The award-winning comedy show I Wish My Life Were Like A Musical, which shares the secrets of the musical theater industry, returns to Edinburgh Festival Fringe for 2022.

The series stars West End actors Alice Ellen Wright (The Les Miserables) and Luke Harley (The Producers, Titanic).

It promises to reveal “everything you could ever want to know about performing in musical theater… if only there were those who would admit it.”

I Wish My Life Were Like A Musical features performances of songs from the comedy chart-topping album of the same name Alexander S. Bermanzh.

I want my life to be like a musical. Photo by Luke Benjamin.

Described as a “unique blend of wit, whimsy and warmth”, it promises voice-straining high notes and limb-dislocating high kicks.

Plus the bickering on and off the stage, the bickering and drama that often accompanies it West End show.

Many industry figures have sung the show’s praises following Fringe previews, including lyricist Sir Tim Rice, musical star Ruthie Henshall and acting legend Miriam Margolis, who raved: “If you’re going to Edfest this year, don’t miss it! » in social networks.

Alice and Luke are joined by seasoned musical theater colleagues in the cast actors Hannah Taylor and Harry Winchester.

Directed and choreographed by West End veteran Joanna Goodwin and Associate Director by Holly Prentice.

But Grace Farrell and Carl Douglas, who were previously announced as contestants, are no longer on the show.

The show runs from Wednesday 3rd August to Saturday 28th August starting at 8.45pm each evening.

Audiences can catch the London Gilded Balloon Patter Hoose (The Other Yin) show on Chambers Street and tickets are now available.

Following the Fringe, the production opens this year’s Liverpool Theater festival with two performances on August 31, 2022.

PREVIEW – I Wish My Life Were Like A Musical

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