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Ben Richards and Louise Dearman join Lorna Luft for UK tour of JUDY - THE JUDY GARLAND STORY

THE LIFE AND MUSIC OF A HOLLYWOOD LEGEND

JUDY
The Judy Garland Story

INTERNATIONAL THEATRE PRODUCER DAVID KING PRESENTS THE UK PREMIERE 
OF THE NEW JUDY GARLAND SHOW

STARRING LORNA LUFT AND LEADING WEST END MUSICAL THEATRE STARS WITH ARLENE PHILLIPS AS CREATIVE DIRECTOR

This show is made in arrangement with the Judy Garland Estate, and is the only authorised Judy Garland show in the world today.

OPENING ON 8 MAY 2015 IN EDINBURGH



International theatre producer David King is delighted to announce the UK premiere of a breathtaking new musical show, JUDY - THE LIFE AND MUSIC OF A HOLLYWOOD LEGEND, which will tour some of the UK’s finest theatres, opening at the Edinburgh Playhouse on May 8 2015. Highly-acclaimed choreographer and theatre director, Arlene Phillips, will be the Creative Director on the production. This will be the only Judy Garland Show in the world authorised by the Judy Garland Estate.

Judy - The Judy Garland Story, stars Lorna Luft, Judy Garland’s daughter, together with leading West End musical theatre stars, including Louise Dearman, Rachel Stanley, Ben Richards, and more. Also appearing are Judy’s dancers - The Boyfriends, named after Judy’s original dancers of the same name.

The show will include never seen before film clips and interviews together with irresistible classic hit songs from some of Judy’s hugely popular films such as A Star is Born, Meet Me in St. Louis, Easter Parade and The Wizard of Oz. The set of songs will include I Got Rhythm, The Trolley Song, The Man That Got Away, Get Happy, Zing! Went the strings of my Heart, and the song that is synonymous with Judy Garland, Over the Rainbow.

Arlene Phillips is Creative Director and it is directed by Christopher Manoe.

Lorna Luft is considered to be part of Showbiz Royalty, as the daughter of Judy Garland and the half sister of Liza Minnelli and a highly successful stage, film and TV actress and singer. She has appeared in numerous film, TV and stage shows, including White Christmas, They’re Playing My Son and Babes in Arms. Lorna appeared on stage regularly with her mother as a young girl and continues to maintain a high profile concert career.

Louise Dearman is the darling of the West End, and has performed in leading roles in many West End musicals including Wicked where Louise was the first actress to play both the good witch and the bad witch, Glinda and Elphaba. Louise also starred in Evita, Cats and Guys and Dolls to name just a few.

Ben Richards has played lead roles in West End and touring musicals including Rock of Ages, Oliver!, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Guys and Dolls and Saturday Night Fever. TV includes roles in The Bill and Footballers Wive

Arlene Phillips (CBE) is one of the UK’s best known choreographers, and also works regularly as a theatre director and is a well know television personality. Arlene has worked on numerous stage productions, (The Wizard of OZ, Starlight Express, Grease) TV (So You think you can Dance) and films (Annie and Private Dancer).

LISTINGS

May 8th – 9th
Edinburgh Playhouse
Box Office: 0844 871 3014
www.atgtickets.com

May 11th – 13th
The Pavilion Theatre, Rhyl
Box Office: 01745 33 00 00
www.rhylpavilion.co.uk

May 14th – 16th
Grand Opera House, York
Box Office: 0844 871 3024
www.atgtickets.com

May 18th – 19th
The Alhambra Theatre, Bradford
Box Office: 01274 432000
www.bradford-theatres.co.uk

May 21st – 23rd
New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham
Box Office: 0844 871 3011
www.atgtickets.com

May 26th – 27th
The Corn Exchange, Kings Lynn
Box Office: 01553 764864
www.kingslynncornexchange.co.uk

May 28th – 30th
Palace Theatre, Manchester
Box Office: 0844 871 3019
www.atgtickets.com

June 2nd – 6th
Theatre Royal, Glasgow
Box Office: 0844 871 7647
www.atgtickets.com

June 8th – 10th
Liverpool Empire
Box Office: 0844 871 3017
www.atgtickets.com

June 12th –13th
Princess Theatre Torquay
Box Office: 0844 871 3023
www.atgtickets.com

June 16th- 20th
New Wimbledon Theatre
Box Office: 0844 871 7646
www.atgtickets.com

June 23rd – 24th
Hall for Cornwall
Box Office: 01872 262466
www.hallforcornwall.co.uk

June 25th – 27th
Cardiff New Theatre
Box Office: 029 2087 8889
www.newtheatrecardiff.co.uk

June 29th – July 4th
Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield
Box Office: 0114 249 6000
www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk

July 7th – 11th
Theatre Royal, Brighton
Box Office: 0844 871 7627
www.atgtickets.com

July 13th – 14th
Watford Collosseum
Box Office: 0845 075 3993
watfordcolosseum.co.uk

July 16th – 18th
The Churchill Theatre, Bromley
Box Office: 0844 871 7620
www.atgtickets.com

July 20th – 22nd
Darlington Civic Theatre
Box Office: 01325 486555
www.darlingtoncivic.co.uk


July 23rd – 25th
New Theatre, Oxford
Box Office: 0844 8713020
www.atgtickets.com

July 28th – August 1st
New Victoria Theatre, Woking
Box Office: 0844 871 7645
www.atgtickets.com

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