Susan Boyle joins cast of I Dreamed A Dream for performance at the Liverpool Empire

SUSAN Boyle will be joining the cast of I Dreamed A Dream, the musical based on her life story, which is to visit the Liverpool Empire in April for one week only.

Her appearance in the musical will be the first opportunity for people to watch this global singing sensation perform in the UK on stage since the Britain’s Got Talent tour in 2009.

She said: “I am thrilled to be a part of the musical about my life story and very much looking forward to stepping on stage and performing with the cast.

“It is an honest portrayal of my life and has been a cathartic process to be involved in.”

Leading the cast and orchestra and taking on the lead role of Susan Boyle is Elaine C Smith, star of hit West End stage play Calendar Girls and best known as Mary Doll in Rab C Nesbitt on the BBC.

I Dreamed A Dream can be seen at the Liverpool Empire from April 17-21. Call 0844 871 3017 or visit