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Jason Donovan stars in Annie Get Your Gun

By Ashbourne News Telegraph  |  Posted: April 25, 2014

  • Jason Donovan stars in Annie Get Your Gun at the Regent Theatre in Stoke.

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THE Tony Award-winning version of the Broadway smash-hit musical, Annie Get Your Gun – starring Emma Williams as Annie Oakley, Jason Donovan as Frank Butler and Norman Pace as Buffalo Bill – is taking to the road.

The show will visit the Regent Theatre, Stoke, from Tuesday, June 10, to Saturday, June 14.

Jason Donovan is a star of stage and screen, and has performed on the musical theatre stage across the globe in hit shows such as Priscilla Queen Of The Desert, The Sound Of Music, War Of The Worlds and Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.

Jason, as Frank Butler, will be joined in Irving Berlin's classic by Emma Williams as Annie Oakley.

Emma is the twice Olivier-nominated star of Chitty, Chitty, Bang Bang and Love Story. Her other credits include Sunset Boulevard and Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.

Jason and Emma will be joined by the much-loved Norman Pace as Buffalo Bill. Norman most recently starred in the West End production of Chicago.

With timeless classic songs including There's No Business Like Show Business and Anything You Can Do, I Can Do Better, Annie Get Your Gun tells the legendary story of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show's female sharpshooter, Annie Oakley, and her romance with Frank Butler.

When Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show comes to town, it only takes one glance for country girl Annie Oakley to fall head over heels for its star marksman, Frank Butler.

Both have truly met their match, revealing their competitive natures as they vie for the best shot – and each other's hearts.

Jason Donovan said: "I'm very much looking forward to performing such brilliant songs and appearing alongside a truly great cast."

Norman Pace said: "Even though it's nearly 70 years since the show was first performed on Broadway, there's still a real sense of fun and excitement to a timeless production that I'm very honoured to be a part of."

And leading lady Emma Williams said: "I'm thrilled to be playing the legendary Annie Oakley.

"Annie Oakley has been played by so many incredible actresses before that it's a privilege to fill those cowgirl boots."

Tickets cost from £13.40 and are available by calling 0844 871 7649 or www.atgtickets.com/stoke.

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