Full casting announced for ‘Footloose: The Musical’ UK Tour

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Full casting announced for ‘Footloose: The Musical’ UK Tour

Full casting has been announced for the UK Tour of Footloose: The Musical.

Featuring the previously announced Gareth Gates as Willard and Maureen Nolan as Vi Moore, the tour opens at the New Wimbledon Theatre on Friday 21 April and includes a strictly limited West End season at The Peacock, playing for three weeks from Tuesday 12 September 2017. 

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.

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 YouWatermill Theatre) as Ethel McCormack, Laura Sillett (Grease, International Tour) as Rusty, Connor Going (The Pirates of PenzanceSh*tfaced Shakesepare) as Chuck, Emma Fraser (The VaudevilliansLes 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 DowlingGrace LancasterLaurence LiborJamie Ross and Lauren Storer.

 Based on the 1984 screen sensation starring Kevin Bacon, Footloose: The Musical tells the story of city boy Ren, who has to move to a rural backwater in America where dancing is banned. All hell breaks out as Ren breaks loose, and soon has the whole town up on its feet. 

Featuring classic 80s hits including Holding Out for a HeroAlmost ParadiseLet’s Hear it for the Boy and the unforgettable title track, Footloose: The Musical is set to take the world by storm once again, bursting with youthful spirit, dazzling dance and electrifying music.

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