Birmingham Hippodrome

Birmingham Hippodrome
Hurst Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B5 4TB
  • Telephone 0844 338 5000
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  • Website www.birminghamhippodrome.com
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Acosta Danza

Mixture of classical and contemporary Cuban dance.

Wed 18 Oct

£12–£32 / 0844 338 5000

Thu 19 Oct

£12–£32 / 0844 338 5000

Fri 20 Oct

£12–£32 / 0844 338 5000

Sat 21 Oct

£12–£32 / 0844 338 5000

Aditi Mangaldas Dance Company: Inter_rupted

A high-octane work based on disintegration, fragility, vulnerability, age and transience which follows the trajectory of modern Kathak.

Mon 23 Oct

£15 / 0844 338 5000

  • 19:30

Aladdin

Birmingham Royal Ballet bring to life the classic tale.

Tue 3 Oct

£20–£55 / 0844 338 5000

Wed 4 Oct

£20–£55 / 0844 338 5000

Thu 5 Oct

£20–£55 / 0844 338 5000

…and 2 more dates until 7 Oct

Art

  • Directed by: Matthew Warchus
  • Written by: Yasmina Reza

Twenty years after Yasmina Reza's Olivier Award-winning study of friendship, prejudice and tolerance premiered in the West End, director Matthew Warchus reunites the entire original team to revisit the story of Serge, Marc and Yvan, whose solid 15-year friendship founders when Serge buys an expensive painting. Tim Key…

Mon 21 May 2018

£26–£40 / 0844 338 5000

Tue 22 May 2018

£26–£40 / 0844 338 5000

Wed 23 May 2018

£26–£40 / 0844 338 5000

…and 3 more dates until 26 May 2018

The Band

  • Written by: Tim Firth

Brand new British musical featuring the songs of Take That, created in association with Britain’s most successful band. Written by Tim Firth The Band tells the story of five 16-year-old girls who are fans of a male pop group. Playing the boy band are Five to Five, the winners of the BBC show Let It Shine.

Tue 1 May 2018

£29.50–£49.50 / 0844 338 5000

Wed 2 May 2018

£29.50–£49.50 / 0844 338 5000

Thu 3 May 2018

£29.50–£49.50 / 0844 338 5000

…and 8 more dates until 12 May 2018

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

  • Directed by: Marc Bruni
  • Written by: Gerry Goffin (music & lyrics), Barry Mann (music & lyrics), Cynthia Weil (music & lyrics), Douglas McGrath, Carole King (music & lyrics)

Musical charting the early life and career of the singer-songwriter and her husband Gerry Goffin.

Tue 7 Nov

£27–£45 / 0844 338 5000

Wed 8 Nov

£27–£45 / 0844 338 5000

Thu 9 Nov

£27–£45 / 0844 338 5000

…and 6 more dates until 3 Feb 2018

Birmingham Royal Ballet: Aladdin

The classic story of Aladdin and his adventures with a magic lamp is brought life in David Bintley's production, which features music by BAFTA award-winning Carl Davis and vibrant designs from Dick Bird.

Tue 3 Oct

£11–£32.50 / 0844 338 5000

  • 19:30

Wed 4 Oct

£11–£32.50 / 0844 338 5000

  • 19:30

Thu 5 Oct

£11–£32.50 / 0844 338 5000

  • 14:00
  • 19:30
…and 2 more dates until 7 Oct

Birmingham Royal Ballet: Concerto/Elite Syncopations/Still Life At The Penguin Café

Dancers from the company perform a triple bill to include Michael Corder's interpretation of this classic Hans Christian Andersen tale, Le Baiser De La Fee, John Cranko's choreographed Pineapple Poll and a new work by Birmingham Royal Ballet's Ruth Brill, Arcadia.

Wed 27 Sep

£5–£26 / 0844 338 5000

  • 19:30

Thu 28 Sep

£5–£26 / 0844 338 5000

  • 14:00
  • 19:30

Fri 29 Sep

£5–£26 / 0844 338 5000

  • 19:30

Sat 30 Sep

£5–£26 / 0844 338 5000

  • 14:30
  • 19:30

Birmingham Royal Ballet: First Steps: Aladdin

This hour-long, interactive show, specially adapted for children aged 3+, aims to gentle introduce youngsters to the beautiful art-form of ballet. Featuring excerpts from Aladdin, performed by Birmingham Royal Ballet's dancers and orchestra, the event is a feast for the senses.

Fri 6 Oct

£10 / 0844 338 5000

  • 13:00

Birmingham Royal Ballet: Three Short Story Ballets

Three short story ballets: Le Baiser de la fée, Pineapple Poll and Arcadia.

Wed 20 Jun 2018

£10–£32 / 0844 338 5000

Thu 21 Jun 2018

£10–£32 / 0844 338 5000

Fri 22 Jun 2018

£10–£32 / 0844 338 5000

Sat 23 Jun 2018

£10–£32 / 0844 338 5000

Cinderella

Panto fun.

Tue 19 Dec

£22.50–£44 / 0844 338 5000

Wed 20 Dec

£22.50–£44 / 0844 338 5000

Thu 21 Dec

£22.50–£44 / 0844 338 5000

…and 32 more dates until 28 Jan 2018

Crazy for You

Feel-good musical starring Tom Chambers (winner of Strictly Come Dancing) featuring a score from the Gershwin brothers’ songbook.

Tue 24 Oct

£27–£45 / 0844 338 5000

Wed 25 Oct

£27–£45 / 0844 338 5000

Thu 26 Oct

£27–£45 / 0844 338 5000

…and 2 more dates until 28 Oct

Crazy For You

George Gershwin's glamorous musical set in the 1930s, starring Caroline Flack and Tom Chambers.

Tue 24 Oct

£12–£94 / 0844 338 5000

  • 19:30

Wed 25 Oct

£12–£94 / 0844 338 5000

  • 14:00
  • 19:30

Thu 26 Oct

£12–£94 / 0844 338 5000

  • 14:00
  • 19:30
…and 2 more dates until 28 Oct

Frankenshow

London- and Essex-based performance company Getinthebackofthevan conjures a post-apocalyptic waking dream by gradually filling the stage with a relentless cast of battery-operated creatures.

Tue 17 Oct

£10 (£8) / 0844 338 5000

  • 20:00

Hairspray

A story of big hair and big heart, set in 1960s Baltimore and performed by Limelight Productions. And no, you can't stop the beat.

Mon 9 Oct

£30–£45 / 0844 338 5000

Tue 10 Oct

£30–£45 / 0844 338 5000

Wed 11 Oct

£30–£45 / 0844 338 5000

…and 3 more dates until 14 Oct

HIGHER

Presented with DanceXchange UK Premiere Michele Rizzo (FR) HIGHER Saturday 21 October - 10pm The Patrick Centre £10 HIGHER is inspired by the experience of clubbing and club dancing. This form of dance, not easily ascribed to any category, takes the cultural role of a social dance and features various techniques, styles…

Sat 21 Oct

£10 / 0844 338 5000

  • 22:00

Instructions For Border Crossing

Alex Swift directs a contemporary tale set in an unstable world, written and performed by Daniel Bye.

Fri 13 Oct

Patrick Centre

£10 (£8) / 0844 338 5000

  • 19:45

Jon Richardson: Old Man

Wry observations and pessimistic humour from the 8 out of 10 Cats star, who is starting to feel his age.

Sat 10 Mar 2018

£20.50 / 0844 338 5000

Matilda: The Musical

  • Directed by: Matthew Warchus
  • Written by: Tim Minchin (adaptation, music & lyrics), Roald Dahl (book), Dennis Kelly (adaptation)

The Royal Shakespeare Company presents Dennis Kelly and Tim Minchin's multi-award-winning musical adaptation of Roald Dahl's much loved tale about an extremely clever girl, who uses her extraordinary powers to free her classmates from the tyranny of sadistic headmistress, Miss Trunchbull. Directed by Matthew Warchus.

Tue 3 Jul 2018

£45–£65 / 0844 338 5000

Wed 4 Jul 2018

£45–£65 / 0844 338 5000

Thu 5 Jul 2018

£45–£65 / 0844 338 5000

…and 56 more dates until 8 Sep 2018

Matthew Bourne's Cinderella

  • Written by: Prokofiev (music), Matthew Bourne

Matthew Bourne brings to live the story of Cinderella.

Tue 6 Feb 2018

£25–£47.50 / 0844 338 5000

Wed 7 Feb 2018

£25–£47.50 / 0844 338 5000

Thu 8 Feb 2018

£25–£47.50 / 0844 338 5000

…and 2 more dates until 10 Feb 2018

An Officer and a Gentleman

A musical based on the 1982 movie about a US naval officer candidate and the girl he falls for.

Mon 14 May 2018

£29–£46 / 0844 338 5000

Tue 15 May 2018

£29–£46 / 0844 338 5000

Wed 16 May 2018

£29–£46 / 0844 338 5000

…and 3 more dates until 19 May 2018

An Officer and a Gentleman: The Musical

Musical based on the Oscar-winning film starring Richard Gere. With direction by Nikolai Foster, choreography by Kate Prince and musical supervision by Tony Award-winning Sarah Travis.

Tue 15 May 2018

£23–£102.50 / 0844 338 5000

  • 19:30

Wed 16 May 2018

£23–£102.50 / 0844 338 5000

  • 19:30

Thu 17 May 2018

£23–£102.50 / 0844 338 5000

  • 19:30
…and 2 more dates until 19 May 2018

Penguin Cafe

Arthur Jeffes' group Penguin Cafe was formed with the intention of carrying on in the tradition of his father's band, the much-loved folk innovators the Penguin Cafe Orchestra.

Wed 27 Sep

£10–£32 / 0844 338 5000

Thu 28 Sep

£10–£32 / 0844 338 5000

Fri 29 Sep

£10–£32 / 0844 338 5000

Sat 30 Sep

£10–£32 / 0844 338 5000

Pilgrim

Presented with DanceXchange Lucy Suggate (UK) Pilgrim Friday 20 October - 6.30pm The Patrick Centre £10 Pilgrim by dance artist Lucy Suggate is a physical journey through the mystical sound scores created by Electronic Musician James Holden. A reminder of the enduring kinship between Dance and Music and the deeply…

Fri 20 Oct

£10 / 0844 338 5000

  • 18:30

The Play That Goes Wrong

  • Directed by: Mark Bell
  • Written by: Jonathan Sayer, Henry Lewis, Henry Shields

Award winning company Theatre Mischief presents a play-within-a-play about an amateur dramatic society putting on a murder mystery production.

Tue 27 Mar 2018

£22–£35 / 0844 338 5000

Wed 28 Mar 2018

£22–£35 / 0844 338 5000

Thu 29 Mar 2018

£22–£35 / 0844 338 5000

…and 2 more dates until 31 Mar 2018

Romeo and Juliet

Birmingham Royal Ballet present the classic ballet.

Tue 26 Jun 2018

£20–£55 / 0844 338 5000

Wed 27 Jun 2018

£20–£55 / 0844 338 5000

Thu 28 Jun 2018

£20–£55 / 0844 338 5000

…and 2 more dates until 30 Jun 2018

Sleeping Beauty

Birmingham Royal Ballet bring to life the classic fairy tale.

Tue 13 Feb 2018

£20–£55 / 0844 338 5000

Wed 14 Feb 2018

£20–£55 / 0844 338 5000

Thu 15 Feb 2018

£20–£55 / 0844 338 5000

…and 7 more dates until 24 Feb 2018

Sunset Boulevard

  • Directed by: Lonny Price
  • Written by: Don Black (lyrics)

Ria Jones stars as Norma Desmond in Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical adaptation of Billy Wilder’s classic 1950 film.

Mon 13 Nov

£32–£47.50 / 0844 338 5000

Tue 14 Nov

£32–£47.50 / 0844 338 5000

Wed 15 Nov

£32–£47.50 / 0844 338 5000

…and 3 more dates until 18 Nov

Titanic

  • Directed by: Cressida Carre
  • Written by: Peter Stone

Musical based on actual testimonies from the ill-fated liner's maiden voyage.

Mon 4 Jun 2018

£27–£42 / 0844 338 5000

Tue 5 Jun 2018

£27–£42 / 0844 338 5000

Wed 6 Jun 2018

£27–£42 / 0844 338 5000

…and 3 more dates until 9 Jun 2018

Titanic: The Musical

Maury Yeston's award-winning musical based on the RMS Titanic and the disaster that struck on her first and only journey, using accounts of real people of all social classes travelling to America, unaware of the fate that awaits them, to bring the story to life.

Mon 4 Jun 2018

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 0844 338 5000

Tue 5 Jun 2018

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 0844 338 5000

Wed 6 Jun 2018

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 0844 338 5000

…and 3 more dates until 9 Jun 2018

War Horse

  • Directed by: Toby Sedgwick
  • Written by: Michael Morpurgo (book)

The National Theatre's staging of Michael Morpurgo's novel about a farm horse called Joey caught up in the horrors of WWI.

Tue 10 Oct

£29.50 from, prices subject to change / 0844 338 5000

  • 19:30

Wed 11 Oct

£29.50 from, prices subject to change / 0844 338 5000

  • 14:00
  • 19:30

Thu 12 Oct

£29.50 from, prices subject to change / 0844 338 5000

  • 19:30
…and 41 more dates until 3 Nov 2018

Welsh National Opera: Die Fledermaus

Johan Strauss's frothy, ever-popular opera with Mary Elizabeth Williams as Rosalinde and Mark Stone as Eisenstein. With staging and costumes as opulent as a chocolate cake, the show is funny and life-affirming. Sung in English with surtitles in English and Welsh.

Wed 1 Nov

£13–£107.50 / 0844 338 5000

  • 19:15

Sat 4 Nov

£13–£107.50 / 0844 338 5000

  • 15:30

Welsh National Opera: Eugene Onegin

James Macdonald directs this revival of Tchaikovsky's most-loved opera, based on the Alexander Pushkin novel, about the young country girl Tatyana, who believes that the dashing Onegin is the man of her dreams, however is humiliated when he rejects her and flirts with her older, engaged sister. Sung in Russian with…

Fri 3 Nov

£13–£107.50 / 0844 338 5000

  • 19:00

Welsh National Opera: From The House Of The Dead

David Poutney's production of Janacek's compelling and claustrophobic piece, on the semi-autobiographical recollections of Russian writer Dostoyevsky, who survived the firing squad as a result of a last minute reprieve from the Tsar. Sung in English with surtitles in English and Welsh in Cardiff and Llandudno.

Thu 2 Nov

£13–£107.50 / 0844 338 5000

  • 19:30

Welsh National Opera: I Puritani WNO

Welsh National Opera perform Bellini's English Civil War drama – one of his most loved and most difficult pieces.

Tue 31 Oct

£28–£51 / 0844 338 5000

Wed 1 Nov

£28–£51 / 0844 338 5000

Thu 2 Nov

£28–£51 / 0844 338 5000

…and 5 more dates until 8 Mar 2018

Welsh National Opera: Khovanshchina

David Pountney and Tomas Hanus join forces to revive Mussorgsky's opera set in 17th century Russia addressing themes of politics, madness and death. Sung in Russian with English and Welsh surtitles.

Tue 31 Oct

£18–£51 / 0844 338 5000

  • 19:00

Wicked

  • Directed by: Joe Mantello
  • Written by: Stephen Schwartz (music & lyrics), Winnie Holzman

Smash-hit musical that acts as a prequel to The Wizard of Oz, with L Frank Baum's characters brilliantly re-imagined as two young girls who grow up to fulfil their destinies as Glenda the Good and the Wicked Witch of the West.

Wed 4 Apr 2018

£42–£67.50 / 0844 338 5000

Thu 5 Apr 2018

£42–£67.50 / 0844 338 5000

Fri 6 Apr 2018

£42–£67.50 / 0844 338 5000

…and 20 more dates until 29 Apr 2018

ZooNation: Groove On Down The Road

The UK's leading hip hop dance company follows Dorothy, Toto and their friends Scarecrow, Tin Man and Lion down the Yellow Brick Road in an energetic and high-tempo reworking of The Wizard Of Oz.

Wed 27 Sep

Patrick Centre

£12 (£9; Children £9 under 18s) / 0844 338 5000

  • 19:45

Thu 28 Sep

Patrick Centre

£12 (£9; Children £9 under 18s) / 0844 338 5000

  • 19:45

Fri 29 Sep

Patrick Centre

£12 (£9; Children £9 under 18s) / 0844 338 5000

  • 19:45

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