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An Officer and a Gentleman

Tuesday - Saturday at 8:00pm
Sunday Evenings at 7:30pm
Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2:00pm

  • Fisher Theatre

Special Notes:

All shows and dates are subject to change. 

Open-caption performance  Sunday, February 6, 7:30pm.


AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN, based on the Oscar-winning film starring Richard Gere, 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 1980’s catalogue of music that gave voice to a generation, the live stage production is a new adaptation by multiple Tony Awards nominee Dick Scanlan (Thoroughly Modern Millie, Everyday Rapture), based on the original screenplay by Douglas Day Stewart. The musical is directed by Scanlan with choreography by Patricia Wilcox (Motown, A Night with Janis Joplin).

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. A sweeping romance that lifts you up where you belong.


Photos by Matthew Murphy. 


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Wes Williams as Zack

Mary Nikols as Paula 

Emily Louise Franklin as Lynette

Cameron Loyal as Sid

Amaya White as Casey Seeger

Roxy York as Esther 

David Wayne Britton as Marine Gunnery Sgt. Emil Foley

Ensemble - Zare Anguay, William Warren Carver, J Travis Cooper, Christopher Robert Hanford, Kyler Hershman, Joey Ledonio, Nathaniel D. Lee, Logan Marks, Nicole Morris, Blake Sauceda, Elise Shangold, KD Stevens, Shelly Verden and Jillian Worthing. Miles Boone, Amanda Rose Gabriel, Andryi Nahirniak and Israel Orengo are the standbys.


Creative Team:

Book and Direction by Dick Scanlan

Choreography by Patricia Wilcox

Music Supervision, Arrangements and Orchestrations by Dan Lipton

Orchestrations by Dan Lipton and Nathan Dame

Original Book and Screenplay by Douglas Day Stewart

Original Book by Sharleen Cooper Cohen

Scenic design by Brett Banakis

Costume design by Emilio Sosa

Lighting design by Jen Schriever

Sound design by Jon Weston

Wig & hair design by Kelley Jordan

Video design by Austin Switser 

Casting by Wojcik | Seay Casting.


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