We Will Rock You Regional Tour Confirmed

As the unprecedented success of the Ben Elton-penned We Will Rock You musical continues at London´s Dominion Theatre, the long-planned regional tour of the show has been confirmed for 2009 with dates throughout England and Scotland.

Dates at the time of feverishly typing this very story are:

Manchester Palace Theatre
Friday 20 March - Saturday 6 June 2009

Sunderland Empire
Tuesday 9 - Saturday 27 June 2009

Birmingham Hippodrome
Wednesday 1 July 2009 - Saturday 5 September 2009

Bristol Hippodrome
Wednesday 16th September 2009 - Saturday 31st October 2009

Edinburgh Playhouse
Tuesday 3rd November 2009 - Saturday 9th January 2010

Said Queen guitarist Brian May on his own site: “We are excited to be able, finally, to send a brand new top class WWRY company out on tour around the UK. We are completely hands on, and will be visiting! The Mother Ship, in the Dominion Theatre, London, will be rockin' on all the while, keeping the home fires burning, until further notice!”

There are loads of venue-specific details concerning ticket prices, their availability and shows times, so check the news page of Brian´s site below for all the info.

Queen + Paul Rodgers hit the road on 15th September, breezing into Blighty for a series of shows starting on 10th October.

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