THE WORLD PREMIER OF AN ICONIC FILM
Based on the Oscar-winning film starring Richard Gere, the new musical, written by Douglas Day Stewart features many 80s classics, including ‘Alone’, ‘Girls Just Want to Have Fun’, ‘Toy Soldiers’and the hit song from the movie ‘Up Where We Belong’.
An Officer and a Gentleman is one of the highest grossing films of all time and tells the story of Zack Mayo, a trainee US Navy Pilot who learns the importance of love and friendship when he falls for local girl, Paula Pokrifki, and tragedy befalls his fellow candidate. Zack must find the courage to be himself to truly become an officer and a gentleman.
The world premier will star four-time Laurence Olivier award-nominated actress and Halifax-born, Emma Williams as Pokrifiki and Jonny Fines in the iconic role of Zack Mayo; the role made famous by Gere. The show will also feature Ray Shell ( as Foley, Olivier-nominated actor Ian Macintosh as Sid Worley, and BBC 1’s Over The Rainbow finalist, Jessica Daley as Lynette Pomeroy.
An Officer and a Gentleman The Musical is at Leeds Grand Theatre from Tuesday 24 to Saturday 28 April 2018.
To book call 0844 848 2700