Remaining time:

Due to high demand, your chosen tickets can only be held for a limited time and then removed automatically.

    Heather Headley to star in new version of Whitney Houston musical The Bodyguard

    The stage version of the 1992 movie The Bodyguard will feature Tony winner Heather Headley as Rachel Marron, the character played by the late Whitney Houston in the film now to be staged in the West End reportedly at the Adelphi Theatre

    Heather Headley is a Tony Award winner who is best known for her performance in Aida and has also performed in the Lion King.

    Producers have yet to announce who will play the role of secret service agent Frank Farmer played by Kevin Coster in the film.

    Thea Sharrock will direct the stage production for the producers Michael Harrison and David Ian which has a book by American playwright Alexander Dinelaris (Zanna, Don't!).

    In addition to the anthem “I Will Always Love You,” written by Dolly Parton, the movie features “I’m Every Woman,” “Run To You,” “I Have Nothing,” “Queen of the Night” and “Jesus Loves Me,” all sung by Houston. Additional numbers on the soundtrack include Joe Cocker’s “Trust In Me” and Soul System’s “It’s Gonna Be A Lovely Day.”

    All the songs featured in the movie will reportedly be part of the stage production, as well as a dozen of Houston’s other hits.

    Keep checking for when tickets go on sale!

    [posted by Louise, 21/02/2012]



    Related news

    The Light in the Piazza to premiere at London’s Southbank Centre next year

    Posted on | By Ephram Ryan

    The Light in the Piazza is making its way to the Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre&... Read more

    Original West End Kinky Boots stars Matt Henry and Killian Donnelly set to return

    Posted on | By Ephram Ryan

    Check out these vintage, high-heeled boots! Matt Henry and Killian Donnelly, who o... Read more

    Harold Pinter's Betrayal starring Tom Hiddleston to run at the Harold Pinter Theatre next spring

    Posted on | By Ephram Ryan

    Tom Hiddleston is set to star in a new production of Harold Pinter’s 1978 play, Betrayal, w... Read more

    Follow us for instant updates and special offers

    Sign up to our mailing list and be the first to hear about new West End shows and exclusive ticket discounts. We value your privacy. You can unsubscribe at any time. But we hope you won’t!