On the 40th anniversary since the formation of Queen, the greatest rock band of all times, We Will Rock You the record-smashing musical celebrating the career of the band, is back. A lineup of rigorously live tracks will be played by an impressive formation of singers and musicians, selected with the contribution of Brian May and Roger Taylor themselves. The first performance of WWRY, under the direction of Maurizio Colombi, was staged on 4th December 2009 at the Allianz Theatre in Assago, Milan, and turned out to be an electrifying success, with May and Taylor taking part May also playing an unforgettable live version of Bohemian Rhapsody. Today this prophetic and forward looking rock-show is once again setting Italy on fire with a tour that presents several new elements and will also visit Veneto, precisely at the Gran Theatre Geox in Padova, with five shows to be staged. Needless to say, this is one of the most awaited for events by the public, occurring on a particularly evocative year. There are in fact two recurrences in 2011 linked to the band, the first being the 40th anniversary - at the end of February - since the formation of the original band lineup and the second the 20th anniversary on the 24th of February since the death of Freddie Mercury, the undisputed leader as well musical genius and unparalleled voice. If we consider that this is the 9th running year of WWRY being staged at the Dominion Theatre, the biggest theatre in the London West End, as well as the place Mercury staged his last live gig in 1988, then we should not miss this fabulous opportunity to celebrate the legend of the Queen! The Italian version of WWRY contains, as expected, dialogues in Italian whilst, in an effort to keep intact the spirit of the original rock show, there are only two translated songs: Radio Ga Ga and No One But You (Only The Good Die Young).
Lets not forget that the last Italian edition had something in the region of 75 repeats and over 100.000 spectators in Milan, Rome, Trieste and Bologna. The main roles are covered once again by Martha Rossi (Scaramouche) who is currently also working on a solo album that has had extraordinary support from Brian May himself throughout all Queens related channels and salvo Vinci (Galileo Valentina Ferrari (Killer Queen Salvo Bruno (Khashoggi Paolo Barillari (Brit Loredana Fadda (Oz) and Massimiliano Colonna (Pop). Amongst this editions new exciting proposals there will also be an original soundtrack. The CD containing all the songs from this musical jukebox, sung by the line-up of Italian artists, will be soon played on the air and sold exclusively across theatres, starting in January 2011.