Louis Smith and Amber Davies to star in Bring It On UK and Ireland tour
The show has music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda and will play around the country later this year
Louis Smith and Amber Davies will star in the upcoming UK tour of Bring It On: the Musical, it was announced today.
The musical's Twitter account announced that Smith (Rip It Up) will star as Cameron and Davies (9 to 5) will play Campbell – the role played on Broadway by Taylor Louderman (Regina George in Mean Girls).
The show also held open auditions in London last month to find additional members of the company – a full cast and creative are still to be announced.
The brand new production will open at Birmingham Hippodrome from 2 to 6 June 2020, and will then visit Sunderland Empire from 9 to 13 June, Milton Keynes Theatre 16 to 20 June, Wales Millennium Centre 23 to 27 June, Stoke Regent Theatre 30 June to 4 July; Hull New Theatre 7 to 11 July, Bradford Alhambra Theatre 14 to 18 July, Manchester Opera House 21 to 25 July, Dublin Bord Gáis Energy Theatre 4 to 8 August, Theatre Royal Plymouth 11 to 15 August, New Theatre Peterborough from 18 to 22 August, Royal Concert Hall Nottingham 25 to 29 August, Glasgow King's Theatre 1 to 5 September, Liverpool Empire 8 to 12 September, His Majesty's Theatre Aberdeen 15 to 19 Setptember, Theatre Royal Brighton 22 to 26 September, Everyman Theatre Cheltenham 29 September to 3 October, Blackpool Grand Theatre 6 to 10 October, Malvern Festival Theatre 17 to 21 November and Edinburgh Festival Theatre 24 to 28 November.
Based on the hit film of the same name, the show has a score by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Tom Kitt, with lyrics by Miranda and Amanda Green. Book is by Jeff Whitty.