BODYGUARD The Musical Now Performing at Segerstrom Center! #scfta

Post written by contributing writer, Angela Camacho. Angela attended as media. 

What a night to remember! My childhood friend and I shared a lovely evening with music that evoked nostalgic memories of our youth. THE BODYGUARD The Musical is now performing in Orange County at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts, and this incredible musical brought us back to our High School years with classic songs like, "I Wanna Dance With Somebody" and "One Moment In time."  This touring adaptation of the 1992 film has been transformed into a sensational musical! Deborah Cox as Rachel Marron is pitch-perfect and brings back timeless love songs back to life. "Run to You" and "I Will Always Love You" is celestial. 

The Bodyguard - Deborah Cox as Rachel Marron and Judson Mills as Frank Farmer in The Bodyguard - Photo by Joan Marcus

The Bodyguard - Deborah Cox as Rachel Marron and Judson Mills as Frank Farmer in The Bodyguard - Photo by Joan Marcus

The Bodyguard - Deborah Cox as Rachel Marron, with Jaquez André Sims, Brendon Chan, Willie Dee and Benjamin Rivera in The Bodyguard - Photo by Joan Marcus

The Bodyguard - Deborah Cox as Rachel Marron, with Jaquez André Sims, Brendon Chan, Willie Dee and Benjamin Rivera in The Bodyguard - Photo by Joan Marcus

The Bodyguard - Deborah Cox as Rachel Marron and Company in The Bodyguard - Photo by Joan Marcus

The Bodyguard - Deborah Cox as Rachel Marron and Company in The Bodyguard - Photo by Joan Marcus

The Bodyguard - Deborah Cox - Photo by Joan Marcus

The Bodyguard - Deborah Cox - Photo by Joan Marcus

Synopsis:

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 irresistible classics including “So Emotional,” “One Moment in Time,” “Saving All My Love,” “Run to You,” “I Have Nothing,” “I Wanna Dance with Somebody” and one of the biggest selling songs of all time – “I Will Always Love You.”

Backstage with Deborah Cox and Judson Mills

Backstage with Deborah Cox and Judson Mills

I was lip singing during the entire show. Judson Mills as Frank Farmer is stoic and convincing, but also charming. He is a total stud in his role as "the" bodyguard. The choreography is upbeat and we wiggled in our seat to the music during the show. The show ended with a standing ovation, and the audience stood up and danced! We laughed, cried, and sang along throughout the show! My girlfriend and I talked about the unforgettable music and reminisced about our first loves on our ride home.  THE BODYGUARD will be in Orange County until June 11th. Please be advised that it contains strong language and mature themes. For more information, please visit their website at www.scfta.org.

Angela
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Post written by Angela Camacho. Angela is a mom of four, Latina lifestyle blogger for QueenBeeLatina.com, Co-Producer to the Listen To Your Mother Show OC, Momager to child actor, and has been featured in Orange County Register. She loves coffee, food, travel, fashion, and new adventures. 

THE BODYGUARD The Musical

May 30 – June 11, 2017

Segerstrom Center for the Arts
Segerstrom Hall
600 Town Center Drive
Costa Mesa, CA
(714) 556-2787
www.scfta.org

TICKETS: Start at $29 In person 

PERFORMANCES:

  • Tuesday – Friday at 7:30 p.m.
  • Saturday at 2 and 7:30 p.m. 

Please Note: Sunday at 1:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. The role of Rachel Marron will be played by Jasmin Richardson at the Saturday matinee and Sunday evening performances. The 2:00 p.m. performance on Saturday, June 10, 2017 will include audio description, open captioning and sign language interpretation.