Cilla - The Musical
Tickets for Cilla - The Musical at The Lowry‘Cilla – The Musical’ is a spectacular and heart-warming musical adaptation of the critically acclaimed ITV mini-series about Cilla Black by BAFTA award winner, Jeff Pope (‘Philomena’,’ Little Boy Blue’).
The story follows the extraordinary life of the ordinary teenage girl from Liverpool, Priscilla White, and her rocky, yet incredible, rise to fame. The musical score is the ultimate soundtrack to the
60’s including Cilla’s greatest hits ‘Anyone Who Had a Heart’, ‘Alfie’ and ‘Something Tells Me’,
‘Twist and Shout’ by The Beatles’, ‘California Dreamin’ by The Mamas and The Papas and many more.
Kara Lily Hayworth plays Cilla. Following weeks of open auditions countrywide, Kara fought off
thousands of hopefuls to be named as the girl to play Cilla in the first ever musical about the star’s life.
Executive Producer and Cilla’s son, Robert Willis, said of Kara: ‘I knew she was the one
my mum would have wanted!’. In the role of Brian Epstein is TV and stage favourite Andew Lancel best known for his portrayal of Frank Foster in Coronation Street.