SPICE GIRLS RE-UNITE IN LONDON AFTER 4 YEARS…
British pop girl group,Spice Girls reunited onstage Tuesday to announce details of a musical based on their songs, a tale of fame and female friendship that will open in London in the fall.
The music of the 1990s pop group is being revived in “Viva Forever,” which tells the story of four friends whose bond is tested when their band enters a TV talent show. The Spice Girls said they were delighted with the show, which is produced by Judy Craymer.
“It’s better than we could ever have imagined,” said Melanie “Sporty Spice” Chisholm of the show, written by comedian Jennifer Saunders, who co-created TV sitcom “Absolutely Fabulous.” “They sing it better than us,” added Melanie Brown, the band’s “Scary Spice.
They were joined by Band members Emma Bunton, Geri Halliwell and Victoria Beckham also known as Baby, Ginger and Posh for a media launch in the grand neo-Gothic hotel where the video for their 1996 No. 1 hit “Wannabe” was filmed. The last time they reunited was 2008 for their reunion tour .
“Viva Forever” previews from Nov 27 and opens Dec. 11 at London’s Piccadilly Theatre. Giztzzz… madetv!