News: Full Cast Announced For UK Tour Of An Officer And A Gentleman The Musical

January 31, 2024
News: Full Cast Announced For UK Tour Of An Officer And A Gentleman The Musical

An Officer And A Gentleman The Musical, opening in February at The Alexandra in Birmingham, has announced its full cast today. The production opens on the 23rd February 2024 and is booking through to 9th November 2024.

Joining the previously announced Luke Baker as Zack Mayo, Georgia Lennon as Paula Pokrifiki, Jamal Crawford as Gunnery Sergeant Emil Foley, Paul French as Sid Worley and Sinead Long as Lynette Pomeroy in An Officer And A Gentlemen, are Melanie Masson (The X-Factor) as Esther Pokrifki, Tim Rogers (West Side Story, UK Tour) as Byron Mayo, Olivia Foster-Browne (Grease, West End) as Casey Seegar and Lucas Piquero (Sister Act, Frankfurt) as Eduardo Cortez with Chris Breistein (School of Rock, UK Tour) as Finman, Wendi Harriott (The Voice UK) as Aunt Bunny, James Wilkinson-Jones (South Pacific Sadler’s Wells/UK Tour) as Troy and Danny Whelan (Miss Saigon, Sheffield Crucible) as Craig. The cast is completed by Julia Jones (MAMMA MIA! The Party, The O2), Etisyai Philip (Cluedo, UK Tour), Mia Harrison (Million Dollar Quartet, Norwegian Cruise Line), Lukin Simmonds (Annie, UK Tour), Will May (The Twelve Tenors, European Tour) and Ellie Grace Cousins (MAMMA MIA!, Novello Theatre).

An Officer And A Gentlemen 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.

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 has a book by Douglas Day Stewart & Sharleen Cooper Cohen and will be directed by Artistic Director of Curve, Nikolai Foster, with set & costume design by Michael Taylor, choreography by Joanna Goodwin, musical supervision and orchestration by George Dyer, lighting design by Ben Cracknell, sound design by Tom Marshall, wig, hair and make up design by Sam Cox, musical direction by Christopher Duffy, casting by Debbie O’Brien and associate direction by Michaela Powell. 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.

Tour Schedule

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

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

8 – 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

1 – 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