Casting Announced For Strictly Ballroom

Strictly Ballroom at West Yorkshire Playhouse

Get set to Samba this Christmas as the stage version of Baz Luhrmann’s Strictly Ballroom waltzes into the West Yorkshire Playhouse for it’s UK premiere. Based on the Australian hit film, Strictly Ballroom is the story of a championship balroom dancer who defies the rules to follow his heart. This bright, colourful and sometimes gawdy musical features great numbers like Love Is In The Air, Time After Time and Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps, as well as new songs written by internationally acclaimed artsists like Sia, David Foster and Eddie Perfect. Leading the cast of Strictly Ballroom are Gemma Sutton (The Go Between, Gypsy), and Sam Lips (Broadway – Pippin & Wicked) who is making his UK debut. Starring alongside them are two familiar faces from West Yorkshire Playhouse’s 2015 production of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang – Tamsin Carroll (Miss Saigon) and Stephen Matthews (The Lion King) who will play Shirley and … Read more

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