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Gareth Gates Stars in World Premiere of Footloose at Bridlington Spa

Gareth Gates Stars in World Premiere of Footloose at Bridlington Spa

The worldwide smash hit musical, Footloose, is set to burst back onto the stage and back into the hearts of the nation, premiering at The Bridlington Spa on Sunday 29th and Monday 30th January 2016. This will be closely followed by a week-long run at the venue from Monday 2nd February, as part of the new, exciting, major tour.

Featuring classic 80’s hits, including ‘Holding out for a Hero’, ‘Almost Paradise’, ‘Let’s Hear it for the Boy’ and the unforgettable title track ‘Footloose’, combined with dazzling dance moves, the musical is expected to take the world by storm once again in 2016.

Footloose is based on the 1984 screen sensation, starring Kevin Bacon, which tells the wonderful story of city teenager Ren, who has to move to a small town in America, where all rock music and dancing has been banned. As his rebellious spirit begins to break loose, Ren is the only one with the courage to abolish the ban and revitalise the spirit of the repressed townspeople. A classic tale of teenage rebellion and repression, Footloose features a delightful combination of dance choreography and touching performances.

Starring Gareth Gates as Willard, who has most recently enjoyed a successful career on stage, including favourites such as Les Miserables, Legally Blonde and Joseph and the Technicolour Dreamcoat.

During its’ first release in 1984, Footloose became the highest grossing February release in US film history, the soundtrack went on to top album charts all over the world and sold in excess of 17 million copies. The much-loved musical was also nominated for a Golden Globe and first screened on Broadway in 1998, where it ran for huge 709 performances. With it’s fantastic musical history, Footloose will now be beginning a major new tour, for dedicated fans and fresh faces to the footloose phenomenon.

For further information and to book your tickets, please visit the Bridlington Spa website.

Arrange comfortable accommodation in Bridlington, during your visit to see the Footloose Musical, at our luxurious, family friendly Holiday Cottage. For availability details and booking requirements, please contact us on 01262 673742, or email us at: enquiries@northkingsfield.co.uk.

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