The new UK tour of the award winning musical Thoroughly Modern Millie will open at the New Wimbledon Theatre in January.
Directed and choreographed by Gary Lloyd, this new UK tour will star Strictly Come Dancing’s Joanne Clifton in the role of Millie Dillmount.
The Broadway musical comedy follows the fortunes of Millie Dillmount, a Kansas girl who is determined to make it big in New York City. Winner of six Tony Awards including Best Musical, Thoroughly Modern Millie is based on the Academy Award winning 1967 film.
Taking audiences back to the 1920’s and featuring songs such as Gimme Gimme and Not for the Life of Me, Thoroughly Modern Millie will feature new music by Jeanine Tesori and new lyrics by Dick Scanlan.
The UK tour will open at the New Wimbledon Theatre on the 17th January 2017, before travelling to Milton Keynes, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Birmingham, Liverpool, York, High Wycombe, Southsea, Aylesbury, Brighton, Dartford, Leeds, Llandudno, Woking, Manchester, Dartford, Bromley, Bristol and Newcastle.
Joanne Clifton’s previous stage credits include: Face the Music, Burn the Floor, Strictly Live Tour and Marilyn Monroe in Norma Jeane Musical.
Thoroughly Modern Millie will embark on a UK tour from the 17th January 2017. It will visit New Victoria Theatre from the 8th to the 13th may. To book tickets visit: ATG Tickets.