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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 in Bring It On: the Musical
Louis Smith and Amber Davies in Bring It On: the Musical
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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.

The musical will then play at the Southbank Centre in December, with full dates to be annonunced.

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.