Grammy® Award-nominated, multi-platinum R&B/pop recording artist and actress Deborah Cox will star as Rachel Marron in the North American tour of Olivier Award-nominated musical The Bodyguard, launching in Fall 2016.
Based on Lawrence Kasdan‘s 1992 Oscar-nominated Warner Bros. film of the same name starring Whitney Houston and Kevin Costner, and adapted for the stage by Academy Award winner Alexander Dinelaris (Birdman), THE BODYGUARD had its world premiere on December 5, 2012 at London’s Adelphi Theatre. THE BODYGUARD was nominated for four Laurence Olivier Awards, including Best New Musical and Best Set Design, and won Best New Musical at the Whatsonstage Awards. The musical concluded its smash hit West End run on August 29, 2014 and is currently touring the UK and Ireland.
THE BODYGUARD features set & costume design by Tim Hatley, lighting design by Mark Henderson and sound design by Richard Brooker. Choreography is by Karen Bruce and orchestrations & additional music by Chris Egan. The North American tour of THE BODYGUARD is produced by Michael Harrison, David Ian and Nederlander Presentations, Inc.