A Steps musical is heading to a theatre near you and it sounds like camp heaven
Posted by  badge Boss on Jan 26
Steps are finally doing a big musical based on their hits (Picture: Lorne Thomson/Redferns)

In the grand tradition of jukebox musicals, pop icons are finally getting their very own stage show.

Get ready for sparkly 90s costumes, , and epic vocals as British pop royalty is finally adapted into the camp musical we all deserve to witness.

Steps aka , , , Lee Latchford-Evans, and will produce the brand-new musical but the cast has not yet been announced.

Written by Metro’s very own columnist Shaun Kitchener, Here & Now will be based on hit songs like Heartbeat, Tragedy, and One For Sorrow with fans eagerly anticipating the soundtrack announcement.

Announcing on their official X account, Steps wrote: ‘🪩 STEPTACULAR WORLD PREMIERE 🪩 Announcing ‘Here & Now’ #TheStepsMusical based on our @OfficialSteps music! 🕺’

The show will launch at the Alexandra Theatre in Birmingham this November, running for the month with eyes on the ‘next step’ – London’s West End.

Steps added: ‘Take a chance on a happy ending! Sign up now for priority booking! 💗’

The beloved group originally formed in 1997, , and have enjoyed a string of top 10 and number 1 singles in the UK.

In July last year, the band once again announced they would be and touring to pursue other projects but nobody anticipated a musical.

Fans were thrilled at the news, with X user Zoe Elizabeth tweeting: ‘I can’t cope with how exciting this is!!! Steps + a musical is a match made in heaven!!! 😍🥳😍 EXCITED!!!’

The group is credited as producers of Here & Now (Picture: Mike Prior/Getty Images)
The musical is heading to Birmingham in November (Picture: Tim Roney/Getty Images)

‘I need this to be either absolutely amazing or a complete disaster. Either way, I CAN’T WAIT,’ joked James Chan.

Clocking the apron and name tag in the promotional clip, Ginger Hunter tweeted: ‘A musical set in a supermarket? They get locked in the freezer warehouse during a power cut and do Scared Of The Dark with full chicken tenders choreo. Here. For. It.’

Previously speaking to Metro.co.uk, shared: ‘I feel like there’s a bit of escapism when it comes to our music. People are able to leave the bags at the door when they walk into a Steps concert or even put the album on.

‘It’s definitely a safe space as well, which we always say – everybody’s welcome, nobody’s judged and we don’t apologise for what we are.’

Here & Now, the, will arrive in Birmingham on November 9.