Theatre Royal Plymouth Mid-Season On Sale Shows
On sale to the public from 29th September:
Room on the Broom
Monday 27 Feb - 01 March 2017
Join the Witch and her cat on their mission to defeat the dragon in Tall Stories’ magical, musical adaptation of the classic picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.
Songs, laughs and scary fun for children and up and their grown-ups, in the Olivier-nominated show that’s toured Britain and the world!
Suitable for ages 3+
Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Cinderella
Wednesday 08 - Saturday 11 Mar 2017
David Bintley’s enchanting fairytale is a glorious celebration of ballet, with breathtaking designs by John Macfarlane, designer of Birmingham Royal Ballet’s famous Nutcracker.
Praised by audiences and critics alike, Cinderella is a sure-fire mix of wonderful dance, spectacular scenery, and a cast of characters that include mice, lizards and even a dancing frog, that captures every imagination.
That’ll Be The Day
Sunday 7 May 2017
After an incredible three decades of touring, the UK’s No.1 Rock & Roll variety production That’ll Be The Day returns with another brand new show!
This year’s production features a fresh new line-up of sensational classic gold hits, spanning the 50’s right through to the 70’s & 80’s, mixed as always, with even more hilarious comedy!
Tuesday 09 - Saturday 13 May 2017
Step into swinging 60s Britain and discover how The Kinks found their definitive sound that rocked a nation and influenced generations. Feel the euphoric highs and experience the power of a live Kinks performance as we witness the band’s beginnings, their barnstorming debut on Top of the Pops, their infamous American tour and their triumphant comeback.
Featuring the iconic hits You Really Got Me, Waterloo Sunset, Dedicated Follower of Fashion, All Day and All of the Night, Lola, Sunny Afternoon and many more, this production fizzes with energy, and is a fresh new ‘Great British Musical’ (The Times) that will make your spirits soar.
Fantastic Mr Fox
Tuesday 13 - Saturday 17 June 2017
A brand new production of Roald Dahl’s Fantastic Mr Fox is family fun at its finest. A tale of greed, pride and the power of friendship, this flagship production for the Roald Dahl 100 celebrations promises a huge theatrical feast with live music and songs, ideal for the whole family.
Suitable for ages 5+
Wednesday 19 - Sunday 23 Jul 2017
It’s Friday night and Ben knows that means only one thing – staying with Granny! There will be cabbage soup, cabbage pie and cabbage cake and Ben knows one thing for sure – it’s going to be sooooooooo boring! But what Ben doesn’t know is that Granny has a secret – and Friday nights are about to get more exciting than he could ever imagine, as he embarks on the adventure of a lifetime with his very own Gangsta Granny!
From the acclaimed producers of HORRIBLE HISTORIES comes the world premiere of this amazing story by David Walliams, the UK’s best-selling author for children.
Suitable for ages 5+
Tuesday 01 - Saturday 05 Aug 2017
Hot on the heels of a record breaking, critically acclaimed West End run this ‘utterly irresistible’ (The Sunday Times) new production of Funny Girl is now coming to Plymouth.
Funny Girl brought global fame to Barbra Streisand 50 years ago and boasts some of the most iconic songs in film and theatre history, including People and Don’t Rain On My Parade. This ‘exhilarating’ (The Independent) musical tells the story of Fanny Brice, whose vocal talents and comedic ability see her rise from Brooklyn music hall singer to Broadway star.
Crazy for You
Thursday 17 - Saturday 26 Aug 2017
High energy, high kicking and gloriously glamorous, Crazy for You is the ultimate feel-good musical. Opening at Theatre Royal Plymouth and starring Tom Chambers (Top Hat and winner of Strictly Come Dancing) it features a fabulous score from the Gershwin brothers’ songbook including I Got Rhythm, They Can’t Take That Away From Me, Nice Work If You Can Get It.
Wednesday 29 Aug - Saturday 15 Sep 2018
The National Theatre’s acclaimed production War Horse makes a welcome return to Theatre Royal Plymouth in 2018, where it played to sell-out houses when it made its first visit in 2013. Based on the beloved novel by Michael Morpurgo this powerfully moving and imaginative drama, filled with stirring music and songs, is a show of phenomenal inventiveness. At its heart are astonishing life-sized horses by South Africa’s Handspring Puppet Company, who bring breathing, galloping, charging horses to thrilling life on stage.
War Horse is an unforgettable theatrical event which takes audiences on an extraordinary journey from the fields of rural Devon to the trenches of First World War France.
Tickets are on sale to the general public from Thursday 29 September and can be booked online at www.theatreroyal.com from 10am or by calling the Theatre Royal Plymouth Box Office from 10am on 01752 267222 or in person at the Box Office from 10.30am