- Opening Night: 15 May 2018
- Performance: 19 May 2018
A brand new musical that will simply sweep you off your feet! An Officer and a Gentleman is based on the Oscar-winning film starring Richard Gere. Its feel-good soundtrack includes the hit song from the movie Up Where We Belong along with many 80s classic anthems including Girls Just Want to Have Fun, Material Girl, Don’t Cry Out Loud, Alone, Toy Soldiers, I Was Made For Lovin’ You, and The Final Countdown.
Zack Mayo is in training to become a US Navy Pilot. When he rolls into boot camp with a bit too much swagger, drill Sergeant Foley doesn’t make life easy for hi,. When he falls for local girl Paula Pokrifki and tragedy befalls his friend and fellow candidate, Zack realises the importance of love and friendship and finds the courage to be himself and win the heart of the woman he loves. It’s only then he can truly become and Officer and a Gentleman.
With direction by Nikolai Foster (Artistic Director Curve, Annie, Calamity Jane), choreography by Kate Prince (Into the Hoods, Groove on Down the Road, ZooNation) and musical supervision by Tony Award-winning Sarah Travis (Sweeney Todd, Sister Act), this inspiring, breathtakingly romantic musical celebrates triumph over adversity and features one of the most iconic romantic scenes ever portrayed on screen.
Let Love Lift You Up where you belong!
- Performance Times: Evenings at 19:30; Wednesday matinee at 14:00; Saturday matinee at 14:30