Having enjoyed two highly successful UK tours, Footloose is back to wow audiences around the UK with its dazzling choreography, incredible energy and classic 80s numbers, including the eponymous smash hit Footloose, Holding Out For a Hero, Almost Paradise and Let's Hear It For The Boy. Based on the award-winning iconic film, Footloose the Musical production stars pop music sensation Gareth Gates asWilliard!
When young city boy Ren Mcormack moves to the small rural town in Midwestern America, he is horrified to discover that dancing and rock music is illegal. Yet with the help of his friend, Williard Hewit, and his rebellious love interest Ariel, Ren is determined to overturn the dancing ban and loosen up the conservative, religious town.
Directed by Racky Plews and choreographed by Matt Cole, Footloose will undoubtedly have you leaving the cinema wanting to move your feet. Cut loose and enjoy an unforgettable, fun-filled evening of high-energy dancing and excitement!
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Venue: The Alexandra , Birmingham
Running time: TBC
The running time for Footloose the Musical has not been announced yet.
Most performances for Footloose the Musical has been rescheduled, but it still plans to go on tour in 2020. Here are some of the amended dates: Royal Theatre Glasgow from the 3rd-8th August 2020, New Theatre Oxford 1st -5th September, the Alexandra Biringham 14th-19th September, Manchester Opera House 5th-10th October,Edinburgh Playhouse 13th-16th October, New Victoria Theatre 26th-31st October, Regent Theatre Stoke-On-Trent 9th-14th November, Milton Keynes Theatre 11th-16th January, New Wimbledon Theatre 8th-13th March.
Footloose the Musical 2020 cast consists of Gareth Gates and Darren Day along with Geri Allen, Holly Ashton, Jess Barker, Ben Barrow, Alex Fobbester, Josh Hawkins, Lucy Ireland, Evie Rose Lane, Ben Mabberley, Daniel Miles, Tom Mussell, Samantha Richards, Dionne Ward Anderson and Anna Westlake.What songs are in Footloose the Musical?
The main songs in Footloose the Musical are Holding Out for a Hero, Almost Paradise, Let’s Hear It for the Boy, Footloose, Somebody’s Eyes, the Gir Gets Around, Heaven Help Me, I’m Free and many others.
Based on the 1980s film, Footloose the Musical follows the story of city boy Ren who must move to a small town in rural America, where dancing and rock music is illegal. With the help of his friends, he loosens up the conservative town and overturns the dancing ban.
Footloose the Musical was written by Dean Pitchfordm Tom Snow and Walter Bobbie.
Footloose the Musical first premiered on Broadway in 1998.
Racky Plews directed the 2020 UK adaptation and Matt Cole choreographed Footloose the Musical.
The recommended age of Footloose the Musical is 13+.
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