The Bodyguard will embark on a UK tour next year opening at the Glasgow King’s Theatre on Saturday 28 January 2023.
Based on Lawrence Kasdan’s 1992 Oscar nominated film starring Whitney Houston and Kevin Costner, The Bodyguard is breathtaking romantic thriller a whole host of irresistible classics including Queen of the Night, So Emotional, One Moment in Time, Saving All My Love, Run to You, I Have Nothing,Greatest Love Of All, Million Dollar Bill, I Wanna Dance With Somebody and one of the greatest hit songs of all time – I Will Always Love You
The award-winning international smash hit musical is directed by Thea Sharrock with book by Oscar winning Alex Dinelaris.
The Bodyguard had its world premiere at the Adelphi Theatre in London’s West End and was nominated for four Olivier Awards. A sell out 18 month UK and Ireland tour followed, before the show returned to the West End at the Dominion Theatre ahead of a second sell out tour of the UK and Ireland in 2018/19.
To date, The Bodyguard has played to over 3.6 million people in 15 countries and 45 US cities. Countries include the Netherlands, Germany, South Korea, Canada, Italy, Australia, Spain, France, the US, Austria and Japan.
Casting for the tour is to be announced.
Following its run in Glasgow, the show will travel to Bradford, Sunderland, Edinburgh, Stoke, Wimbledon, Liverpool, Dartford, Manchester, Leicester, Cardiff, Aberdeen, Llandudno, Plymouth and Bristol. Further dates will be announced.