Theatre Royal Brighton’s new season

 

We are delighted to announce that Theatre Royal Brighton’s new season goes on general sale tomorrow with an exciting new season of star studded musicals, dramas, children’s shows and dance – whatever your tastes, you’ll be spoiled for choice.

Why not join us this Christmas for the electrifying musical Grease? Voted number 1 on Channel 4’s 100 Greatest Musicals, this feel good show will provide the perfect way to celebrate! We are also very excited to begin the New Year opening the tour of Strangers on a Train. A play based on the novel by Patricia Highsmith made universally famous by the classic Alfred Hitchcock film, this production promises to thrill and chill as the suspense mounts!


Click here to browse the full What’s On December 2017 – March 2018 online.

 

 

CABARET

Directed by National Theatre Artistic Director Rufus Norris this fantastic production has enjoyed two smash hit West End runs at The Lyric and The Savoy theatres. Cabaret features show stopping choreography, dazzling costumes and iconic songs. Starring Will Young and Louise Redknapp.

TUE 5 – SAT 9 DEC

TUE – SAT 7.45PM

WED, THU & SAT MATS 2.30PM

 

 

100 TALES OF US

Following the sell out success of A Winter’s Trail and Amongst the Stars, award winning Herringbone Arts return with a magical tale of the mischievous unseen residents of the Theatre!

FRI 1 – SUN 24 DEC

See website for times

 

 

 

 

GREASE

He’s the one that you want! Tom Parker, from the UK’s top boy band The Wanted, is to star as ‘bad boy’ Danny in Grease, the No.1 greatest musical! Also starring Over The Rainbow winner Danielle Hope as Sandy and EastEnders’ & Strictly Come Dancing’s Louisa Lytton as Rizzo. It’s time to dust off your leather jackets, pull on your bobbysocks and come along to the biggest party in Brighton this Christmas as Danny and Sandy fall in love all over again.

MON 11 – SUN 31 DEC

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STRANGERS ON A TRAIN

Christopher Harper (Coronation Street), John Middleton (Emmerdale), Jack Ashton (Call The Midwife) and Hannah Tointon (Mr Selfridge) lead the cast in a brand new production of the spellbinding thriller. Strangers On A Train is based on the world renowned 1950 novel by Patricia Highsmith, made universally famous by the classic Alfred Hitchcock film.

FRI 5 – SAT 13 JAN

MON– SAT 7.45PM

THU & SAT MATS 2.30PM

 

 

PEPPA PIG

Join Peppa as she gets ready to go on an exciting camping trip to the woods with George and her school friends, including Pedro Pony, Suzy Sheep and Gerald Giraffe.

SAT 20 – SUN 21 JAN

SAT 1PM & 4PM

SUN 10AM & 1PM

 

 

THE SNOWMAN

Based on Raymond Brigg’s much loved book and featuring Howard Blake’s classic song Walking In The Air, this enchanting live show has thrilled audiences throughout the world since first appearing on stage over twenty years ago. Be a part of the magic.

WED 24 – SUN 28 JAN

WED & FRI 7PM

THU 10.30AM & 2PM

SAT 1.30PM & 5PM

SUN 11AM & 3PM

 

 

THE RUSSIAN STATE BALLET OF SIBERIA

Russia’s acclaimed ballet company return to Brighton with Romeo & Juliet, Cinderella and Swan Lake. The Russian State Ballet of Siberia has quickly established itself as one of Russia’s leading ballet companies. The soloists and corps de ballet are superb and never fail to delight audiences with their breathtaking physical ability and dazzling costumes.

MON 19 – WED 21 FEB

ROMEO AND JULIET: MON 7.45PM

CINDERELLA: TUE 7.45PM

SWAN LAKE: WED 2.30PM & 7.45PM

 

 

GEORGES MARVELLOUS MEDICINE

Following the success of Fantastic Mr. Fox, The Twits and The Witches, Curve’s magnificent new co-production with Rose Theatre Kingston promises to be yet another hugely imaginative and entertaining stage adaptation, bursting with growing grannies, feathery farm animals and bags of frothbuggling family fun.

TUE 27 FEB – SAT 3 MAR

TUE – FRI 6.30PM

WED & THU 10.30AM

SAT 10.30AM, 2.30PM & 7PM

 

 

BRIGHTON ROCK

Pilot Theatre and York Theatre Royal are proud to bring the dark underworld of Graham Greene’s classic novel Brighton Rock to the stage in this new adaptation by acclaimed writer Bryony Lavery. An unmissable version of this gripping noir thriller.

TUE 6 – SAT 10 MAR

TUE – SAT 7.45PM

THU AND SAT MAT 2.30PM

 

 

OF MICE AND MEN

Set in the trying times of the Great Depression, Of Mice And Men is a powerful portrait of the American spirit and a heartbreaking testament to the bonds of friendship and what it means to be human. This landmark play is written by the Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck.

MON 12 – SAT 17 MAR

MON – SAT 7.45PM

THU & SAT MATS 2.30PM

 

 

RAMBERT

Britain’s national dance company return with a piece from internationally acclaimed choreographer Andonis Foniadakis and a new creation from Ben Duke, inspired by the spirit of Nina Simone. Completing the programme is To Be Me from special guests Julie Cunningham and Company. Choreographed to recordings by Kate Tempest.

WED 21 – SAT 24 MAR

WED – SAT 7.30PM

THU MAT 1.30PM

 

 

QUARTET

Paul Nicholas (Real Marigold Hotel, EastEnders, Just Good Friends), Wendi Peters (Coronation Street), Sue Holderness (Only Fools and Horses, The Green Green Grass) and Jeff Rawle (Harry Potter, Drop The Dead Donkey), star in a brand new revival of the bittersweet comedy Quartet.

MON 26 – SAT 31 MAR

MON – SAT 7.45PM

THU & SAT MATS 2.30PM

 

 

ALSO ON SALE

 

FLASHDANCE

Starring Strictly Come Dancing champion, Joanne Clifton and A1 heart throb Ben Adams, Flashdance – The Musical tells the inspiring and unforgettable story of Alex, a determined welder who dreams of becoming a professional dancer. When romance complicates her ambitions, she harnesses it to drive her dream of attending Shipley Dance Academy.

MON 9 – SAT 14 APR

MON – SAT 7.45PM

THU AND SAT MATS 2.30PM

 

 

SON OF A PREACHER MAN

Son of a Preacher Man is the sparklingly funny and sweetly touching new musical featuring the greatest hits of Dusty Springfield. Starring recording artist Michelle Gayle (Wolfblood, EastEnders) and Alice Barlow (Hollyoaks, Drifters).

TUE 17 – SAT 21 APR

TUE – SAT 7.45PM

THU & SAT MATS 2.30PM

 

 

THE WINSLOW BOY

Rattigan is one of Britain’s greatest playwrights and the The Winslow Boy is a courageous and humorous window into the class and political hypocrisy of Edwardian England. Starring Tessa Peake-Jones and Aden Gillett.

MON 23 – SAT 28 APR

MON – SAT 7.45PM

THU & SAT MATS 2.30PM

 

 

AWFUL AUNTIE

From the award winning West End producers of Gangsta Granny comes the world premiere of David Walliams’ Awful Auntie featuring a very large owl, a very small ghost and a very Awful Auntie!

WED 6 – SAT 9 JUN

WED – SAT 7PM

THU 1.30PM, FRI 10.30AM,

SAT MAT 2.30PM

 

 

LA TRAVIATA AND MADAMA BUTTERFLY

Opera & Ballet International proudly presents an Ellen Kent production with international soloists, highly praised chorus and full orchestra. La Traviata is Verdi’s outstanding interpretation of one of the most popular love stories of the 19th century, La Dame aux Camelias. Puccini’s Madama Butterfly tells the heart breaking story of the beautiful young Japanese girl who falls in love with an American naval lieutenant – with dramatic results.

TUE 1 – WED 2 MAY

LA TRAVIATA: TUE 7.30PM

MADAMA BUTTERFLY: WED 7.30PM

 

 

 

 

LEGALLY BLONDE THE MUSICAL

The smash hit Broadway and West End musical based on the best loved movie follows beautiful and popular sorority sister Elle Woods. Starring Rita Simons as Paulette Bonafonte, Lucie Jones as Elle Woods and Bill Ward as Professor Callahan.

MON 11 – SAT 16 JUN

MON – SAT 7.45PM

THU & SAT MAT 2.30PM

 

 

IOLANTHE

Universally regarded as Sir Arthur Sullivan’s most beautiful score, Iolanthe is a topsy turvy love story between the most unlikely of couples – fairies and members of the House of Lords! Sasha Regan’s all male, award winning company return with their best received production.

TUE 19 – SAT 23 JUN

TUE – SAT 7.45PM

THU & SAT MATS 2.30PM

 

 

TELETUBBIES

See the iconic, world famous Teletubbies in their first ever theatre show created especially for your little ones. Join Tinky Winky, Dipsy, Laa-Laa and Po in a show full of love and laughter as they explore the magical world of Teletubbyland.

WED 4 – THU 5 JUL

WED AND THU 10AM & 1PM

 

SUMMER HOLIDAY THE MUSICAL

In 1963 Cliff Richard and the Shadows took off on a joyous jaunt across Europe in a Routemaster bus in the film Summer Holiday. Now this iconic film is a feel good stage musical featuring classics such as In the Country, Summer Holiday, Travellin’ Light, Bachelor Boy, Move It and more.

TUE 17 – SAT 21 JUL

TUE – SAT 7.30PM

WED & SAT MATS 2.30PM

 

 

THIS IS ELVIS

This Is Elvis recreates all the drama leading up to the comeback as well as staging the monumental concert. It then proceeds with The King to his Vegas debut. This production celebrates 50 years since the TV phenomenon and is testament that his songs live on and the King still rules!

MON 9 – SAT 14 JUL

MON – SAT 7.45PM

THU & SAT

MATS 2.30PM