The Curve production of AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN THE MUSICAL is returning to the UK! The show opens at The Alexandra, Birmingham, on 23 February 2024 booking through to 16 November 2024. Based on the 1982 film starring Richard Gere, AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN THE MUSICAL has a book by Douglas Day Stewart & Sharleen Cooper Cohen and will be directed by Artistic Director of Curve, Nikolai Foster, with choreography by Joanna Goodwin.


Casting to be announced.


AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN THE MUSICAL is based on the award-winning 80s movie which starred Richard Gere. This timeless story of love, courage, and redemption will make your heart soar and leave you breathless, longing for more. Be part of the emotional journey of Zack Mayo, a fearless young officer candidate, and the captivating Paula Pokrifki, whose fiery spirit matches his own. Their encounters ignite a spark that transcends boundaries, awakening a passionate love that defies all odds.


With every note, every step, and every heartfelt ballad, immerse yourself in this romantic masterpiece. Set to a smash-hit soundtrack featuring the songs of Madonna, Bon Jovi, Cyndi Lauper, Blondie, and many more, the power of music will carry you through the highs and lows of their extraordinary love story, including the award-winning (Love Lift Us) Up Where We Belong. 


AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN THE MUSICAL invites you into a world where dreams and destinies intertwine. Don't miss your chance to experience this captivating romance brought to life on stage.


Director, Nikolai Foster said: “filled with love and quiet profundity, An Officer and a Gentleman sensitively charts the lives of working class, military folk in America in the early 1980s. We are proud to be working alongside the film’s creator Douglas Day Stewart, producer Jamie Wilson, Sharleen Cooper Cohen and an incredible creative team to present this beautiful and inspiring story. We are excited to share some iconic 80s songs and this moving story with audiences across the UK.”


AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN THE MUSICAL UK Tour will have musical supervision and orchestration by George Dyer, set & costume design by Michael Taylor, lighting design by Ben Cracknell, sound design by Tom Marshall, wig, hair and make up design by Sam Cox and casting by Debbie O’Brien. This Made at Curve production is produced by Jamie Wilson, Jack Maple, Gavin Kalin and Jason Haigh-Ellery in association with Paramount Pictures and Warner Bros Theatre Ventures.







23 February – 2 March           Birmingham Alexandra


5 – 9 March                             Glasgow Kings Theatre


12 – 16 March                         Belfast Grand Opera House                                                                                        On sale soon


19 – 23 March                         Llandudno Venue Cymru                                   



25 – 30 March                         Bradford, Alhambra Theatre                                    

                                                                           On sale soon


1 – 6 April                                London New Wimbledon Theatre        


15 – 20 April                            Cardiff Wales Millennium Centre



23 – 27 April                            Brighton Theatre Royal



30 April – 4 May                      Manchester Opera House    



6 – 11 May                              Stoke Regent Theatre


13 – 18 May                            Newcastle Theatre Royal                                   

                                                                                    On sale soon


20 – 25 May                            Dartford Orchard Theatre                                       



27 May – 1 June                     Oxford New Theatre



4 – 8 June                               York Grand Opera House



17 – 22 June                           Sheffield Lyceum                                                     

                                                                            On sale soon


25 – 29 June                           Southampton’s Mayflower Theatre                       


2 – 6 July                                Torquay Princess Theatre



9 – 13 July                              Canterbury Marlowe                                              



16 – 20 July                            Southend Cliffs Pavilion



22 – 27 July                            Liverpool Empire Theatre



29 July – 3 August                  Nottingham Theatre Royal                       



5 – 10 August                          Woking New Victoria Theatre



12 – 17 August                        Leicester Curve                                                      



20 – 24 August                        Truro Hall for Cornwall                                                                              On sale soon


2 – 7 September                     Bristol Hippodrome



10 – 14 September                 Ipswich Regent Theatre                                        On sale soon


17 – 21 September                 Eastbourne Congress                                              



23 – 28 September                 Wolverhampton Grand                                          



30 September – 5 October     Blackpool Opera House



8 – 12 October                        Aberdeen His Majesty’s Theatre                                                  On sale soon


21 – 26 October                      Milton Keynes Theatre



28 October – 2 November      Bromley Churchill Theatre                                         

                                                                              On sale soon


4 – 9 November                      Hull New Theatre                                                      



12 – 16 November                  Carlisle Sands Centre