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Tickets to the January run of “The Bodyguard” at the Fisher Theatre go on sale Sunday, October

News October 13, 2017 Encore Staff

DETROIT—The first U.S. National tour of the musical The Bodyguard, will play the Fisher Theatre from January 16 to 28. Tickets start at $39 and go on sale Sunday, October 15 at all Ticketmaster locations, by phone at 1-800-982-2787 and online at www.broadwayindetroit.com or www.ticketmaster.com. Performance times are Tuesday through Saturday evening performances at 8:00 p.m., Sunday evening performance at 7:30 p.m., with Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2:00 p.m. The Open Captioned performance takes place on Sunday, January 21 at 7:30 p.m.

Starting Monday, October 16, tickets will also be available for purchase at the Fisher Theatre Box Office. A limited number of premium seats will be available through Ticketmaster and at the Fisher Theatre box office. For group sales (12 or more) please call 313-871-1132 or email groups@broadwayindetroit.com. Tickets for the Open Captioned performance on Sunday, January 21 may be purchased in person at The Fisher Theatre Box Office or by phone at 313-872-1000, ext. 0.

R&B/pop recording artist and film/TV actress Deborah Cox* stars as Rachel Marron. In the role of bodyguard Frank Farmer is television star Judson Mills.

Former Secret Service agent turned bodyguard, Frank Farmer, is hired to protect superstar Rachel Marron from an unknown stalker. Each expects to be in charge; what they don’t expect is to fall in love. A romantic thriller, The Bodyguard features a host of R&B classics.

Direction is by Thea Sharrock. Set & costume design is by Tim Hatley, lighting design by Mark Henderson, sound design by Richard Brooker and video design by Duncan McLean. Choreography is by Karen Bruce, orchestrations by Chris Egan, musical supervision by Richard Beadle and production musical supervision by Mike Dixon. Musical director Matthew Smedal conducts the live orchestra. Rounding out the principal cast are Alex Corrado as Tony Scibelli, Rachel’s personal security guard, Charles Gray  as manager Bill Devaney, Jonathan Hadley  as publicist Sy Spector, Jorge Paniagua  as the Stalker, Jasmin Richardson  as Rachel’s sister Nicki Marron, Mark McCollough Thomas  as FBI agent Ray Court, and Kevelin B. Jones III  and Sebastian Maynard-Palmer alternating in the role of Rachel’s son Fletcher.

The ensemble includes Elyssa Jo Brown, Brendon Chan, Willie Dee, Megan Elyse Fulmer, Devinn Harris, Alejandra Matos, DeQuina Moore, Kevin Mylrea, Stefan Raulston, Sean Rozanski, Matthew Schmidt, Nicole Spencer, Lauren Tanner, and Naomi C. Walley.

*Deborah Cox is not scheduled to perform at the Saturday Matinee and Sunday Evening performances.