Spice Girls Unveil New Musical ‘Viva Forever’
The Spice Girls are back to give fans what they really really want!
Melanie Chisholm (Sporty Spice), Victoria Beckham (Posh Spice), Geri Halliwell (Ginger Spice), Emma Bunton (Baby Spice), and Melanie Brown (Scary Spice) have reunited to announce plans for a musical based on their songs, titled “Viva Forever.” The show takes you on the journey of four friends whose bond becomes strained when their band enters a TV talent show and includes Spice Girls hits like “Wannabe,” “Spice Up Your Life,” “Mama,” and title track “Viva Forever” just to name a few.
Producer Jody Craymer (Mamma Mia) called the musical, with its focus on female friends and mother-daughter relationships, “a heartwarming family tale” that touches on the role of media and celebrity in the modern world.
The Spice Girls haven’t appeared together since their 2007-2008 reunion tour, which I was so lucky to get to experience at Madison Square Garden, but despite their past differences, the girls were all in good spirits and they say they are thrilled to have the honor to be a part of something so incredible.
“We’re going to be introducing a whole new generation to ‘Girl Power,'” said Posh.
“Viva Forever” begins previews November 27 and opens December 11 at London’s Piccadilly Theatre.
This NEEDS to come to the US! Hopefully if it does well, (and I’m sure it will) they’ll be allowed to show it worldwide! By the way, how amazing do they look!?! Mel C was always my favorite and I love her solo albums to death! So happy for all of them!
Which Spice Girl is/was your favorite? Will you see the musical?