Cheryl: Former Girls Aloud Singer To Make West End Theater Debut In Paranormal Drama 2:22 A Ghost Story

Cheryl: Former Girls Aloud Singer To Make West End Theater Debut In Paranormal Drama 2:22 A Ghost Story

Currently playing at the Criterion Theatre in Piccadilly, the eerie production will soon move to London’s Lyric Theatre.

When Cheryl joins the new cast of the spooky thriller 2:22 A Ghost Story, she will make her West End debut. Cheryl was a former Girls Aloud star.

Prior to the production’s 14-week run in January, the singer referred to the relocation as “a whole different and wonderful experience.”

Along with Hugo Chegwin, Scott Karim, and Louise Ford, Cheryl, 39, will play Jenny, a role that has previously been played by Lily Allen and novelist Giovanna Fletcher.

In the summer of 2021, Allen was a part of the original cast, and because to the accolades her performances got, she was nominated for an Olivier award.

TV host Laura Whitmore plays Jenny in the current cast, and Matt Willis, who starred in Busted, takes on the character of Ben, Lauren’s boyfriend.

The eerie drama is presently playing at the Criterion Theatre in Piccadilly, but it will move to London’s Lyric Theatre for its sixth season.

Cheryl is following in the footsteps of Kimberley Walsh, a former bandmate who made her stage debut in Shrek The Musical in 2011 as Princess Fiona.

Cheryl acknowledged that she would “enjoy” playing the character of Jenny from 21 January to 23 April in an Instagram post, adding that she was “very excited.”

Tickets are currently on sale if you’re looking for a great night out and some entertainment in the new year, she added. “It is a totally new and thrilling experience for me,” she wrote.

Cheryl: Former Girls Aloud Singer To Make West End Theater Debut In Paranormal Drama 2:22 A Ghost Story

The play, which was written and directed by Danny Robins and premiered in 2021, has been a huge success with viewers.

The story centers on Jenny, who thinks her new house is haunted, but Sam “isn’t having any of it,” so the couple asks Lauren and Ben to assist them figure out what’s going on.

In a statement, Cheryl—who has abandoned the surnames Tweedy, Cole, and Fernandez-Versini—added: “It is a fantastic part and subject matter with an engaging storyline!

“Being a fellow Geordie, I find Danny Robins to be such an intriguing character, and his writing style feels strangely familiar to me.

I’m excited to get started and look forward to working with Matthew and the rest of the group.

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