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Dreamboats and Miniskirts

  • Written by: Maurice Gran

Musical sequel to Dreamboats And Petticoats written by Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran, which follows an aspiring vocal duo, who must adapt their style to succeed during the advent of the Beatles and the Mersey sound. Featuring the hits 'Twist & Shout', 'Handy Man', 'Pretty Woman' and 'One Fine Day'.

Bristol Hippodrome

Mon 27 Jul

£10–£35 / 0844 847 2325

Tue 28 Jul

£10–£35 / 0844 847 2325

Wed 29 Jul

£10–£35 / 0844 847 2325

…and 3 more dates until 1 Aug

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Mon 5 Oct

£15.25–£35.25 / 08441 717620

Tue 6 Oct

£15.25–£35.25 / 08441 717620

Wed 7 Oct

£15.25–£35.25 / 08441 717620

…and 3 more dates until 10 Oct

Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

Mon 6 Jul

£24.50–£29.50; £27.50–£32.50 / 01702 351135

Tue 7 Jul

£24.50–£29.50; £27.50–£32.50 / 01702 351135

Wed 8 Jul

£24.50–£29.50; £27.50–£32.50 / 01702 351135

…and 3 more dates until 11 Jul

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That'll Be the Day

Step back in time with a brand new edition of the popular touring show, and hear rock'n'roll hits from the 50s, 60s and 70s.

Alban Arena, St Albans

Thu 11 Jun

£22.50–£24.50 / 01727 844488

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Tue 2 Jun

£23–£40

Baths Hall, Scunthorpe

Thu 30 Apr

£24.50 / 0844 854 2776

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…and at 23 other places

Dance 'Til Dawn

  • Written by: Karen Bruce

Strictly Come Dancing favourites Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace celebrate the Golden Age of Hollywood.

Hull New Theatre

Mon 27 Apr

£16–£33.50; £12.50–£24.50; £19–£36 / 01482 226655

Tue 28 Apr

£16–£33.50; £12.50–£24.50; £19–£36 / 01482 226655

Wed 29 Apr

£16–£33.50; £12.50–£24.50; £19–£36 / 01482 226655

…and 3 more dates until 2 May

An Evening of Burlesque

Cabaret spectacular featuring fan dancing fantasies, foxy 40s WAF sirens, bubblegum blowing baseball babes and cheesecake pin-ups.

Baths Hall, Scunthorpe

Fri 26 Jun

£20 / 0844 854 2776

The Brindley, Runcorn

Fri 19 Jun

£23 / 0151 907 8360

Bristol Hippodrome

Fri 28 Aug

£22.50–£25 / 0844 847 2325

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…and at 1 other place

Legally Blonde The Musical: Carlton Operatic Society

The musical tale about the ditsy blonde Ellie Woods who comes to realise that it's more important to be smart.

Theatre Royal, Nottingham

Tue 5 May

£10–£21 / 0115 989 5555

Wed 6 May

£10–£21 / 0115 989 5555

Thu 7 May

£10–£21 / 0115 989 5555

…and 2 more dates until 9 May

Whitney: Queen Of The Night

A celebration of the music and life of Whitney Houston. This award-winning production features a stellar line up with rising West End star Rebecca Freckleton.

Alhambra Theatre, Dunfermline

Fri 16 Oct

£21 / 01383 740384

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Sun 26 Apr

£20 (£19) / 020 8561 8371

Caird Hall, Dundee

Tue 10 Nov

£22.50 / 01382 434940

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The Addams Family

Hamilton District Youth Theatre present the magnificently macabre new musical comedy, The Addams Family.

The Town House, Hamilton

Thu 30 Apr

£10 (£9) / 01698 452299

Fri 1 May

£10 (£9) / 01698 452299

Sat 2 May

£10 (£9) / 01698 452299

Beyond the Barricade

A selection of the best-loved songs from new and classic West End shows like The Phantom of the Opera, Mamma Mia, The Lion King and Les Miserables.

Alhambra Theatre, Dunfermline

Mon 28 Sep

£20 / 01383 740384

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Sat 6 Jun

£20.50 / 08441 717620

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Thu 3 Dec

£20.50 / 0844 871 3014

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Hairspray: Mad Cow Productions

A musical telling the story of Tracy Turnblad, a big girl with big hair and an even bigger heart, as she sets out to follow her dreams, inspire her mum and win the boy she loves.

Theatre Severn, Shrewsbury

Thu 30 Apr

£12.50–£18.50; £12.50–£18.50 (£10.50–£16.50) / 01743 281281

Fri 1 May

£12.50–£18.50; £12.50–£18.50 (£10.50–£16.50) / 01743 281281

Sat 2 May

£12.50–£18.50; £12.50–£18.50 (£10.50–£16.50) / 01743 281281

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Oklahoma!

  • Directed by: Rachel Kavanaugh

It's the grandpappy of the modern musical, the first one that didn't rely on ritzy production numbers, the first one in which the songs advanced the action instead of bringing it to a halt. Music & Lyrics and Royal & Derngate Northampton present Rodgers and Hammerstein's tale of a cowboy, his gal and the small…

Birmingham Hippodrome

Tue 30 Jun

£20–£40 / 0844 338 5000

Wed 1 Jul

£20–£40 / 0844 338 5000

Thu 2 Jul

£20–£40 / 0844 338 5000

…and 2 more dates until 4 Jul

Bristol Hippodrome

Tue 14 Jul

£12.90–£43.40 ( £10–£39.50) / 0844 847 2325

Wed 15 Jul

£12.90–£43.40 ( £10–£39.50) / 0844 847 2325

Thu 16 Jul

£12.90–£43.40 ( £10–£39.50) / 0844 847 2325

…and 2 more dates until 18 Jul

The Hawth, Crawley

Tue 12 May

£36.50 7.30pm; £36.50 7.30pm; £33 2.30pm; £36.50 2.30pm; £39 7.30pm / 01293 553636

Wed 13 May

£36.50 7.30pm; £36.50 7.30pm; £33 2.30pm; £36.50 2.30pm; £39 7.30pm / 01293 553636

Thu 14 May

£36.50 7.30pm; £36.50 7.30pm; £33 2.30pm; £36.50 2.30pm; £39 7.30pm / 01293 553636

…and 2 more dates until 16 May

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The Tap Dancing Mermaid

The Moon narrates a magical story of a tap dancer who can only come out at night. A devised solo show with puppets, live music, storytelling and tap dancing.

The Spring, Havant

Sat 23 May

£8 (Children £5) / 023 9247 2700

Flanders and Swann

Multi-award-winner Tim FitzHigham and BBC Radio 4's Duncan Walsh-Atkins celebrate the classic songs and legendary wit of the droll twosome.

The Oxford Playhouse

Fri 10 Jul

£15–£20 (Children £13–£18; £13–£18; £13–£18) / 01865 305305

Richmond Theatre

Thu 4 Jun

£18–£37 / 0870 060 6651

Shrek the Musical

  • Directed by: Nigel Harman
  • Written by: David Lindsay-Abaire (lyrics)

Based on the award-winning DreamWorks animation film, Shrek the Musical comes direct from London, where it was seen live on stage by nearly a million people. This production is directed by Nigel Harman, who starred as Lord Farquaad in the West End show and won the 2012 Laurence Olivier Award for Best Performance in a…

Birmingham Hippodrome

Sun 26 Apr

£30–£45 / 0844 338 5000

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Tue 20 Oct

£15–£45 / 0844 871 3014

Wed 21 Oct

£15–£45 / 0844 871 3014

Thu 22 Oct

£15–£45 / 0844 871 3014

…and 15 more dates until 8 Nov

King's Theatre, Glasgow

Wed 29 Apr

£15–£54.50 / 0844 871 7648

Thu 30 Apr

£15–£54.50 / 0844 871 7648

Fri 1 May

£19.50–£60 / 0844 871 7648

…and 11 more dates until 16 May

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Anything Goes

  • Directed by: Daniel Evans
  • Written by: lyrics)

Cole Porter's uplifting masterpiece of song, dance and romance, featuring songs including 'I Get A Kick Out of You', 'You're the Top' and It's 'De-Lovely'.

Birmingham Hippodrome

Mon 14 Sep

£22.50–£39.50 / 0844 338 5000

Tue 15 Sep

£22.50–£39.50 / 0844 338 5000

Wed 16 Sep

£22.50–£39.50 / 0844 338 5000

…and 3 more dates until 19 Sep

Bristol Hippodrome

Tue 6 Oct

£14.50–£45.50 / 0844 847 2325

Wed 7 Oct

£14.50–£45.50 / 0844 847 2325

Thu 8 Oct

£14.50–£45.50 / 0844 847 2325

…and 2 more dates until 10 Oct

Cornerstone Arts Centre, Didcot

Sat 2 May

£13.50 (£12) / 01235 515144

Sun 3 May

£13.50 (£12) / 01235 515144

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A Century of Musicals

A hundred years of musical favourites.

Grand Opera House, York

Sat 9 May

£16

Hairspray: St Agnes' Choral Society

Musical with popular song and dance routines about teenager Tracy Turnblad and her ambition to land a part as a dancer on the ever popular Corny Collins TV show.

Grand Opera House, Belfast

Tue 28 Apr

£14–£27 / 028 9024 0411

Wed 29 Apr

£14–£27 / 028 9024 0411

Thu 30 Apr

£14–£27 / 028 9024 0411

…and 2 more dates until 2 May

The Magic of Motown

Tribute to the sweet soul sounds of Motown starring the supremely-talented Magic of Motown band, with hits made famous by the Isley Brothers, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Martha Reeves and more.

Alhambra Theatre, Dunfermline

Sat 6 Jun

£24.50 / 01383 740384

Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Fri 8 May

£19.75–£2825 (£17.75–£26.25) / 02476 553055

Bristol Hippodrome

Sat 3 Oct

£26 / 0844 847 2325

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…and at 24 other places

Redhead

The London School of Musical Theatre present the award-winning Redhead – a musical about a woman who pretends to be attacked in order to win the affections of a man.

Bridewell Theatre, London EC4Y

Tue 28 Apr

£16

  • 19:30 – 10:00 Redhead Bridewell Theatre, London

Wed 29 Apr

£16

  • 19:30 – 10:00 Redhead Bridewell Theatre, London

Thu 30 Apr

£16

  • 19:30 – 10:00 Redhead Bridewell Theatre, London
…and 2 more dates until 2 May

Bugsy Malone

Splurge guns at the ready – Alan Parker's Bugsy Malone is presented by Kidz on Stage.

Leas Cliff Hall, Folkestone

Thu 20 Aug

£10 / 01303 228600

Fri 21 Aug

£13 / 01303 228600

Sat 22 Aug

£13 / 01303 228600

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Carousel

  • Written by: Rodgers

Touching musical following the ill-fated love affair between bad boy Billy Bigelow and naive Julie Jordan. Featuring 'If I Loved You', 'June Is Bustin' Out All Over' and 'You'll Never Walk Alone'.

The Spotlight Theatre, Bridlington

Tue 28 Apr

£8 (Children £5) / 01262 601006

  • 19:30 – 22:00 Carousel The Spotlight Theatre, Bridlington

Wed 29 Apr

£8 (Children £5) / 01262 601006

  • 19:30 – 22:00 Carousel The Spotlight Theatre, Bridlington

Thu 30 Apr

£8 (Children £5) / 01262 601006

  • 19:30 – 22:00 Carousel The Spotlight Theatre, Bridlington
…and 2 more dates until 2 May

An Evening of Dirty Dancing: The Tribute Show

  • Directed by: Leanne Harwood

A song and dance show featuring a number of performers showcasing well-known tunes including 'Do You Love Me', 'Big Girls Don't Cry' and 'I've Had The Time Of My Life'.

Alhambra Theatre, Dunfermline

Sat 26 Sep

£20 / 01383 740384

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Thu 16 Jul

£18–£34

The Bacon Theatre, Cheltenham

Thu 7 May

£20 (Early Bird £18) / 01242 258002

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…and at 13 other places

Ghost The Musical: Maryport Amateur Operatic and Dramatic Society

A musical inspired by the 1990 hit romantic drama starring Patrick Swayze and Demi Moore. Featuring an original score by Dave Stewart and Glen Ballard of the Eurythmics including the timeless classic Unchained Melody played by a live nine piece orchestra.

Carnegie Theatre, Workington

Wed 13 May

£10 / 01900 602122

Thu 14 May

£10 / 01900 602122

Fri 15 May

£10 / 01900 602122

Sat 16 May

£10 / 01900 602122

Honk: Musical Youth Theatre Stafford

The company presents a musical drama based on Hans Christian Andersen's The Ugly Duckling, telling the story of a gaggle of farmyard characters who join the naive, but lovable, Ugly on his journey to becoming an elegant swan.

Gatehouse Theatre, Stafford

Wed 8 Jul

£13.50 (Children £11.50; £11.50; £11.50) / 01785 254653

Thu 9 Jul

£13.50 (Children £11.50; £11.50; £11.50) / 01785 254653

Fri 10 Jul

£13.50 (Children £11.50; £11.50; £11.50) / 01785 254653

Sat 11 Jul

£13.50 (Children £11.50; £11.50; £11.50) / 01785 254653

Musicality: Another Opening: Selsig Operatic Society, Spotlight Theatre Group & Theatremask Productions.

Three theatre companies have joined forces to perform smash hit songs and routines from popular musicals.

The Park & Dare Theatre, Treorchy

Thu 18 Jun

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