From the producer of Thriller Live comes a major new musical about legendary musician Chaka Khan. I’m Every Woman – The Chaka Khan Musical follows the life and songs of one of the world’s most gifted and celebrated singers. We were lucky to go and attend a workshop presentation of this new musical and here are five reasons why you should get excited about it:
Not just another Jukebox Musical: I'm Every Woman boldly steps away from the conventional jukebox musical format, offering audiences a fresh and contemporary look into the vibrant life of Chaka Khan. This musical doesn't just rely on the hits; it weaves a narrative that delves into the highs and lows of Khan's journey, providing an intimate portrayal of the woman behind the music.
Iconic songs take centre stage: Prepare to be immersed in a musical journey through the decades as I'm Every Woman features Chaka Khan's most iconic songs, including the timeless 'Ain't Nobody’, the Grammy-winning 'I Feel For You’, the soulful 'Through the Fire’, and, of course, the empowering anthem 'I'm Every Woman’. The musical promises a soul-stirring experience, with each song contributing to the rich tapestry of Chaka Khan's musical legacy.
Stellar cast and creative team: A production of this magnitude demands nothing short of excellence. With a talent-packed cast and a creative team that brings together the best in the industry, the musical is poised to capture the essence of Chaka Khan's spirit. From powerhouse vocalists to seasoned actors, the ensemble is set to breathe life into the narrative, ensuring an unforgettable experience for the audience.
Woman power unleashed: At its core, I'm Every Woman is a celebration of womanhood and empowerment. The narrative delves into Chaka Khan's personal and professional triumphs, crafting a story that resonates with the strength, resilience, and power of women. In a world where stories about women breaking barriers are more crucial than ever, this musical stands as a beacon of inspiration and a testament to the enduring strength of the female spirit.
World premiere excitement: The anticipation is heightened by the fact that I'm Every Woman: The Chaka Khan Musical is set to make its world premiere in the autumn of 2024. Be among the first to witness the birth of a spectacular production that promises to redefine the musical landscape. This premiere marks the beginning of a new chapter in the legacy of Chaka Khan, and the excitement surrounding this debut is palpable – a once-in-a-lifetime experience for fans and theatre enthusiasts alike.
Grab your tickets when they’re available and get ready to be swept away by the magic of Chaka Khan's world like never before.