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Channing Tatum brings Magic Mike Live show to London

Production image from Magic Mike Live, Las Vegas. Photo credit: Jerry Metellus
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Channing Tatum is bringing a live show based on the film Magic Mike to London’s Hippodrome Casino.

Magic Mike Live begins previews on November 10 and opens on November 28. It is currently booking until April 28, 2019.

Conceived and co-directed by Tatum, Magic Mike Live is a large-scale live strip show based on the Magic Mike films, which tell the story of a 19-year-old entering the world of male stripping. The show first launched a year ago in Las Vegas.

The theatre at the Hippodrome Casino is being transformed into 325-seat performance space for the show. Guests must be at least 18 years old to attend.

Chief executive of the Hippodrome Casino, Simon Thomas, said: “In so many ways Magic Mike Live is a perfect fit for us.

“Since 1900, the venue has been delighting, shocking and reinventing the way London and its visitors are entertained. This is yet another example of how the Hippodrome resolutely refuses to stand still.”

He added: “As we prepare to close our theatre for a three-month, multi-million pound refurbishment, my senior management and our 730 employees look forward to joining all of London in giving Channing Tatum, the incredibly talented performers and his world-class production team, the warmest welcome the capital can muster.”

Magic Mike Live in London is co-directed by Tatum and Alison Faulk, with Teresa Espinosa as associate director, and choreographed by Faulk, Espinosa and Luke Broadlick.

The show has production design by Rachel O’Toole, set design by Rob Bissinger and Anita LaScala, costumes by Marina Toybina, lighting by Philip Gladwell and video by Luke Halls.

Musical supervision is by Jack Rayner, with sound by Nick Kourtides.

Magic Mike Live is produced in London by Tatum, Reid Carolin, Greg Jacobs, Peter Kiernan, Steven Soderbergh, Nick Wechsler and United Talent Agency in association with Warner Bros., Vincent Marini, the Hippodrome Casino, Bruce Robert Harris and Jack W. Batman, TSG Entertainment and Ashley DeSimone, Richard Winkler, and the Creative House.

If you are interested in working on Magic Mike Live, click here to apply for backstage opportunities. 

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