Birmingham Hippodrome

Birmingham Hippodrome
Hurst Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B5 4TB
  • Telephone 0844 338 5000
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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

£26–£40 / 0844 338 5000

Tue 22 May

£26–£40 / 0844 338 5000

Wed 23 May

£26–£40 / 0844 338 5000

…and 3 more dates until 26 May

Baby Bhangra

Baby Bhangra. Suitable for ages 1-5 years. Tuesdays (term-time only), 10.30am – 12.30pm. On Tuesdays we’re going to strut our stuff… Dance is a perfect way to develop co-ordination and movement skills and a fun way to exercise – and everyone can join in! Join performing artist and children’s entertainer Sohan Kailey…

Tue 20 Feb

Times vary / £0–£2 / 0844 338 5000

Wed 21 Feb

Times vary / £0–£2 / 0844 338 5000

Thu 22 Feb

Times vary / £0–£2 / 0844 338 5000

…and 33 more dates until 27 Mar

Ballet British Columbia

The company performs a bill comprising three pieces; Emily Molnar's 16 + A Room, Crystal Pite's Solo Echo and Sharon Eyal's Bill.

Fri 16 Mar

£10–£21 / 0844 338 5000

  • 19:30

Sat 17 Mar

£10–£21 / 0844 338 5000

  • 19:30

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

£29.50–£54 / 0844 338 5000

Wed 2 May

£29.50–£54 / 0844 338 5000

Thu 3 May

£29.50–£54 / 0844 338 5000

…and 8 more dates until 12 May

Birmingham Royal Ballet: La Fille Mal Gardee

  • Written by: Frederick Ashton, Ferdinand Herold

Created in 1960 by one of the greatest choreographers of the 20th century, this charming ballet was an instant hit. Funny, tender and true, this lovely ballet of rural bliss will put a spectacular spring in your step. When country beauty Lise falls in love with farm lad Colas, she's about to upset the apple cart. Her…

Wed 26 Sep

£16–£59 / 0844 338 5000

  • 19:30

Thu 27 Sep

£16–£59 / 0844 338 5000

  • 14:30
  • 19:30

Fri 28 Sep

£16–£59 / 0844 338 5000

  • 19:30

Sat 29 Sep

£16–£59 / 0844 338 5000

  • 14:30
  • 19:30

Birmingham Royal Ballet: The Nutcracker

The acclaimed production by Sir Peter Wright returns once again with Tchaikovsky's two-act ballet, telling the festive tale of young Clara who is swept away into a winter wonderland with a Sugar Plum Fairy and the Nutcracker Prince.

Fri 23 Nov

£20–£62 / 0844 338 5000

  • 19:30

Sat 24 Nov

£20–£62 / 0844 338 5000

  • 14:30
  • 19:30

Sun 25 Nov

£20–£62 / 0844 338 5000

  • 13:00
  • 00:00 (Monday morning)
…and 15 more dates until 13 Dec

Birmingham Royal Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty

The classic fairy tale set to Tchaikovsky's score with original choreography by Marius Petipa.

Tue 20 Feb

£11–£32.50 / 0844 338 5000

  • 19:30

Wed 21 Feb

£11–£32.50 / 0844 338 5000

  • 19:30

Thu 22 Feb

£11–£32.50 / 0844 338 5000

  • 14:00
  • 19:30
…and 2 more dates until 24 Feb

Birmingham Royal Ballet: Three Short Story Ballets

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

Wed 20 Jun

£10–£32 / 0844 338 5000

Thu 21 Jun

£10–£32 / 0844 338 5000

Fri 22 Jun

£10–£32 / 0844 338 5000

Sat 23 Jun

£10–£32 / 0844 338 5000

B'Opera

B’Opera – First Songs with Zoë Challenor. Suitable for ages 0-4 years. Mondays (term-time only), 10.30am – 12.30pm. B’Opera creates beautiful music for tiny ears through interactive performances for babies, toddlers and their grown-ups. In these classes we will explore how we can all use rhythm, movement, sound and our…

Tue 20 Feb

Times vary / £0–£2 / 0844 338 5000

Wed 21 Feb

Times vary / £0–£2 / 0844 338 5000

Thu 22 Feb

Times vary / £0–£2 / 0844 338 5000

…and 32 more dates until 26 Mar

Dara O'Briain – Voice of Reason

The television regular – best known as the host of Mock The Week – brings his latest routine to the stage.

Fri 2 Mar

£23 / 0844 338 5000

  • 20:00

Sat 3 Mar

£23 / 0844 338 5000

  • 20:00

DeNada Dance Theatre: Toro: Beauty And The Bull

Carlos Pons Guerra's international dance company performs a gender-questioning take on the fairy tale Beauty and the Beast, set in a dystopian South American landscape. Not suitable for under 14s.

Thu 22 Mar

£14; £9 Disabled (£10) / 0844 338 5000

  • 20:00

Fri 23 Mar

£14; £9 Disabled (£10) / 0844 338 5000

  • 20:00

Evita

Following its roaring success on the West End stage, Bill Kenwright's production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's enduring musical Evita tells the story of Eva Peron, wife of former Argentine dictator Juan Peron, who won over a nation to be heralded as the 'spiritual leader' of Argentina.

Tue 20 Mar

£10–£92.50; £15–£94.50; £19–£98.50; £19–£42 / 0844 338 5000

  • 19:30

Wed 21 Mar

£10–£92.50; £15–£94.50; £19–£98.50; £19–£42 / 0844 338 5000

  • 14:00
  • 19:30

Thu 22 Mar

£10–£92.50; £15–£94.50; £19–£98.50; £19–£42 / 0844 338 5000

  • 14:00
  • 19:30
…and 2 more dates until 24 Mar

The Faaaabulous Ceri Dupree Show

The female impersonator presents an evening of comedy, vocal impersonations and flamboyant costumes.

Fri 27 Apr

£18; £13 disabled (£16) / 0844 338 5000

  • 19:30

Sat 28 Apr

£18; £13 disabled (£16) / 0844 338 5000

  • 17:00
  • 20:00

Family Theatre Fun

*Theatre Fun with David Eden. * Suitable for ages 2-4. Thursdays (term-time only), 10.30am – 12.30pm. Creating new drama activities for young children – with a little help from the grown-ups! We will unlock their imagination using movement, mime, and storytelling, and discover a whole new world of play. These classes…

Tue 20 Feb

Times vary / £0–£2 / 0844 338 5000

Wed 21 Feb

Times vary / £0–£2 / 0844 338 5000

Thu 22 Feb

Times vary / £0–£2 / 0844 338 5000

…and 35 more dates until 29 Mar

Fire & Fury: Mixed Programme

The ensemble performs The King Dances by choreographer David Bintley, and Juanjo Arques's Ignite.

Wed 3 Oct

£12–£50 / 0844 338 5000

  • 19:30

Thu 4 Oct

£12–£50 / 0844 338 5000

  • 14:00
  • 19:30

Fri 5 Oct

£12–£50 / 0844 338 5000

  • 19:30

Sat 6 Oct

£12–£50 / 0844 338 5000

  • 14:30
  • 19:30

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

£20.50 / 0844 338 5000

Kevin Bridges: A Whole Different Story

The biggest name in Scottish stand-up continues his reign with another show packed with astute observations and deathly funny gags.

Wed 19 Sep

£30 / 0844 338 5000

Thu 20 Sep

£30 / 0844 338 5000

Fri 21 Sep

£30 / 0844 338 5000

Sat 22 Sep

£30 / 0844 338 5000

Kevin Bridges: Brand New

The biggest name in Scottish stand-up continues his reign with another show packed with astute observations and deathly funny gags.

Fri 21 Sep

Times to be confirmed / £34.80 / 0844 338 5000

Sat 22 Sep

Times to be confirmed / £34.80 / 0844 338 5000

The Little Mochi Man

A witty adventure puppet-theatre show for children.

Sat 24 Feb

Patrick Centre

£10; £5 Disabled (£8) / 0844 338 5000

  • 11:00
  • 14:00

Luisa Omielan's Dead Funny Birmingham's Big Comedy Gala

Birmingham's Big Comedy Gala Join Luisa Omielan (What Would Beyonce Do?!, Comic Relief, Live at the Apollo and Thigh Gap!) as she presents the coolest comics on the circuit for a one night bonanza! Confirmed special guests include Sara Pascoe, Mo Gilligan, Iain Stirling, Nish Kumar, Tom Allen, Suzi Ruffell, Ellie Taylor…

Wed 28 Feb

£25; £20 Disabled / 0844 338 5000

  • 19:30

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

£45–£65 / 0844 338 5000

Wed 4 Jul

£45–£65 / 0844 338 5000

Thu 5 Jul

£45–£65 / 0844 338 5000

…and 56 more dates until 8 Sep

Motionhouse: Charge

A multimedia production exploring the power of the Sun, the Earth's weather systems, how energy works in our own bodies and the concept of humans as energy manipulators.

Tue 13 Mar

£10–£21 / 0844 338 5000

  • 19:30

National Dance Company Wales: Terra Firma

The Welsh company leaps and bounds into Birmingham with a vibrant and exciting repertoire, featuring Caroline Finn's darkly comic Folk, Alexander Ekman's explosion of rhythm Tuplet, Lee Johnston's heart-wrenching They Seek To Find The Happiness They Seem, and Roy Asaf's striking new piece Profundis.

Thu 1 Mar

£14; £9 Disabled (£10) / 0844 338 5000

  • 20:00

Fri 2 Mar

£14; £9 Disabled (£10) / 0844 338 5000

  • 20:00

An Officer and a Gentleman

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

Tue 15 May

prices vary / 0844 338 5000

Wed 16 May

prices vary / 0844 338 5000

Thu 17 May

prices vary / 0844 338 5000

…and 2 more dates until 19 May

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

£23–£102.50 / 0844 338 5000

  • 19:30

Wed 16 May

£23–£102.50 / 0844 338 5000

  • 19:30

Thu 17 May

£23–£102.50 / 0844 338 5000

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

Peter Pan

New take on the story of Peter Pan and the Lost Boys.

Wed 19 Dec

£23–£46 / 0844 338 5000

Thu 20 Dec

£23–£46 / 0844 338 5000

Fri 21 Dec

£23–£46 / 0844 338 5000

…and 32 more dates until 27 Jan 2019

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

£22–£35 / 0844 338 5000

Wed 28 Mar

£22–£35 / 0844 338 5000

Thu 29 Mar

£22–£35 / 0844 338 5000

…and 2 more dates until 31 Mar

Romeo and Juliet

Birmingham Royal Ballet present the classic ballet.

Tue 26 Jun

prices vary / 0844 338 5000

Wed 27 Jun

prices vary / 0844 338 5000

Thu 28 Jun

prices vary / 0844 338 5000

…and 2 more dates until 30 Jun

Sean Lock: Keep it Light

The team captain of Channel 4's 8 Out of 10 Cats presents his latest live show.

Tue 27 Feb

£25 / 0844 338 5000

Sleeping Beauty

Birmingham Royal Ballet bring to life the classic fairy tale.

Tue 20 Feb

prices vary / 0844 338 5000

Wed 21 Feb

prices vary / 0844 338 5000

Thu 22 Feb

prices vary / 0844 338 5000

…and 2 more dates until 24 Feb

Spirit Of India

A celebration of India with a cast of 250 dancers performing in modern, traditional and Bollywood styles.

Sun 11 Mar

£10–£17 / 0844 338 5000

  • 18:30

Taj Express

Bollywood musical with high energy dance, dazzling costumes and music by the likes of Oscar winning composer AR Rahman, Salim-Sulaiman Merchant and Monty Sharma.

Tue 11 Sep

£16–£35 / 0844 338 5000

Wed 12 Sep

£16–£35 / 0844 338 5000

Thu 13 Sep

£16–£35 / 0844 338 5000

…and 2 more dates until 15 Sep

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

£27–£42 / 0844 338 5000

Tue 5 Jun

£27–£42 / 0844 338 5000

Wed 6 Jun

£27–£42 / 0844 338 5000

…and 3 more dates until 9 Jun

U Dance WM 2018

A contest for student dancers from the West Midlands.

Sun 25 Feb

£10 (Children £8 under 18s) / 0844 338 5000

  • 18:00

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.

Wed 10 Oct

£45–£63.50 / 0844 338 5000

Thu 11 Oct

£45–£63.50 / 0844 338 5000

Fri 12 Oct

£45–£63.50 / 0844 338 5000

…and 19 more dates until 3 Nov

Welsh National Opera: Don Giovanni

The arrogant and charismatic Don Giovanni seduces his way around Europe, taking what he wants and living for lust, without conscience. When one of his conquests ends in murder, it looks like his luck is about to turn. He finds himself on the run, pursued by disgruntled ex-lovers, fiancees and a force from beyond the…

Wed 7 Mar

£18–£51; £13–£46 Disabled (£18–£48) / 0844 338 5000

  • 19:00

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 6 Mar

£28–£51 / 0844 338 5000

Wed 7 Mar

£28–£51 / 0844 338 5000

Thu 8 Mar

£28–£51 / 0844 338 5000

Welsh National Opera: La Forza Del Destino

David Pountney's production of Verdi's epic opera featuring a rousing score, with the performance conducted by WNO Conductor Laureate Carlo Rizzi. Sung in Italian, with English and Welsh surtitles.

Tue 6 Mar

£18–£51; £13–£46 Disabled (£18–£48) / 0844 338 5000

  • 18:30

Welsh National Opera: Tosca

The company performs Puccini's impassioned opera about an escaped political prisoner, Cesare Angelotti, who hopes to evade the clutches of the chief of police, Baron Scarpia, with the help of his painter friend Cavaradossi. Sung in Italian, with English and Welsh surtitles.

Thu 8 Mar

£18–£51; £13–£46 Disabled (£18–£48) / 0844 338 5000

  • 19:15

White: Catherine Wheels Theatre Company (Ages 2-4)

This innovative production from Scotland gathered a celebrity following during its New York run, as various A-listers brought their young children to see it. Directed by Gill Robertson, with stunning designs by Shona Reppe, White is a show born of the company's belief that it's wrong to stint on production values just…

Fri 9 Mar

£10; £5 Disabled (£8) / 0844 338 5000

  • 11:00
  • 14:00

Sat 10 Mar

£10; £5 Disabled (£8) / 0844 338 5000

  • 11:00
  • 14:00

Sun 11 Mar

£10; £5 Disabled (£8) / 0844 338 5000

  • 11:00
  • 14:00

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

£42–£63.50 / 0844 338 5000

Thu 5 Apr

£42–£63.50 / 0844 338 5000

Fri 6 Apr

£42–£63.50 / 0844 338 5000

…and 20 more dates until 29 Apr

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