Footloose

Footloose

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Sunderland Empire
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Mon 6 Jun - Sat 11 Jun 2022
Closed
City boy Ren thinks life is bad enough when he's forced to move to a rural backwater in America. But his world comes to a standstill when he arrives at Bomont to find dancing and rock music are banned. Taking matters into his own hands, soon Ren has all hell breaking loose and the whole town on its feet.
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Sunderland Empire

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Mon 6 Jun - Sat 11 Jun 2022
High St West, Sunderland, SR1 3EX, UK
2 hours 25 minutes incl. interval
Mon - Sat at 19:30
Wed and Sat at 14:30
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Following two critically acclaimed tours and a West End run, Footloose is back and better than ever with the incredible Jake Quickenden (Dancing on Ice Winner, Hollyoaks, Dreamboys, Hair, Peter Pan – A Musical Adventure) as loveable cowboy Willard and the legendary Darren Day (TV personality and star of numerous West End and National tours including Mame, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Grease and Summer Holiday).

Footloose

Lucy Munden will join the cast as Ariel alongside Oonagh Cox as Rusty.

Based on the 1980s screen sensation which took the world by storm, Footloose sizzles with spirit, fun and the best in UK musical talent. With cutting edge modern choreography, you'll enjoy classic 80s hits including Holding Out for a Hero, Almost Paradise, Let's Hear It For The Boy and of course the unforgettable title track Footloose.

What the critics say

The energy on stage was a non-stop riot of humour, dance, singing and performing which left everyone on their feet
- Manchester Evening News
It’s still sheer bliss to see a jam-packed auditorium, united with an onstage cast, celebrating the magic of live theatre
- ReviewsHub
A roaring success
- Yorkshire Times

Sunderland Empire

High St West, Sunderland, SR1 3EX, UK
Sunderland
The Box Office is open for 90 minutes prior to the performance commencing. See 'What's On' section for performance times
Bar - Pre-show & interval drinks and snacks
Private Hospitality - Spaces available to hire
Membership Benefits - 25% off pre-show drinks (30mins prior)

Vesta Tilley laid the foundation stone of what is now the Sunderland Empire on 29 September 1906 and took to the stage on 1 July 1907 to officially declare the theatre open. Masterminded by two of the contemporary heads of British theatre, Edward Moss and Oswald Stoll, the Sunderland Empire Theatre has undergone many changes since it opened but remains the North East’s premier entertainment venue.

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Sunderland Empire

change
Mon 6 Jun - Sat 11 Jun 2022
High St West, Sunderland, SR1 3EX, UK
2 hours 25 minutes incl. interval
Mon - Sat at 19:30
Wed and Sat at 14:30
For group bookings of 10 or more:
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With an ATG+ membership, you can enjoy a host of exclusive benefits across 35+ ATG venues

Better access to tickets via priority booking and ringfenced seats
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25% off drinks at the bar at our members' happy hours (10% in Scotland)
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Exclusive member events
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