Theatre closures due to coronavirus outbreak
From Saturday 15 August 2020, indoor performances at London theatres are allowed (with social distancing).
Outdoor performances (where possible) can also go ahead.
However, most theatres remain closed as they either do not have outside spaces or regard the need for social distancing as uneconomic.
The show below will not currently be playing and is scheduled to close by 15 August 2020 (when theatres can reopen for indoor performances).
Original performance dates are given below and reflect any changes we know about.
Closed 3 Aug 2019
Image courtesy Southwark Playhouse
One of the world's most iconic musicals, Footloose is a rockin' and rollin' marathon of nostalgia, joy and youthfully exuberant dancing.
Featuring classic songs such as "Let's Hear It For The Boy," "Holding Out For A Hero." and the radio favourite "Footloose!"
When Ren and his mother move from Chicago to a small farming town, Ren is prepared for the inevitable adjustment period at his new high school.
What he isn't prepared for are the rigorous local edicts, including a ban on dancing instituted by the local preacher, determined to exercise the control over the town's youth that he cannot command in his own home.
When the reverend's rebellious daughter sets her sights on Ren, her roughneck boyfriend tries to sabotage Ren's reputation, with many of the locals eager to believe the worst about the new kid.
It falls on Ren to help the adults to realise the wisdom of listening to young people, guiding them with a warm heart and an open mind.
Presented by the British Theatre Academy, Getting to Know … Footloose is an abridged version of Footloose especially designed for performance by young people.
Background, advisory warnings
Age suitability: Not available
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London SE1 6BD
Performance days & times
Tuesday ‑ 7‑30pm
Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm
Thursday ‑ 7‑30pm
Friday ‑ 7‑30pm
Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm
Tuesday - 2-30pm
Saturday - 2-30pm
Jess Brown?Katie Burrows
Trulie May Liard
Author: Stage adaptation by Dean Pitchford and Walter Bobbie
Director: Corin Miller
Designer: Hannah Josephine
Choreography: Corin Miller
Lighting: Matt Davies
Sound: Andrew Johnson
Production: British Theatre Academy