Melanie C has confirmed that she will take on the role of Mrs Johnstone in Willy Russell’s play Blood Brothers. Melanie’s will make her west end debut on 26th October 2009 at the Phoenix Theatre. Upon landing the role Melanie commented…
“It’s a real honour to be asked to take on the role of Mrs Johnstone especially following in such great footsteps. I love a challenge and I think the discipline of theatre combined with the inspiration of Willy Russell’s writing will provide great preparation for my fifth solo album.”
In other news, Melanie will once again be involved with Hard Rock’s Pinktober events by performing at the Royal Albert Hall in a concert entitled ‘Women Of Rock’. It will mark the tenth anniversary of the month dedicated to raising awareness of breast cancer.
Melanie will be performing alongside the likes of Bananarama, Jamelia, Bonnie Tyler, Joss Stone and more on Sunday 1st November 2009. Tickets for the event go on sale from Friday 11th September.