Caroline Flack to make stage debut in Crazy for You
The television presenter will join the previously announced Tom Chambers
Flack won the 2014 series of Strictly Come Dancing, and is known for presenting programmes such as Love Island and The X Factor. Before becoming a presenter, Flack trained in musical theatre. She will play Irene on the tour.
Directed by Paul Hart, Ira and George Gershwin's comedy is about a wealthy man who falls for the daughter of the owner of a failing theatre in Nevada. It features the songs "I Got Rhythm", "They Can't Take That Away From Me", and "Embraceable You".
It will open in Plymouth on 17 August before touring to Leeds (29 August to 2 September), Cardiff (5 to 90 September), Newcastle (12 to 16 September), Dublin (19 to 23 September), Southend (26 to 30 September), Nottingham (3 to 7 October), Bristol (10 to 14 October), Birmingham (24 to 28 October), Norwich (31 October to 4 November), Sheffield (7 to 11 November), Southampton (21 to 25 November), Manchester (28 November to 2 December) and Liverpool (5 to 9 December).
Crazy for You will open at the Theatre Royal, Plymouth on 17 August before embarking on a UK tour.