David King for Spirit Productions Ltd presents
BROADWAY’S MULTI AWARD WINNING MUSICAL COMEDY
THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE
TO TOUR THE UK IN 2017
WITH STRICTLY COME DANCING’S JOANNE CLIFTON AS MILLIE
LEADING TELEVISION AND STAGE ACTRESS MICHELLE COLLINS AS MRS MEERS
Award winning musical Thoroughly Modern Millie is set to tour the UK in 2017 opening at New Wimbledon Theatre on Tuesday 17 January.
2016 Strictly Come Dancing finalist, World Ballroom Showdance Champion and Professional Dancer Joanne Clifton will take on the title role of Millie Dillmount, a Kansas girl determined to make it big in New York City! Joanne’s credits include Face the Music, Burn the Floor, Strictly Live Tour and Marilyn Monroe in Norma Jeane Musical.
Michelle Collins will join the cast of Thoroughly Modern Millie until Saturday 4 March as Mrs Meers. She has worked extensively in television and theatre for the last 30 years and is perhaps best known for her roles as Cindy Beale in EastEnders and Stella Price in Coronation Street. Her theatre credits include Calendar Girls (West End), The Play What I Wrote (West End), Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (UK Tour) and most recently Kindertransport (Chickenshed, London).
The cast is completed by Sam Barrett (Jimmy Smith), Graham McDuff (Trevor Graydon), Katherine Glover (Miss Dorothy), Jenny Fitzpatrick (Muzzy), Catherine Mort (Miss Flannery), Damian Buhagiar (Ching Ho), Andy Yau (Bun Foo), Emma Housley, David Muscat, Alice Baker, Lottie Summers, Laura Marie Benson, Bobby Williams, Marios Nicolaides and Laura Wilson.
Winner of six Tony Awards including Best Musical, Thoroughly Modern Millie is based on the 1967 Academy Award-winning film. Taking you back to the height of the Jazz Age in 1920s New York City, when ‘moderns’ including a flapper named Millie Dillmount were bobbing their hair, raising their hemlines, entering the workforce and rewriting the rules of love.
From explosive tap numbers to a ‘Fred and Ginger’ dance routine on a window ledge, and featuring hit songs including Gimme Gimme, Thoroughly Modern Millie and Not for the Life of Me Thoroughly Modern Millie is a brilliantly funny and entertaining show for all the family.
Tickets for Thoroughly Modern Millie are on sale now.
THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE
Book by Richard Morris and Dick Scanlan
New Music by Jeanine Tesori
New Lyrics by Dick Scanlan
Original Story and Screenplay by Richard Morris for the Universal Pictures Film
Presented by arrangement with Music Theatre International (Europe) Limited
Director and Choreographer Racky Plews
Musical Director Robert Wicks
Casting Director Sue Talbert
Celebrity Casting Advisor Bambi Haines
Executive Producer David King
Lead Producer Graham King
THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE – 2017 UK TOUR DATES
Tuesday 17 – Saturday 21 January Box Office: 0844 871 7646
New Wimbledon Theatre Website: www.atgtickets.com
Tuesday 24 – Saturday 28 January Box Office: 0844 871 7652
Milton Keynes Theatre Website: www.atgtickets.com
Monday 30 January – Saturday 4 February Box Office: 0844 871 3014
Edinburgh Playhouse Website: www.atgtickets.com
Monday 6 – Saturday 11 February Box Office: 0844 871 7648
Glasgow, King’s Theatre Website: www.atgtickets.com
Monday 13 – Saturday 18 February Box Office: 0844 871 3011
Birmingham, Alexandra Theatre Website: www.atgtickets.com
Monday 20 – Saturday 25 February Box Office: 0844 871 3017
Liverpool, Empire Theatre Website: www.atgtickets.com
Monday 27 February – Saturday 4 March Box Office: 0844 871 3024
York, Grand Opera House Website: www.atgtickets.com
Monday 6 – Saturday 11 March Box Office: 01494 512 000
High Wycombe, Swan Theatre Website: www.wycombeswan.co.uk
Monday 20 – Saturday 25 March Box Office: 023 9282 8282
Southsea, King’s Theatre Website: www.kingsportsmouth.co.uk
Monday 27 March – Saturday 1 April Box Office: 0844 871 7607
Aylesbury, Waterside Theatre Website: www.atgtickets.com
Monday 3 – Saturday 8 April Box Office: 0844 871 7650
Brighton, Theatre Royal Website: www.atgtickets.com
Monday 10 – Saturday 15 April Box Office: 01322 220000
Dartford, Orchard Theatre Website: www.orchardtheatre.co.uk
Monday 17 – Saturday 22 April Box Office: 0844 848 2700
Leeds Grand Theatre Website: www.leedsgrandtheatre.com
Monday 8 – Saturday 13 May Box Office: 0844 871 7645
Woking, New Victoria Theatre Website: www.atgtickets.com
Monday 22 – Saturday 27 May Box Office: 0844 871 3019
Manchester, Palace Theatre Website: www.atgtickets.com
Monday 5 – Saturday 10 June Box Office: 020 3285 6000
Bromley, Churchill Theatre Website: www.churchilltheatre.co.uk
Monday 19 – Saturday 24 June Box Office: 0844 871 3012
Bristol Hippodrome Website: www.atgtickets.com
More dates to be announced soon.