After two years of waiting, Andover Musical Theatre Company are back in the rehearsal room for their latest production, The Wedding Singer.

Running at The Lights Theatre, Andover from May 25 to 28, this show is sure to be a wild ride.

As soon as Evita closed in November 2019, it was straight back into auditions and then rehearsals for Andover Musical Theatre Company. However, when Covid hit in March 2020, all rehearsals ground to a halt and their performance of the original Broadway musical, The Wedding Singer was put on hold. But now, two years in the making, the cast are back and ready to put on the show of a lifetime.

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The Musical, which is an adaptation of the 2000 film, starring Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore, follows the trials and tribulations of Robbie Hart (Glyn Juliff) in his pursuit of true love, heartbreak and rock n’ roll.

Robbie is left at the alter by his fiancé Linda (Ellie Bridgman) and is left heartbroken. The show follows his encounter with “girl next door” Julia Sullivan (Laura Budd) who is engaged to yuppie stock-broker Glen Gulgia (Jon Baron). Along with her cousin Holly (Anna Neary), Julia is on a road to discovery, questioning everything she ever thought she knew about love.

Experienced Choreographer and Director Claire Nias, is beyond excited for the production.S

She said “With a fabulous cast and crew, this show is an absolute blast to direct and will be a fantastic evening's entertainment. I can't wait for that unique combination of excitement and nerves during show week - it's always an amazing buzz.”

Musical Director Alun Grace is no stranger to conducting and is completely immersed in the beautiful score for this show,

Alun added: “Rehearsals have been hard work but the show and its music has given everybody much enjoyment. I believe this feeling of joy will be felt by the audience in the theatre and they will be transported back to the 80s with their toes tapping and a smile on their faces.”

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Andover Musical Theatre Company’s production of The Wedding Singer runs at The Lights Theatre, Andover.

Tickets are available from or from the box office on 01264 368368.

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