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An Officer and a Gentleman
An Officer and a Gentleman
  • Jamie Wilson Productions presents The Curve's production of
  • 1353
  • Monday 27th August to Saturday 1st September 2018


    The world premiere of a new musical that will simply sweep you off your feet! Based on true events, ‘An Officer and a Gentleman The Musical’ follows the Oscar-winning film starring Richard Gere. Its feel-good soundtrack includes the hit song from the movie ‘Up Where We Belong’ along with many 80s classic anthems including‘Girls Just Want to Have Fun’, ‘Livin’ On A Prayer’, ‘Heart of Glass’, ‘Material Girl’, ‘Don’t Cry Out Loud’,  ‘I Was Made for Lovin’ You’, and ‘The Final Countdown’.   

    Zack Mayo is in training to become a US Navy Pilot. When he rolls into boot camp with a bit too much of a swagger, drill Sergeant Foley doesn’t make life easy for him. When he falls for local girl Paula Pokrifki and tragedy befalls his friend and fellow candidate, Zack realises the importance of love and friendship and finds the courage to be himself and win the heart of the woman he loves. It’s only then he can truly become an Officer and a Gentleman.  

    With direction by Nikolai Foster (Artistic Director Curve, Annie, Calamity Jane), choreography by Kate Prince (Into The Hoods, Zoo Nation) and musical supervision by Tony Award-winning Sarah Travis (Sweeney Todd, Sister Act), this inspiring, breathtakingly romantic musical celebrates triumph over adversity and features one of the most iconic romantic scenes ever portrayed on screen. Let Love Lift You Up where you belong!  

    Cast includes West End favourites Jonny Fines (Annie), Ray Shell (Starlight Express), and Olivier Award nominee Emma Williams (Half A Sixpence).   

    Please be advised An Officer and a Gentleman contains themes of an adult nature and strong language.


    Monday 27th August 2018-7:30PM
    Tuesday 28th August 2018-7:30PM
    Wednesday 29th August 2018-7:30PM
    Thursday 30th August 20182:30PM7:30PM
    Friday 31st August 2018-7:30PM
    Saturday 1st September 20182:30PM7:30PM


    Mon-Thurs (incl. Thurs matinee): Prices from £23
    Friday & Saturday: Prices from £27


    Concessions: £3 off top 3 prices only. 
    (Boxes not included. Does not included Friday & Saturday performances).

    Groups discount 10+: £5 off ticket prices
    Groups discount 20+: £6 off all tickets + 1 free!
    Groups discount 50+: £7 off all tickets + 2 free!
    (Group discounts available Monday to Thursday shows including Thursday matinee)

    School Groups: Same as group booking discount plus 1 supervising adult free per 10 students.

    Student Standby: £8 seats available Tues-Thursday. Available on the day, 2 hours prior to the performance time with valid student ID.

    (A booking fee of £3 per ticket is included in the above prices)

    Please Note: Under 14s must be accompanied by a paying adult (18+).  Unfortunately there is no lift access to the Circle or Boxes.  When booking your seats on the internet, you should be aware that best seating views are listed in colour order from left to right on the price list and that the lowest price band may indicate a restricted view. Should you have any queries regarding restricted view seats, booking wheelchair spaces, Boxes or Group Bookings, please contact our Box Office on 01473 433100 (Ipswich Entertainments do not accept American Express).  The show running times can be subject to change by the promoter on the day, we apologise for any inconvenience this may cause

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