Alexandra Burke is to star in a stage adaptation of My Best Friend’s Wedding, which opens for a UK tour next year.
The musical will be based on the film of the same name, and will feature pop anthems by Burt Bacharach and Hal David.
Burke will star in the show as Julianne Potter, played by Julia Roberts in the 1997 film, with further casting to be announced.
The show has a book by Ronald Bass, who wrote the film, and Jonathan Harvey, and it will be directed by Rachel Kavanaugh.
My Best Friend’s Wedding is being produced by Michael Harrison and David Ian, and will open at the Theatre Royal Plymouth on September 16 ahead of a UK and Ireland tour.
Dates will include shows in Manchester, Leicester, Aberdeen, Wolverhampton, Dublin and Sheffield, and it is currently booking until December 5, 2020.