FOOTLOOSE THE MUSICAL TOUR
The smash hit musical Footloose: The Musical is back on tour with Gareth Gates playing the role of Willard
The rest of the cast includes Maureen Nolan as Vi Moore and Luke Baker as Ren McCormack. They will be joined by Hannah Price as Ariel Moore, Nigel Lister as Reverend Shaw Moore, Nicky Swift as Ethel McCormack, Joanna Sawyer as Rusty, Natasha Brown as Wendy-Jo, Miracle Chance as Urleen and Scott Haining as Bickie with Lauren Storer, Natalie Morton-Graham, Luke Thornton and Alex Marshall.
Footloose the musical tells the story of Ren McCormack who is forced to move from Chicago to a small town nobody has ever heard of - Beaumont.
He soon finds himself at odds with the repressive atmosphere there where the spiritual life of the community is overseen by the power local minister Reverend Moore.
Ren is stunned to learn that dancing is not allowed anywhere within the town limits of Beaumont, but discovers that this law dates back five years to a car accident that claimed the lives of four Beaumont teenagers. In the flood of grief after the tragedy the Rev Moore managed to convince the town council to ban dancing.
Ren vows to "take on this town" and incites a revolution by his classmates to throw a dance.
Footloose is packed full of electrifying dance routines and classic 80's anthems including Holding Out For A Hero, Almost Paradise, Let’s Hear It For The Boy and of course Footloose
The musical is based on the hit 80's movie which launched the careers of Kevin Bacon, Sarah Jessica Parker and Jon Lithgow.
Footloose: The Musical has music by Tom Snow and lyrics by Dean Pitchford, and is adapted for the stage by Dean Pitchrord and Walter Bobbie. It is based on the original screenplay by Dean Pitchford. It is directed and choreographed by Racky Plews (American Idiot, West End) It is produced by David Hutchinson and Phillip Rowntree for Sell A Door Theatre Company and Tristan Baker & Charlie Parsons for Runaway Entertainment. It is presented by arrangement with R&H Theatricals Europe.
THIS TOUR ENDED ON 22ND OCTOBER 2016