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Charlottetown Festival announces return of ‘Bittergirl: The Musical’


CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. – “Bittergirl: The Musical’’ will return to The Mack in Charlottetown this year with new songs and scenes.

London West End veteran Nicola Dawn Brook joins the cast of ‘Bittergirl: The Musical’ as it returns to the Charlottetown Festival this summer.

The Charlottetown Festival announced the complete cast recently.

Jay Davis, Steffi DiDomenicantonio and Marisa McIntyre, all return from the 2015 premiere and will be joined by London West End veteran Nicola Dawn Brook.

Brook is no stranger to musical comedy, bringing howls to the Homburg all summer in the 2016 production of “Mamma Mia!’’. As former Dynamo, Rosie. She also recently appeared in Mirvish’s mega-hit “Kinky Boots’’ and has performed in her native United Kingdom with the Prince of Wales Theatre and Victoria Palace, and on screen in “Sweeney Todd’’ and “The X-Factor’’.

Brook is thrilled to return to the Island.

“I’m a huge fan of 60s music and coupled with its hilarious script, I think we’re going to get up to some giggles on stage,’’ Brook said. “I love to make people laugh, especially when the news makes you want to scream.’’

“Bittergirl’’ will feature the same girl-group hits like “I’m Gonna Make You Love Me’’, “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough’’, “I Will Survive’’ and “Too Many Fish In The Sea’’.

“Bittergirl’’ tickets are 40 per cent off for a special Valentine’s Day promotion. Use the promotional code ‘love’ between Feb. 11 and 14. This promotion applies to dates between July 8 and 19.

For tickets, visit the Confederation Centre box office in person, call 902-566-1267 or online at confederationcentre.com/theatre.

 

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