Susan Boyle to play herself in a musical

November 29th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS  

London, Nov 29 (IANS) Scottish singer Susan Boyle is set to star in a musical that will chronicle her rise to fame.

The “Britain’s Got Talent” star has revealed that she is in the final stages of planning the show.

“I’m definitely going to be on stage. I’d rather do that than having to sit watching people up there looking like me,” quoted Boyle as saying.

“I want to be doing the music parts, so I’ll be coming in and out of the show. I’m looking forward to doing some live work. It’ll be really nice to see so many of the people who have supported me in person,” she added.

Boyle, 49, who came from a poverty stricken background and lived alone with her pet cat, rose to limelight last year as a contestant on talent hunt show “Britain’s Got Talent”. Even though she didn’t win the contest, her powerful voice and plain appearence made her popular among judges as well as the audiences.

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