Based on the hit movie of the same name, Footloose – The Musical follows the story of Ren, who moves to a small town called Bomont where dancing and rock & roll are banned. In his struggle to get these laws changed and to help the town ‘cut loose’, Ren encounters bullying and oppression as well as love and friendship.

This is an energetic and dynamic production featuring 80’s hits such as ‘I Need a Hero’, ‘Lets hear it for the Boy’ and the title song ‘Footloose’.

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Play description

Footloose is a 1998 musical based on the 1984 film of the same name.

The play follows the story of Ren McCormack, a troubled teenager from the City of Chicago, as he struggles to adjust to the small-town life of Bomont.
Following the tragic death of a group of teenagers and under the influence of the town’s preacher, dancing has been banned in Bomont. With the help of his new-found friends – the Reverend’s rebellious daughter Ariel and Willard, a country hick – Ren hopes to help heal the town from the tragedy that affected them all. The music is on his side as Ren fights Reverend Moore and the town council, to let the teenagers of the town dance once again.


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