Footloose The Musical 2022 tour tickets, venues and dates with Jake Quickenden

All about the 2022 Footloose The Musical tour in the UK

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Footloose The Musical is hitting the road for a new UK tour in 2022 – here’s all you need to know.

The hit musical tells the story of city boy Ren who moves to a rural American town where dancing and rock music are banned. Taking matters into his own hands, soon Ren has all hell breaking loose and the whole town on its feet.

Based on the 1980s screen sensation which took the world by storm, Footloose The Musical features classics like Holding Out for a Hero, Almost Paradise, Let’s Hear It For The Boyand of course the unforgettable title track Footloose.

The tour cast will feature Dancing On Ice winner and theatre star Jake Quickenden as Willard (at certain dates), joined by Darren Day as Reverend Moore.

Footloose The Musical 2022 tour tickets, dates and venues

Book tickets Plymouth Theatre Royal
14 February 2022 - 19 February 2022

Book tickets Brighton Theatre Royal
21 February 2022 - 26 February 2022

Book tickets Manchester Manchester Opera House
28 February 2022 - 05 March 2022

Book tickets Peterborough New Theatre
15 March 2022 - 19 March 2022

Book tickets Stoke Stoke Regent Theatre
21 March 2022 - 26 March 2022

Book tickets York Theatre Royal
28 March 2022 - 02 April 2022

Book tickets Cheltenham Cheltenham Everyman Theatre
04 April 2022 - 09 April 2022

Book tickets Blackpool Blackpool Opera House
11 April 2022 - 16 April 2022

Book tickets Birmingham Alexandra Theatre
18 April 2022 - 23 April 2022

Book tickets Doncaster Doncaster Cast
25 April 2022 - 30 April 2022

Book tickets Southampton Mayflower Theatre
03 May 2022 - 07 May 2022

Book tickets Aylesbury Waterside Theatre
09 May 2022 - 14 May 2022

Book tickets Malvern Malvern Theatre
16 May 2022 - 21 May 2022

Book tickets Llandudno Llandudno Venue Cymru
23 May 2022 - 28 May 2022

Book tickets Cardiff New Theatre
30 May 2022 - 04 June 2022

Book tickets Sunderland Empire Theatre
06 June 2022 - 11 June 2022

Book tickets Woking New Victoria Theatre
13 June 2022 - 18 June 2022

Book tickets Bradford Alhambra Theatre
20 June 2022 - 25 June 2022

Book tickets Oxford Oxford New Theatre
28 June 2022 - 02 July 2022

Book tickets Wolverhampton Grand Theatre
04 July 2022 - 09 July 2022

Book tickets Barnstaple Queens Theatre
11 July 2022 - 16 July 2022

Book tickets Edinburgh Edinburgh Playhouse
19 July 2022 - 23 July 2022

Book tickets Aberdeen Aberdeen
25 July 2022 - 30 July 2022

Book tickets Glasgow Kings Theatre
01 August 2022 - 06 August 2022

Book tickets London New Wimbledon Theatre
15 August 2022 - 20 August 2022

Meet the cast

Dancing On Ice winner and theatre star Jake Quickenden will star as Willard (to 23 July) with Darren Day as Reverend Moore.

Jake said: “I can’t wait to get out on tour with Footloose, after such a strange and difficult time we will finally be able to join our friends and family in the theatre for a truly feel -good night out. This show is packed full of amazing 80’s hits I can’t think of a better tonic for 2022.”

Darren added: “I was a teenager in the 80’s, which is such an impressionable age for movies and music. This is one of the most iconic films and soundtracks from my teenage years. I can remember hearing Footloose on the radio for the first time and thinking… what a tune! I’m really looking forward to seeing you there.”

Completing the cast are Lucy Munden (Ariel), Oonagh Cox (Rusty), Anna Westlake (Lulu) Alex Fobbester (Bickle) Ben Barrow (Wes) Ben Mabberley (Jeter) Geri Allen (Ethal) Holly Ashton (Vi) Jess Barker (Wendi-Jo) Joshua Hawkins (Ren) Samantha Richards (Urleen) Tom Mussell (Chuck) and Daniel Miles and Lucy Ireland as off-stage swings.

The tour is directed by Racky Plews, with choreography from Matt Cole, musical supervision by Mark Crosslandand design by Sara Perkswith lighting design from Chris Daveyand sound design from Chris Whybrow.

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