It has been announced that The Bodyguard is launching a U.S. tour. Directed by Thea Sharrock, the tour will launch in the fall of 2016.
Grammy Award-nominated and multi-platinum R&B/pop recording artist and film/TV actress Deborah Cox will star as Rachel Marron with additional casting and tour cities to be announced at a later date.
Based on the 1992 movie starring Whitney Houston and Kevin Costner, The Bodyguard premiered in the West End in December 2012 where it run until August 2014. The musical is currently touring the UK and Ireland.
The Bodyguard has set & costume design by Tim Hatley with lighting design by Mark Henderson and sound design by Richard Brooker. Choreography is by Karen Bruce and orchestrations and additional music is by Chris Egan.
The North American tour of The Bodyguard is produced by Michael Harrison, David Ian and Nederlander Presentations, Inc.