Wednesday, March 2
The new production will open at the New Wimbledon Theatre in the autumn before touring to venues including Edinburgh Playhouse, Bristol Hippodrome, Manchester Palace, Oxford New Theatre, Sunderland Empire, Birmingham Alexandra, Blackpool Opera House and Aylesbury Waterside, currently ending in April 2017. Full dates and booking links here.
Kenwright said the staging would be “an innovative reimagining” that will have new music in addition to the original score, and an expanded book by Bruce Joel Rubin who said that the new version of the show would open in the US before coming to the UK
The show has music by Dave Stewart and Glen Ballard with the creative team and casting yet to be announced.