Go wild as Matt Terry – Winner of 2016’s X-Factor is announced to play Alex The Lion in the brand-new stage adaptation of Madagascar – The Musical opening at New Wimbledon Theatre on 16 July prior to a UK Tour.
Matt tells said; ‘I am so excited to be making my acting debut in the brand-new production, Madagascar – The Musical. It’s a childhood memory for all of us! I can’t wait to be playing the lead role of Alex and bringing him to life. Expect incredible costume, set and cast. And the music is immense! It will be an awesome night for everyone to enjoy. See you all there.’
Matt will be joined by cast including Antoine Murray-Straughan,Timmika Ramsay, Jamie Lee-Morgan, Shane McDaid, Laura Johnson, Jessica Niles, Victoria Boden, Matthew Pennington and Darren John.
Based on the smash DreamWorks animated motion picture, Madagascar – The Musical follows all of your favourite crack-a-lackin’ friends as they escape from their home in New York’s Central Park Zoo and find themselves on an unexpected journey to the madcap world of King Julien’s Madagascar.
Alex the lion is the king of the urban jungle, the main attraction at New York’s Central Park Zoo. He and his best friends – Marty the zebra, Melman the giraffe and Gloria the hippo – have spent their whole lives in blissful captivity before an admiring public and with regular meals provided for them. Not content to leave well enough alone, Marty lets his curiosity get the better of him and makes his escape – with the help of some prodigious penguins – to explore the world.
Join Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe, Gloria the hip hip Hippo and those hilarious, plotting penguins as they bound onto stage in the musical adventure of a lifetime. Filled with outlandish characters, adventure galore and an upbeat score, you’ll have no choice but to “Move It, Move It!”
21- 28 JUL NEW WIMBLEDON THEATRE
31 JUL – 04 AUG BIRMINGHAM NEW ALEXANDRA
07 – 12 AUG GLASGOW KINGS THEATRE
14 – 18 AUG MANCHESTER PALACE THEATRE
21 – 25 AUG PORTSMOUTH KINGS THEATRE
28 AUG – 01 SEP SUNDERLAND EMPIRE
03 – 08 SEP SOUTHEND CLIFFS PAVILION
11 – 15 SEP BLACKPOOL WINTER GARDENS
17 – 22 SEP BRIDLINGTON SPA
25 – 29 SEP BROMLEY CHURCHILL THEATRE
02 – 06 OCT EDINBURGH PLAYHOUSE
09 – 13 OCT BRISTOL HIPPODROME
16 – 20 OCT IPSWICH REGENT
23 – 27 OCT BRADFORD THE ALHAMBRA THEATRE
06 – 10 NOV DERRY MILLENNIUM FORUM
12 – 17 NOV EXETER NORTHCOTT THEATRE
04 – 08 DEC BRIGHTON THEATRE ROYAL
Please note Matt Terry will not be performing on 28th Jul, 03 Aug, 04 Aug, 01 Sep and is cast until 25 December. He is currently not scheduled to perform in venues for 2019.
29 JAN – 02 FEB GRIMSBY AUDITORIUM
05 – 09 FEB LIVERPOOL EMPIRE
19 – 23 FEB READING HEXAGON
12 – 16 MAR VICTORIA THEATRE, WOKING
19 – 23 MAR FLORAL PAVILLION
23 – 27 APR BELFAST GRAND OPERA HOUSE
30 APR – 04 MAY OXFORD NEW THEATRE
07 – 11 MAY WOLVERHAMPTON GRAND
14 – 18 MAY EASTBOURNE CONGRESS
21 – 25 SWANSEA GRAND THEATRE
28 MAY – 01 JUN HULL NEW THEATRE