The troubled Spice Girls musical Viva Forever is set to say Goodbye one last time and close for good on Saturday 29th June according to tweets from cast (below). The news comes despite a recent “revamp” and discounted tickets.
Cut price Gerrard Butler type who can do a Geordie accent for hire!Viva Forever given its notice and will close 29th June.#iblamesting
— Anthony Topham (@anthony_topham) May 1, 2013
The musical, from the producer of smash hit Mamma Mia and co-written by Jennifer Saunders, has received negative press (including our own review last week) since day one.
Viva Forever opened just 6 months ago at the Piccadilly Theatre London to much hype following the Spice Girls’ high profile and lauded performance at the London Olympics.
No official statement has yet been given. This one’s for you, Viva Forever: