Evita

Following its smash hit runs in London Bill Kenwright’s production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s EVITA is thrilling audiences once again across the UK.

Telling the story of Eva Peron, wife of former Argentine dictator Juan Peron, EVITA follows Eva’s journey from humble beginnings through to extraordinary wealth, power and iconic status which ultimately lead her to be heralded as the ‘spiritual leader of the nation’ by the Argentine people.

With more than 20 major awards to its credit, and the Oscar winning film version starring Madonna and Antonio Banderas, and featuring some of the most iconic songs in musical theatre, including Don’t Cry For Me Argentina, On This Night of a Thousand Stars, You Must Love Me, and Another Suitcase in Another Hall, this smash hit show truly promises to be THE THEATRICAL EVENT OF THE YEAR!

The Elvis Years 2018

The Elvis Years is an outstanding musical production which brings to the stage the incredible story of the ‘king of rock and roll’ – Elvis Presley.

This glittering production charts the musical and emotional highs and lows of Elvis’ amazing journey from poor truck-driving teenager from Tupelo, Mississippi through the army, Hollywood and finally the legendary Las Vegas concerts.

With a world class cast, authentic costumes and rare film footage, The Elvis Years features more than 50 of the King’s greatest hits including ‘Hound Dog’, ‘It’s Now or Never’, ‘Suspicious Minds’ ‘American Trilogy’ and many more, as well as lesser known tracks such as ‘Rock A Hula Baby’ and ‘Bossa Nova Baby’.

SHOWSTOPPER! THE IMPROVISED MUSICAL

Showstopper! The Improvised Musical is spontaneous musical comedy at its finest – direct from the West End and now heading to Hull!

With nine years as an Edinburgh Fringe must-see phenomenon, a BBC Radio 4 Series and now a critically acclaimed West End run at London’s Apollo Theatre as well as an Olivier Award to their name, The Showstoppers have delighted audiences across the globe with their ingenious blend of comedy, musical theatre and spontaneity.

A brand new musical comedy is created from scratch at each performance of this award-winning show as audience suggestions are transformed on the spot into an all-singing, all dancing production with unpredictable and hilarious results. This incredible comedy troupe never fail to impress as they create shows packed with drama, dazzling dance routines and catchy melodies, leaving delighted audiences singing all the way home.

So whether you fancy Sondheim on a ski lift or Cole Porter in Poundland – you suggest it and the Showstoppers will sing it!

2016 Olivier Award Winners – Best Entertainment and Family Show.

Sing along: The Greatest Showman

Looking for something to do? Head to Middleton Hall and see a film. and not just any film, but The Greatest Showman. And here’s the best part: you can take the kids, who will be able to sing “This is Me” at the top of their little lungs.

Rating BBFC rating PG – not suitable for children 7 years or younger.

Timing Doors: 6.30 Screening: 7pm

Tickets (plus booking fee) Adult £4.00 Concessions £3.00 (child under 16, student with card, OAP)

Talegate Theatre Company presents Hocus Panto

We put a spell on you!

The three witches you love to hate are back and more magical that ever, flying high in this wicked Halloween Pantomime.

Magical illusions, pop songs and things that go bump in the night all form the essential ingredients of this bewitching plot sure to delight youngsters and adults alike.

A ghoulishly spooktacular parody production for this year’s October half term that will leave you spellbound.

Three Emos

Emos Ruth, Nat and Liv spend their days working dead-end jobs in Hull, and nights in Spiders, and the Polar Bear. But an idea to start their own band soon gets out of hand, and before they know it, they’re playing every care home in the East Riding!

Generations clash and come together, in this uplifting tale of finding inspiration in the most unlikely of places.

We Will Rock You

The worldwide smash hit musical by Queen and Ben Elton returns to the UK, and is sue to dazzle all the sense in breath-taking style. Guaranteed to blow your mind, this musical phenomenon is not to be missed!

Since 2002, over 16 million theatergoers in 19 counties have thrilled to this awe-inspiring production.

With 24 of Queen’s biggest hits delivered in a show that boasts the scale and spectacle that marked the bands’ legendary live performances.

Club Tropicana: The Musical

Take a trip back to the electric 80’s and embark on a summer of love and smash-hit classics!

Welcome to the Club Tropicana Hotel, where the drinks are free and the whole family is invited to join the ultimate holiday musical, celebrating all that we love about the 80’s.

Set to the most iconic pop anthems of the era, performed live on stage, including: Making Your Mind Up, Take On Me, Relax, and many more!

Taj Express

Vaibhavi and Shruti Merchant, acclaimed choreographers of The Merchants of Bollywood present Taj Express, the spectacular new musical featuring the songs of Oscar winner A.R Rahman, composer of Slumdog Millionaire.

See this modern production transport the kaleidoscopic colours of India onto the Hull City Hall stage direct from a sell-out London season.

Rhythmically blending explosive dance with the hits of India’s most iconic composers, Taj Express is brought to life by the stars of Bollywood cinema and its greatest musicians live on stage

Beverley Does Broadway – The Rebound

Back by popular demand after a sell-out run in 2015, this troupe of musical comediennes will transport you to the West End with Beverley Does Broadway: The Rebound.

With classic favourites from My Fair Lady and Chicago, catchy hits from Hairspray, and even a bit of Sondheim, everyone can enjoy some of the world’s most popular show-tunes, with a twist.

Join in for a night of belly-aching laughs, delicious harmonies and show-stopping singing right on your doorstep.

Culture:Orchestra Magic!

Join the Culture:Orchestra for a whole evening of myth and magic, including music from Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix and The Deathly Hallows, as well as The Chronicles of Narnia:The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe and highlights from the box office smash, Wicked.

Paired with some of the best loved magical orchestral works; The Magic Flute Overture, The Moldau, In the Hall of the Mountain King and the Hansel and Gretel Overture, the Culture:Orchestra and their night of magic is one not to be missed.

Culture:Orchestra Magic! will take place on the following dates:

 

Annie

Annie

Direct from the West End, Annie returns in 2019, heading to Hull New Theatre for one week only!

Set in 1930s New York during The Great Depression, brave young Annie is forced to live a life of misery at Miss Hannigan’s orphanage. Her luck soon changes when she’s chosen to spend a fairytale Christmas with famous billionaire, Oliver Warbucks.

Meanwhile, the spiteful Miss Hannigan has other ideas and hatches a plan to spoil Annie’s search for her true family…

With its Tony award-winning book and score, including the unforgettable songs It’s The Hard-Knock Life, Easy Street, I Don’t Need Anything But You and Tomorrow, you can bet your bottom dollar that you’ll love it!

Cilla the Musical

Cilla The Musical is a spectacular and heart-warming musical adaptation of the critically acclaimed ITV mini-series based on the early life of Cilla Black.

The story follows the extraordinary life of the ordinary teenage girl from Liverpool, Priscilla White, and her rocky yet incredible rise to fame. By the age of just 25 she was recognized as international singing star Cilla Black and would go on to become Britain’s favourite television entertainer headlining series’ of Blind Date, Surprise Surprise and many more.

The musical score is the ultimate soundtrack to the 60’s, including Cilla’s greatest hits Anyone Who Had a Heart, Alfie and Something Tells Me and many more.

Mamma Mia

Join the ultimate feel-good show Mamma Mia, the world’s sunniest and most exhilarating smash-hit musical!

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 comes to Hull for one week only, so there’s never been a better time to see this unforgettable musical.

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

The Little Mermaid Jr.

Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen’s most beloved stories, Disney’s The Little Mermaid JR. is an enchanting look at the sacrifices we all make for love and acceptance.

In a magical underwater kingdom, a beautiful young mermaid named Ariel longs to leave her ocean home behind and live in the world above.

But first, she’ll have to defy her father, King Triton, and make a deal with the evil sea witch Ursula, and convince the handsome Prince Eric that she’s the girl whose enchanting voice he’s been seeking.

Aladdin Jr

Based on the iconic animated film, with an Academy Award-winning score by Alan Menken, Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, Disney’s Aladdin JR. is sure to send audiences soaring on a flying carpet ride filled with romance and adventure.

When the street urchin, Aladdin, vies for the attention of the beautiful princess, Jasmine, he uses a genie’s magic power to become a prince in order to marry her. Iago, Jafar, the Genie and more are here in Disney’s Aladdin JR., a musical adventure filled with magic, mayhem and the power of love.