South Pacific

Under 14s must be accompanied by an adult 18+

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s
SOUTH PACIFIC
Music by Richard Rodgers
Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Book by Oscar Hammerstein II and Joshua Logan
Adapted from the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel Tales of the South Pacific by James A. Michener

Chichester Festival Theatre’s critically acclaimed, landmark production of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s South Pacific comes to Nottingham Theatre Royal in 2022.

This powerful love story, set on a South Pacific island during World War ll, is brought thrillingly to life in an epic new five-star production directed by Chichester Festival Theatre’s Artistic Director Daniel Evans (Me and My Girl and Fiddler on the Roof). With a sensational cast of over thirty and a full orchestra, this ravishing musical is set to be the must-see theatrical event of the year.

Boasting one of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s most memorable scores, this much-loved Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical features songs such as Some Enchanted Evening, I’m Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair and Bali Ha’i.

The Book of Mormon

This production comes with a parental advisory and contains explicit language
Under 14s must be accompanied by and adult aged 18+

The New York Times calls it ‘The best musical of this century.’ The Washington Post says, ‘It is the kind of evening that restores your faith in musicals.’ And Entertainment Weekly raves, ‘Grade A: the funniest musical of all time.” It’s The Book of Mormon, the nine-time Tony Award and four-time Olivier winning Best Musical.

This outrageous musical comedy from creators of South Park, Trey Parker and Matt Stone, and Bobby Lopez co-writer of Avenue Q and Frozen, follows the misadventures of a mismatched pair of missionaries, sent on a mission to a place that’s about as far from Salt Lake City as you can get. Now with sold out productions in London, on Broadway, North America, Melbourne and Sydney, The Book of Mormon has become a worldwide sensation.

Waitress

Waitress deals with some adult content and themes, discretion is advised for parents bringing children under age 13.
Under 14s must be accompanied by an adult aged 18+

“Treat yourself to a slice of five-star musical pie” (The Times) as Lucie Jones (Waitress, Les Misérables, Ghost the Musical, Legally Blonde) reprises her role of Jenna in the hit musical comedy Waitress.

Meet Jenna, a waitress and expert pie-maker who dreams of some happiness in her life. When a hot new doctor arrives in town, life gets complicated. With the support of her workmates Becky and Dawn, Jenna overcomes the challenges she faces and finds that laughter, love and friendship can provide the perfect recipe for happiness.

Brought to life by a ground-breaking, female-led creative team, this ‘warm, witty, wise and hilarious’ (Express) hit features ‘one of the best scores in years’ (The Stage) by the Grammy award-winning Sara Bareilles (Love Song, Brave) a book by acclaimed screenwriter Jessie Nelson (I Am Sam) and direction by Tony® Award-winner Diane Paulus (Pippin, Finding Neverland).

Having received standing ovations night after night in London’s West End and on Broadway, Waitress is ‘the real deal’ (Independent) musical comedy ‘made from the finest ingredients’ (Time Out).

Book now for this ‘joyously life-affirming celebration of love and friendship’ (Express).

Please note: The producers may make alterations to the published cast for any reason, at any time, and therefore cannot guarantee the appearance of any named artist.

Dreamgirls

Under 14s must be accompanied by an adult aged 18+

Let your soul sing with the dazzling multi-award winning Dreamgirls.

Direct from the West End with an extraordinary story and the unforgettable, spine-tingling vocals that send audiences wild, this spectacular musical production features the classic songs And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going, Listen, I Am Changing and One Night Only.

Meet The Dreams – Effie, Lorrell and Deena – three talented young singers in the turbulent 1960s, a revolutionary time in American music history. Join the three friends as they embark upon a musical rollercoaster ride through a world of fame, fortune and the ruthless realities of show business, testing their friendships to the very limit.

Matthew Bourne’s Nutcracker!

Age Recommendation: 5+
Under 14s must be accompanied by an adult aged 18+

A New/Adventures Production
Music by Tchaikovsky

Reimagined for the 21st century

The sweetest of all Matthew Bourne’s treats comes to Nottingham for one week only! It’s a Nutcracker! for all seasons, adored by critics and audiences alike. With family-sized helpings of Bourne’s trademark wit, pathos and magical fantasy, Nutcracker! follows Clara’s bittersweet journey from a darkly comic Christmas Eve at Dr. Dross’ Orphanage, through a shimmering, ice-skating winter wonderland to the scrumptious candy kingdom of Sweetieland, influenced by the lavish Hollywood musicals of the 1930’s.

Tchaikovsky’s glorious score and Anthony Ward’s delectable sets and costumes combine with Bourne’s dazzling choreography to create a fresh and charmingly irreverent interpretation of the classic. Expect a sprinkling of delicious new surprises in this reinvented production for 2022.

Hailed by The Observer as ‘the undisputed king of dance theatre’, master storyteller Matthew Bourne and his New Adventures company have produced some of the most successful dance productions of the last two decades including The Red Shoes, Swan Lake, Cinderella, Edward Scissorhands and most recently his acclaimed reimagining of Romeo and Juliet.

MAMMA MIA!

Under 14s must be accompanied by an adult aged 18+
Age Guidance: 5+

Following its record-breaking, sell-out run, the ultimate feel-good show MAMMA MIA! returns to The Royal Concert Hall in 2022.

Set on a Greek island paradise, a story of love, friendship and identity is cleverly told through the timeless songs of ABBA.

Sophie’s quest to discover the father she’s never known brings her mother face to face with three men from her distant romantic past on the eve of a wedding they’ll never forget.

This irresistibly funny show has been thrilling audiences all around the world and now there’s never been a better time to see this unforgettable musical in Nottingham.

Whatever age you are, you can’t help but have the time of your life at MAMMA MIA!

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie

Parental discretion advised (contains some strong language and mild sexual references).
Under 14s must be accompanied by an adult aged 18+

The smash-hit musical comes to the Theatre Royal, Nottingham, featuring West End star Layton Williams and EastEnders’ much-loved Shane Richie as Hugo/Loco Chanelle both reprising their roles from the critically acclaimed West End production. They are joined by Shobna Gulati (Coronation Street, Dinnerladies, Everybody’s Talking about Jamie West End and upcoming film) as Ray and George Sampson (winner of Britain’s Got Talent) as Dean.

Funny, fabulous and feelgood, this is the musical sensation for all the family and not to be missed!

Jamie New is sixteen and lives on a council estate in Sheffield. Jamie doesn’t quite fit in. Jamie is terrified about the future. Jamie is going to be a sensation.

Supported by his brilliant loving mum and surrounded by his friends, Jamie overcomes prejudice, beats the bullies and steps out of the darkness, into the spotlight.

With an original score of catchy pop tunes by lead singer-songwriter of The Feeling, Dan Gillespie Sells and writer Tom MacRae (Doctor Who), this brand-new musical will have everybody talking about Jamie for years to come.

Sixteen: the edge of possibility. Time to make your dreams come true.