Susan Boyle story set for UK stage

Susan Boyle’s meteoric rise from obscurity to international stardom, following her appearance on Britain’s Got Talent, is to be turned into a new stage musical.

I Dreamed a Dream will star Elaine C Smith, best known for playing Rab C Nesbitt’s longsuffering wife, Mary Doll, and will tour internationally from 2012.
It will be produced by Michael Harrison and will have its world premiere at Newcastle’s Theatre Royal on 23rd March 2012 before going on tour.
A 26-week tour of the UK, US and Australia has been lined up so far, including dates at the Bristol Hippodrome and Cardiff New Theatre.
I Dreamed a Dream will begin its UK tour at Newcastle’s Theatre Royal between 23rd and 31st March 2012.Group rates are dependent on the venue. For further dates, see the listings here.