News: Full cast announced for the UK tour of An Officer and a Gentleman

The producers of the Curve production of An Officer and a Gentleman are delighted to announce the full cast for the UK Tour, which opens at The Alexandra, Birmingham, on 23 February 2024 booking through to 9 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 Gentleman 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 Gentleman 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.

With every note, every step, and every heartfelt ballad, immerse yourself in this romantic masterpiece. 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 invites you into a world where dreams and destinies intertwine. Don’t miss your chance to experience this captivating romance brought to life on stage.

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.


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               

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