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X Factor musical I Can’t Sing to open at the Palladium next year

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Producers of The X Factor musical have confirmed that the show, called I Can’t Sing!, will open at the London Palladium in February next year.

It will preview from February 27, 2014, with press night on March 26.

The show has music by Steve Brown, who has also penned the lyrics with Harry Hill. Hill has written the show’s book.

In a statement, Hill and Brown explained that I Can’t Sing! is the title of one of the songs in the musical.

“We are thrilled to be bringing this all-singing, all-dancing, mickey-taking spectacular to the home of entertainment itself, the London Palladium,” they added.

I Can’t Sing! will be directed by Sean Foley, and will have choreography by Kate Prince, design by Es Devlin and lighting design by Jon Clark.

It is produced by Stage Entertainment and Simon Cowell’s production company Syco Entertainment.

The opening of the musical was announced today as ITV revealed that the tenth series of The X Factor, which will be broadcast later this year, will see Sharon Osbourne rejoin the programme as a judge. She will appear alongside Gary Barlow, Louis Walsh and Nicole Scherzinger.

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