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International theatre producer David King is delighted to announce the UK premiere of a breathtaking new musical show, JUDY – THE SONGBOOK OF JUDY GARLAND, which will tour some of the UK’s finest theatres, opening at the Edinburgh Playhouse on May 8 2015. Highly-acclaimed choreographer and theatre director, Arlene Phillips, will be the Creative Director on the production. This will be the only Judy Garland Show in the world authorised by the Judy Garland Estate.

JUDY – THE SONGBOOK OF JUDY GARLAND stars Lorna Luft, Judy Garland’s daughter, together with leading West End musical theatre stars, including Louise Dearman, Rachel Stanley, Ben Richards, and more. Also appearing are Judy’s dancers – The Boyfriends, named after Judy’s original dancers of the same name.

JUDY – THE SONGBOOK OF JUDY GARLAND will include never seen before film clips and interviews Judy Garland Performance at The Palace Theater - July 31, 1967together with irresistible classic hit songs from some of Judy’s hugely popular films such as A Star is Born, Meet Me in St. Louis, Easter Parade and The Wizard of Oz. The set of songs will include I Got Rhythm, The Trolley Song, The Man That Got Away, Get Happy,Zing! Went the strings of my Heart, and the song that is synonymous with Judy Garland, Over the Rainbow.

JUDY – THE SONGBOOK OF JUDY GARLAND, has Arlene Phillips as Creative Director and is directed by Christopher Manoe.

Lorna Luft is considered to be part of Showbiz Royalty, as the daughter of Judy Garland and the half sister of Liza Minnelli and a highly successful stage, film and TV actress and singer. She has appeared in numerous film, TV and stage shows, including White Christmas, They’re Playing My Son and Babes in Arms. Lorna appeared on stage regularly with her mother as a young girl and continues to maintain a high profile concert career.

Louise Dearman is the darling of the West End, and has performed in leading roles in many West End musicals including Wicked where Louise was the first actress to play both the good witch and the bad witch, Glinda and Elphaba. Louise also starred in Evita, Cats and Guys and Dolls to name just a few.

Ben Richards has played lead roles in West End and touring musicals including Rock of Ages, Oliver!, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Guys and Dolls and Saturday Night Fever. TV includes roles in The Bill and Footballers Wives.

Arlene Phillips (CBE) is one of the UK’s best known choreographers, and also works regularly as a theatre director and is a well know television personality. Arlene has worked on numerous stage productions, (The Wizard of OZ, Starlight Express, Grease) TV (So You think you can Dance) and films (Annie and Private Dancer).

Booking Information



Please check websites for performance times.


May 8th – 9th
Edinburgh Playhouse
0844 871 3014

May 11th – 13th
The Pavilion Theatre, Rhyl
01745 33 00 00

May 14th – 16th
Grand Opera House, York
0844 871 3024

May 18th – 19th
The Alhambra Theatre, Bradford
01274 432000

May 21st – 23rd
New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham
0844 871 3011

May 26th – 27th
The Corn Exchange, Kings Lynn
01553 764864

May 28th – 30th
Palace Theatre, Manchester
0844 871 3019

June 2nd – 6th
Theatre Royal, Glasgow
0844 871 7647

June 8th – 10th
Liverpool Empire
0844 871 3017

June 12th –13th
Princess Theatre Torquay
0844 871 3023

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June 16th- 20th
New Wimbledon Theatre
0844 871 7646

June 23rd – 24th
Hall for Cornwall
01872 262466

June 25th – 27th
Cardiff New Theatre
029 2087 8889

June 29th – July 4th
Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield
0114 249 6000

July 7th – 11th
Theatre Royal, Brighton
0844 871 7627

July 13th – 14th
Watford Collosseum
0845 075 3993

July 16th – 18th
The Churchill Theatre, Bromley
0844 871 7620

July 20th – 22nd
Darlington Civic Theatre
01325 486555

July 23rd – 25th
New Theatre, Oxford
0844 8713020

July 28th – August 1st
New Victoria Theatre, Woking
0844 871 7645


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