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Tony Award-nominated musical comes to Guildford

Posted on January 22, 2015


The third-year musical theatre students of Performance Preparation Academy (PPA) will be appearing in the Tony Award-nominated musical, Bring It On: The Musical, at The Electric Theatre, Guildford, from March 5 to 7.

Telling the story of a high school cheer squad, the musical was first seen at an off-Broadway theatre in 2011, before transferring to Broadway itself the following year. It has a book by Jeff Whitty, music by Tom Kitt and Amanda Green, and lyrics by Green and Lin-Manuel Miranda. PPA’s production will be directed by Christopher Howell and choreographed by Louise Pieri.

Visit the theatre website for further details and ticket prices.

Photograph by Diana Field.

Jonathan Gray is editor of Dancing Times. He studied at The Royal Ballet School, Leicester Polytechnic, and Wimbledon School of Art where he graduated with a BA Hons in Theatre Design. For 16 years he was a member of the curatorial department of the Theatre Museum, London, assisting on a number of dance-related exhibitions, and helping with the recreation of original designs for a number of The Royal Ballet’s productions including Danses concertantes, Daphnis and Chloë, and The Sleeping Beauty. He has also contributed to the Financial Times, written programme articles for The Royal Ballet and Birmingham Royal Ballet, and is co-author of the book Unleashing Britain: Theatre gets real 1955-64, published in 2005.

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