek Post and Times  |  Posted: September 24, 2013

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TWO smash hit shows are coming to a city theatre next month.

The popular West End show of Dreamboats and Petticoats will be staged at the Regent Theatre in Hanley from October 14 until October 19.

Inspired by the smash hit multi-million selling albums Dreamboats and Petticoats One, Two, Three, Four, Five and Six, the West End sell out sensation Dreamboats and Petticoats the Musical, features some of the greatest hit songs of the Rock 'n' Roll era.

Direct from his celebrated West End run, special guest star Mark Wynter is delighted to reprise his role and is set to perform classic hits Venus in Blue Jeans, Go Away Little Girl and It's Almost Tomorrow for the first time on tour in over 50 years.

Dreamboats and Petticoats The Musical features classic tracks from Roy Orbison, The Shadows, Eddie Cochran, Billy Fury, and many more, including Let's Dance, To Know Him is to Love Him, Shaking All Over, Bobby's Girl, Little Town Flirt, Only Sixteen, Runaround Sue, Happy Birthday Sweet 16, Let It Be Me, Great Pretender, C'mon Everybody, Let's Twist Again and many more hits from music's golden era.

In 1961 emotions run high as young musicians Norman and Bobby compete to win a national song writing competition - and, more importantly, the attention of the gorgeous Sue. But when Bobby discovers that shy Laura is no slouch on the piano, love and rock 'n' roll fame beckons&Dreamboats and Petticoats - the songs will live forever.

Featuring some of the most famous and inspiring stage music ever written Evita will be at the Regent Theatre from October 21 until October 26.

The show includes classic songs such as: Don't Cry For Me Argentina, On This Night of a Thousand Stars, Oh What a Circus, You Must Love Me and Another Suitcase in Another Hall.

Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's extraordinary musical Evita brings to life the dynamic, larger-than-life persona of Eva Peron, wife of former Argentine dictator Juan Peron. Evita tells the story from her young and ambitious beginnings to the enormous wealth and power she gained and her ultimate rise to sainthood.

For further information about these two shows and to book tickets go online to www.atgtickets.com/venues/regenttheatre.

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