Fresh from dancing off with the 2016 Strictly Come Dancing glitterball trophy, world champion ballroom dancer Joanne Clifton will be starring in a new tour of the classic Broadway musical Thoroughly Modern Millie in 2017.
Millions of viewers watched as Strictly professional dancer Joanne won the final with her partner – BBC Sport reporter Ore Oduba.
And now Joanne will star as Millie Dillmount, a Kansas girl determined to make it big in New York City at the Palace Theatre, Manchester in May 2017 as she takes on the lead role in this classic Broadway comedy musical.
Joanne’s credits include Face the Music, Burn the Floor, Strictly Live Tour and Marilyn Monroe in Norma Jeane Musical.
Winner of six Tony Awards including Best Musical, Thoroughly Modern Millie is based on the 1967 Academy Award-winning film. Taking audiences back to the height of the Jazz Age in 1920s New York City, when ‘moderns’ including a flapper named Millie Dillmount were bobbing their hair, raising their hemlines, entering the workforce and rewriting the rules of love.
From explosive tap numbers to a ‘Fred and Ginger’-style dance routine on a window ledge, and featuring hit songs including Gimme Gimme, Thoroughly Modern Millie and Not for the Life of Me Thoroughly Modern Millie is a brilliantly funny and entertaining show for all the family.
Tickets for Thoroughly Modern Millie are on sale now.
Thoroughly Modern Millie – Palace Theatre, Manchester
Monday 22 to Saturday 27 May 2017
Book now at www.atgtickets.com/Manchester or by calling the box office on 0844 871 3019.