Smash Hit Whitney Houston Show Heads To North On Huge UK Tour
by Geoff Ford
Critically acclaimed international stage sensation Whitney – Queen Of The Night is back with its biggest ever UK tour. The electrifying show, which has wowed audiences and critics in the West End and around the world, is a stunning celebration of the music and life of one of the greatest singers of all time, the legendary Whitney Houston.
Whitney – Queen Of The Night stars the sensational Elesha Paul Moses, who also stars as Tina Turner in the title role of another great touring production What’s Love Got To Do With It?, supported by a stunning live band. The show is now visiting more than 80 UK theatres with dates for the remainder of this year and throughout 2022 including many venues across the North.
The production made its West End debut in 2019 with a string of sell-out shows at London’s Savoy Theatre and, over the past five years, Whitney – Queen Of The Night has toured extensively around the world.
Fans can relive three decades of nostalgic hits, including I Wanna Dance With Somebody, One Moment In Time, I’m Every Woman, I Will Always Love You, My Love Is Your Love, So Emotional Baby, Run to You, Saving All My Love, How Will I Know, Million Dollar Bill, The Greatest Love Of All and many more.
“I absolutely adore Whitney. To sing her timeless songs is an honour and a privilege.”
“I absolutely adore Whitney,” said Elesha who has also appeared on TV shows The Voice and The X Factor. “She is a hero of mine so to be able to step onto stage and sing her wonderful, iconic and timeless songs is an honour and a privilege”
“This is a fabulous show and whether you are after a romantic night out with your partner or some fun reminiscing with your friends I can guarantee you will have the most amazing night out.”
Elesha spoke, to Northern Life, about the show and her career in more detail in 2019. Read the full story here.
Before her death in 2012, Whitney Houston had been hailed as the ‘Most-awarded artist of all time’ by Guinness World Records – with six Grammy Awards and 30 Billboard Music Awards among her 415 titles.
Whitney – Queen Of The Night is the perfect tribute to a singer whose timeless appeal, music and talent continues to gain new fans around the world.
Audiences flock to this sensational show time and time again,” said Ben Hatton, Director of Theatre Touring for promoters Cuffe and Taylor. “It’s a real feel-good night out and we are delighted to be back on the road visiting so many venues across the UK.”
Whitney – Queen Of The Night Northern tour dates:
Friday 29 October, Harrogate, Royal Hall
Wednesday 3 November, Sunderland, Empire
Saturday 6 November, York, Grand Oprea House
Friday 19 November, Scarborough, Spa
Saturday 20 November, Sands Centre
Thursday 2 December, Doncaster, The Dome
Friday 3 December, Stockton, Globe Theatre
Sunday 12 December, Bradford, St George’s Hall
Wednesday 12 January, Billingham, Forum Theatre
Saturday 22 January, Sheffield, City Hall
Sunday 30 January, Stockport, Plaza Theatre
Wednesday 16 February, Lancaster, Grand Theatre
Thursday 24 February, Liverpool, M&S Bank Arena
Thursday 24 March, Middlesbrough, Town Hall
Saturday 2 April, Bridlington, Spa
Thursday 7 April, Barrow, The Forum
Friday 22 April, Manchester, Bridgewater Hall
Saturday 23 April, Lincoln, New Theatre Royal
Sunday 1 May, Hull, City Hall
Saturday 1 October, Blackpool, Opera House
Thursday 3 November, Warrington, Pyramid & Parr Hall
The tour is presented by Cuffe & Taylor in association with Paul Roberts Productions. For the full schedule of tour dates, and tickets, please visit www.cuffeandtaylor.com