Melody Thornton, former Pussycat Doll, will star in the 2023 UK & Ireland tour of The Bodyguard.
Melody Thornton is a multi-platinum Grammy-nominated performer who sold over 70 million albums as a member of The Pussycat Dolls, one of the most renowned girl groups of all time. She released her acclaimed debut solo EP, Lioness Eyes, in 2020. When The Bodyguard toured China for six months, Melody’s portrayal of Rachel Marron was met with acclaim from both critics and audiences. She competed in ITV’s Dancing On Ice in 2018 and made it to the top five.
Further casting will be announced soon.
The Bodyguard, which is based on Lawrence Kasdan’s 1992 Oscar-nominated film starring Whitney Houston and Kevin Costner, is a breathtaking romantic thriller with a litany of unmistakable 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.
As previously announced, the award-winning international smash hit musical will open at Glasgow King’s Theatre on Saturday 28 January 2023, followed by dates in Bradford, Sunderland, Edinburgh, Stoke on Trent, Wimbledon, Liverpool, Dartford, Manchester, Leicester, Cardiff, Aberdeen, Wolverhampton, Bromley Southend, Milton Keynes, Leeds, Llandudno, Plymouth, and Bristol.
Tickets are now on sale.