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Lily Allen has been seen leaving her opening night of her theatre show 2:22 A Ghost with her co-star Jake Wood.
The singer, who recently celebrated being two years sober, wore an all-black ensemble as she exited the stage doors, beaming with delight at how well the first show went down.
Starring alongside actors Jake, 49, of EastEnders fame, Silent House star Julia Chen and City of Angels’ Hadley Fraser, Lily pleasantly surprised early viewers of the show with her acting performance.
"I had goosebumps at the end, the audience were screaming. What a play, what a show, what a cast. It’s unbelievable that was her west end debut,” praised one twitter user in response.
“Ok, WOW @lilyallen talent knows no bounds. Singer, songwriter… and actress – what a stage debut tonight and well-deserved standing ovation.” Another user gushed.
The play is being shown at the Noël Coward theatre in London and depicts the story of a woman who fears her house is haunted, convincing friends during a dinner party to stay up all night to find out for sure.
Described as a supernatural thriller, by the end viewers were truly spooked.
This did not stop fans however from crowding backstage to catch a glimpse of Lily afterwards.
To their delight, the 36 year old stopped to sign autographs and take selfies with them which the singer shared footage of, captured by a fan on social media.
Lily, who previously hit back at people who commented on her weight loss, looked visibly gracious in receiving the attention, no doubt relieved from the nervousness that typically comes with acting opening night of a West End show now that it was over.
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"I’m so happy to be working on this wonderful play with such lovely people and in such a prestigious beautiful theatre,” she wrote on her Twitter page.
“A true privilege being one of the first shows back in the theatre. I feel like the luckiest lady in town. @222aghoststory BUY SOME TICKETS.”
Lily, of course, is no stranger to performing live and told followers she has loved every minute of getting back onstage.
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“The live performance aspect of my career has always been the most thrilling part for me, connecting with a group of individuals and the spontaneity of whatever happens on the night," she said.
"I feel that stepping into this play is an exciting natural extension of that and affords me the best of all worlds,” she added. “I get to show the West End audiences how much I love live performance and being in front of an audience.”
From the rave reviews of the play already, it looks like Lily has already found her feet.
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