The Only Way Is Essex star Jess Wright will be making her theatrical debut in Girls Just Wanna Have Fun this Autumn!
Since appearing on our screens in 2010 as a regular on ITV2’s flagship show The Only Way Is Essex, she has established herself as one of the most popular TV personalities in the UK, with her own e-commerce site and the hugely successful, elegant clothing line SISTAGLAM.
In the last ten years, she’s built up a portfolio of business interests not to mention more than 1 million Instagram followers and more than 1.46 million followers on Twitter.
In 2017, Jess appeared on ITV’s hit show Dance Dance Dance and released FI7NESS by Jessica Wright, a seven-week fitness programme.
Jess Wright, said: “I’m really excited. I’ve loved performing since I was little, and I’ve always wanted to be on stage. This show means a lot to me and the other girls since we were meant to do it last year. But now theatres are open again we’re finally getting our chance! It’s going to be a proper girl’s night out and everyone that comes along to join in the fun is going to have a blast!”
Girls Just Wanna Have Fun is co-written by Julie Coombe and the show’s director John MacIsaac. With choreography by Hayley Jane Simmons and musical arrangements by Ross Johnson. a brand-new touring comedy from the writers of the hugely successful comedy sketch show Hormonal Housewives.
Directed by John MacIsaac this brand-new musical comedy will launch at Thursday 9th September 2021. Jess Wright will share the role of Jocelyn with Stephanie Dooley from CBBC’s Creeped Out and will join the company from 8th October at Charter Hall, Colchester.
Jess Wright will be performing alongside the Legendary Nolan Sister Maureen Nolan in the role of Karen, X-Factor Finalist Niki Evans takes on the role of Jackie and completing the line-up is Olivier Award Winner Leanne Jones in the role of Angie.
Girls Just Wanna Have Fun will take a no-holds-barred comedy romp through everything life throws at a modern-day woman. Sex, diets, men, fashion, chocolate, wine and more wine all feature in a riotous script that promises to be the girl’s night out to remember.
The show will also feature some of the biggest and most iconic of all pop anthems including 9 to 5, We Are Family, Get The Party Started, I’m In the Mood For Dancing and of course Cyndi Lauper’s classic Girls Just Wanna Have Fun. By the end of the night everyone will be dancing in the aisles!