Over Christmas 2012, the famed musical played a sold-out season at the Chatelet Theatre in Paris, having previously played Sydney, Melbourne, Tokyo, Berlin, Madrid and Beijing. Following its London and Liverpool runs, it will tour to theatres in Oxford, Stoke-on-Trent, Wimbledon in south west London, with further dates to be announced.
Produced by BB Promotion in collaboration with Sundance Productions Inc., NY and Howard Panter for Ambassador Theatre Group, the production is directed and choreographed by Joey McKneely using the Robbins' choreography. McKneely is a former assistant to Jerome Robbins. His Broadway credits include Smokey Joe's Cafe and The Boy from Oz, as well as Hal Prince's Washington, DC, production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Whistle Down the Wind and Nicholas Hytner's production of Twelfth Night for Lincoln Center Theater.
Casting is still to be announced.