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Prepare to be swept off your feet - the Curve production of AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN THE MUSICAL is returning to the UK! The show opens at The Alexandra, Birmingham, on 23 February 2024 and will be heading to the Manchester Opera House from 30 April – 4 May 2024.

Based on the 1982 film starring Richard Gere, AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN THE MUSICAL has a book by Douglas Day Stewart & Sharleen Cooper Cohen and will be directed by Artistic Director of Curve, Nikolai Foster, with choreography by Joanna Goodwin.

Casting to be announced.

AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN THE MUSICAL is based on the award-winning 80s movie which starred Richard Gere. This timeless story of love, courage, and redemption will make your heart soar and leave you breathless, longing for more. Be part of the emotional journey of Zack Mayo, a fearless young officer candidate, and the captivating Paula Pokrifki, whose fiery spirit matches his own. Their encounters ignite a spark that transcends boundaries, awakening a passionate love that defies all odds.

With every note, every step, and every heartfelt ballad, immerse yourself in this romantic masterpiece. Set to a smash-hit soundtrack featuring the songs of Madonna, Bon Jovi, Cyndi Lauper, Blondie, and many more, the power of music will carry you through the highs and lows of their extraordinary love story, including the award-winning (Love Lift Us) Up Where We Belong.

AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN THE MUSICAL invites you into a world where dreams and destinies intertwine. Don't miss your chance to experience this captivating romance brought to life on stage.

Director, Nikolai Foster said: “filled with love and quiet profundity, An Officer and a Gentleman sensitively charts the lives of working class, military folk in America in the early 1980s. We are proud to be working alongside the film’s creator Douglas Day Stewart, producer Jamie Wilson, Sharleen Cooper Cohen and an incredible creative team to present this beautiful and inspiring story. We are excited to share some iconic 80s songs and this moving story with audiences across the UK.”

AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN THE MUSICAL UK Tour will have musical supervision and orchestration by George Dyer, set & costume design by Michael Taylor, lighting design by Ben Cracknell, sound design by Tom Marshall, wig, hair and make up design by Sam Cox and casting by Debbie O’Brien. This Made at Curve production is produced by Jamie Wilson, Jack Maple, Gavin Kalin and Jason Haigh-Ellery in association with Paramount Pictures and Warner Bros Theatre Ventures.


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23 February – 2 March Birmingham Alexandra

5 – 9 March Glasgow Kings Theatre

12 – 16 March Belfast Grand Opera House

19 – 23 March Llandudno Venue Cymru

25 – 30 March Bradford, Alhambra Theatre

1 – 6 April London New Wimbledon Theatre

15 – 20 April Cardiff Wales Millennium Centre

23 – 27 April Brighton Theatre Royal

30 April – 4 May Manchester Opera House

6 – 11 May Stoke Regent Theatre

13 – 18 May Newcastle Theatre Royal

20 – 25 May Dartford Orchard Theatre

27 May – 1 June Oxford New Theatre

4 – 8 June York Grand Opera House

17 – 22 June Sheffield Lyceum

25 – 29 June Southampton’s Mayflower Theatre

2 – 6 July Torquay Princess Theatre

9 – 13 July Canterbury Marlowe

16 – 20 July Southend Cliffs Pavilion

22 – 27 July Liverpool Empire Theatre

29 July – 3 August Nottingham Theatre Royal

5 – 10 August Woking New Victoria Theatre

12 – 17 August Leicester Curve

20 – 24 August Truro Hall for Cornwall

2 – 7 September Bristol Hippodrome

10 – 14 September Ipswich Regent Theatre

17 – 21 September Eastbourne Congress

23 – 28 September Wolverhampton Grand

30 September – 5 October Blackpool Opera House

8 – 12 October Aberdeen His Majesty’s Theatre

21 – 26 October Milton Keynes Theatre

28 October – 2 November Bromley Churchill Theatre

4 – 9 November Hull New Theatre

12 – 16 November Carlisle Sands Centre


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