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The Magic Flute
Until Friday, March 1, 2019

This bewitching coming-of-age adventure tells the epic tale of Prince Tamino on his quest to rescue Pamina, daughter of the Queen of the Night, who is being held captive by the Priest of the Sun. As adventure jostles with dark fantasy, comedy collides with powerful drama, and all spectacularly set to Mozart’s scintillating score, Prince Tamino soon discovers that nothing – not even day or night – is quite as it seems.

Until Saturday, February 2, 2019

The international smash-hit musical comedy returns. Lucky Eric, Judd, Les and Ralph are back and telling the tales of a Yorkshire nightclub – of lads and lasses, sticky floors and shots galore, the morning taxi rides home: all under the watchful eyes of the bouncers. Written by the multi-award winning John Godber, this modern classic will see the boys catapulted into the 21st century. 

Theatre Royal, Wakefield
Dirty Dancing
Monday, January 28, 2019 - Saturday, February 2, 2019

You’re guaranteed to have the Time Of Your Life when this musical comes to town. Exploding with the heart-pounding music of the 60s and sensationally sexy dancing, watch Baby and Johnny come together for the most challenging and triumphant summer of their lives.

The Alhambra, Bradford


The Comedy About A Bank Robbery
Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - Saturday, February 9, 2019

Ocean’s Eleven meets the Marx Brothers in this dynamite new comedy by the creators of the multi-award winning The Play That Goes Wrong, Mischief Theatre. A priceless diamond has been entrusted to the city bank, an institution so corrupt that even the security guards are on the take. Can it be safely stored or will it all go horribly wrong? Go along and see – it would be criminal to miss it.

Dr Doolittle
Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - Saturday, March 9, 2019

Join the eccentric Doctor Doolittle – played by acting wizard Mark Williams (of Harry Potter fame) – his human companions and his exotic menagerie of animal friends on an extraordinary adventure to find the Giant Pink Sea Snail: an animal that holds the secret of life and generally makes the world a happier place. An vivacious musical adventure featuring stunning visual puppetry, all your favourite songs and fun for all the family.

Hull New Theatre
Madagascar the Musical
Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - Saturday, March 2, 2019

Take a walk on the wild side as this new musical from Dreamworks sees Alex the lion, Marty the zebra, Melman the giraffe and Gloria the hippo escape from their home in New York's Central Park Zoo and find themselves on an unexpected journey to the madcap world of Madagascar.

York Theatre Royal


Big Girls Don't Cry
Saturday, March 9, 2019

Celebrating the sensational music of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons (and a decade of the production itself featuring the East Coast Boys) you won’t want to miss this extra special performance. Step back in time to the era of romance and experience all of the smash-hits that propelled Frankie Valli to super stardom – from Sherry and December 1963 (Oh What a Night), to Walk Like a Man and, of course, Big Girls Don’t Cry. 

City Hall, Hull

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