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Respect La Diva at Garrick Theatre from 7 Sep 2011
Respect La Diva, celebrating the greatest hits of five decades of Divas from Beyonce to Bassey, will open at the Garrick Theatre 8 Sep 2011, following previews from 7 Sep - for a limited 3 week run to 24 Sep 2011.
It is conceived and directed by Adrian Grant, the creator of the show "Thriller Live".
The show is hosted by X-Factor finalist Andy Abraham with singers including Sheila Ferguson (from The Three Degrees), Denise Pearson (from Five Star), Katy Setterfield (from BBC1 show The One And Only) and Zoe Birkett (from 2002's Pop Idol & West End musicals), alongside a cast of West End singers, dancers and a live band.
Respect La Diva showcases songs by iconic Divas including Diana Ross, Tina Turner, Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston, Etta James, Shirley Bassey, Mariah Carey, Beyonce, Alicia Keys, Dusty Springfield and many more.
It is designed by Jonathan Park, lighting by Paul Moorhouse, choreography by Racky Plews, sound by Phillip Cluskey, and produced by Adrian Grant for Baronet Entertainment.