Added on 13-Jun-2008
Youngsters put on west end show to raise aids charity cash
THE songs of rock legend Queen will be heard at Elgin High School next week when the school performs the west end musical We Will Rock You.
A cast of 50 will perform the hit Ben Elton show which is based on the songs of Queen and is set in the future, in a world where musical instruments and rock’n’roll have been banned.
Performers have spent four months rehearsing for the show, which opens on Tuesday and runs until Saturday.
Principal teacher of drama Norma Watson said: “We have so many talented singers and actors, it’s the sort of musical that we would be good at.
“It’s a way of getting staff and pupils involved in something that’s not subject-based.”
Proceeds will go towards The Mercury Phoenix Trust, an Aids chttp://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/Article.aspx/688104?UserKey=0