Are you as excited as I am to hear that the brilliant movie classic Footloose will be gracing the stage at The Peacock, Sadlers Wells in Central London this month?
This production stars Gareth Gates as Willard and Maureen Nolan as Vi Moore.
Joshua Dowen will play Ren McCormack, the role immortalised on screen by Kevin Bacon. Joshua’s stage credits include Dogfight at Southwark Playhouse, Cool Rider at the Duchess Theatre and All or Nothing at the Vaults Festival.
This 1984 classic film is known for it’s toe-tapping music and great choreography and the stage version looks just as thrilling.
Take a look at the trailer…
The cast also features Hannah Price (reprising her performance from the 2016 tour) as Ariel Moore, Reuven Gershon (Let It Be, West End and Broadway) as Reverend Shaw, Lindsay Goodhand (Crazy For You, Watermill Theatre) as Ethel McCormack, Laura Sillett (Grease, International Tour) as Rusty, Connor Going (The Pirates of Penzance, Sh*tfaced Shakesepare) as Chuck, Emma Fraser (The Vaudevillians, Les Enfants Terribles) as Wendy Jo, Gracie Lai (Avenue Q, UK Tour) as Urleen, Tomas Wolstenhome (Once, West End) as Bickle, Dominic Gee Burch as Jeter and Alex Marshall (Buddy, UK Tour) as Wes. The cast also includes Luke Dowling, Grace Lancaster, Laurence Libor, Jamie Ross and Lauren Storer.
Don’t forget the amazing songs, such as “Holding out for a Hero”, “Let’s Hear it for the Boy” and of course the title track “Footloose”!
- Did you know that the Footloose Film Soundtrack Album ended Michael Jackson’s Thriller Album Year-long reign?
- It went on to sell over 17 million copies
- The film was nominated for a Golden Globe
- Footloose and Let’s Hear it for the Boy tracks were both nominated for an Academy Award
- Footloose – The Musical opened in Broadway in 1998 – 709 performances
- Footloose – The Musical opened in London in 2006
Music: Tom Snow
Lyrics: Dean Pitchford
Adapted for stage: Dean Pitchford & Walter Bobbie
Director: Recky Plews (American Idiot, West End)
Choreography: Matthew Cole
Design: Sara Perks
Musical Supervision: Mark Crossland
Producers: David Hutchinson & Phillip Roundtree for Selladoor Productions, Tristan Baker and Charlie Parsons for Runaway Entertainment, Jason Haigh-Ellery and Stephen McGill Productions. It is presented by arrangement with R&H Theatricals Europe.
Relive the magic at The Peacock Theatre… Grab a ticket, before they sell out.
Performance Dates: 12th – 30th September 2017
Tue – Sat at 7.30pm
Wed 27 at 2.30pm
Sat at 2.30pm
Sun at 2pm & 6.30pm
Venue: Peacock Theatre, Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HT
Running Time: 2hrs 30mins (incl. 20 min interval)
Ticket Price: Tuesday – Thursday: £15, £25, £32.50, £39.50, £49.50
Friday – Sunday: £15, £25, £37.50, £45, £55
Excludes Sat evening performances, and £15 & £25 seats.
(booking must include at least 1 full-paying adult)
Box Office – Sadlers Wells Box Office 020 7863 8000
Age Rating 10+
Mild Sexual Content
Review coming soon!