February 4 - 7, 2021
- Feb 4 2021Thursday, 7:30 PM
- Feb 5 2021Friday, 7:30 PM
- Feb 6 2021Saturday, 2:00 PM
A new musical adapted from the smash hit movie with it's Regional Premiere at the Ordway!
AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN, based on the Oscar-winning film starring Richard Gere and Debra Winger, is a breathtaking production that celebrates triumph over adversity and includes one of the most iconic and romantic endings ever portrayed on screen. Featuring the Grammy Award-winning #1 hit single, “Up Where We Belong,” and a score based on the 1980s catalog of music that gave voice to a generation, the live stage production is a new adaptation by multiple Tony Award nominee Dick Scanlan (Thoroughly Modern Millie, Everyday Rapture).
Zack Mayo’s got smarts and a body built for US Navy pilot boot camp, but he also has too much swagger… until he meets a drill sergeant who’s determined to drill his arrogance out of him. Zack finds comfort in the arms of a local factory girl. But it isn’t until tragedy befalls a fellow candidate that Zack learns the importance of love and friendship, and finds the courage to be his best self and win the heart of the woman he loves.
Book by Dick Scanlan Original book by Douglas Day Stewart, Sharleen Cooper Cohen
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