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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201 Dance Company: Smother

The company presents a fast-paced, intimate performance, exploring the relationship of two young men. Choreographed by Andrea Walker.

Thu 1 Jun

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

Fri 2 Jun

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

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

The Addams Family

Musical comedy about the spooky family. Wednesday Addams is all grown up and has fallen in love with a sweet young man from a respectable family.

Tue 6 Jun

£27–£42.50 / 0844 338 5000

Thu 8 Jun

£27–£42.50 / 0844 338 5000

…and 2 more dates until 10 Jun

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

…and 2 more dates until 7 Oct

Atif Aslam Live In Concert

The Pakistani singer-songwriter and actor is known for his use of the vocal belting technique of singing, which makes his voice sound almost orchestral. Credited by singer Alamgir as the act 'keeping pop music alive in Pakistan' is just one of the many accolades attributed to this rock-influenced artist, who returns to…

Fri 5 May

The Band

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

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

…and 2 more dates until 11 Nov

Billy Elliot: The Musical

  • Directed by: Stephen Daldry
  • Written by: Lee Hall (book), Elton John (music & lyrics)

Adaptation of the film about a miner's son, who dreams of becoming a ballet dancer.

Fri 28 Apr

£45–£60 / 0844 338 5000

Birmingham Royal Ballet - Class On Stage

An opportunity to see how a performance comes together.

Sat 17 Jun

Sat 24 Jun

La Cage Aux Folles

  • 3 stars
  • 1978
  • France
  • 109 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Édouard Molinaro
  • Cast: Ugo Tognazzi, Michel Serrault

Renato (Tognazzi) and Albin (Serrault) own the outrageous Cage Aux Folles nightclub, where the latter is the star drag act. Lovers for 20 years, they have brought up Renato's son together, but headaches arise when the lad wants to marry into a straight-laced family, and the couple try frantically to disguise his…

Tue 16 May

£22.50–£45 / 0844 338 5000

…and 2 more dates until 20 May

La Cage Aux Folles

Bill Kenwright's production sees Eastenders' star John Partridge take on the role of Albin alongside Broadway actor Adrian Zmed as Georges in this witty musical number about drag artists and family values, in which the characters are forced to cover up their vibrant lifestyle.

Tue 16 May

£22.50–£45 / 0844 338 5000

…and 2 more dates until 20 May

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

…and 2 more dates until 28 Oct

Crazy For You

George Gershwin's multi-award winning musical set in the 1930s about the budding romance between Bobby, the son of a wealthy New York banker, and Polly, daughter of the proprietor of a failing theatre in Deadrock, Nevada. Starring Caroline Flack and Tom Chambers.

Tue 24 Oct

£12–£94 / 0844 338 5000

Wed 25 Oct

Thu 26 Oct

…and 2 more dates until 28 Oct

The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time

  • Directed by: Scott Graham, Steven Hoggett, Marianne Elliott
  • Written by: Mark Haddon (book), Simon Stephens (adapt)

Simon Stephens's adaptation of the darkly humorous book by Mark Haddon presented by National Theatre.

…and 2 more dates until 8 Jul

Frozen Sing-a-long

  • 2013
  • US
  • 102 min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Chris Buck/Jennifer Lee
  • Cast: Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Jonathan Groff

Sing 'Let It Go' at the top of your lungs without getting into fisticuffs. Dress as your favourite character and don't worry if you aren't word perfect – the lyrics appear on screen. Warm hugs all round.

Funny Girl

  • Directed by: Michael Mayer
  • Written by: Bob Merrill (lyrics), Jule Styne (music), Isobel Lennart

Sheridan Smith and Natasha J Barnes star in a new adaptation of Funny Girl.

Mon 8 May

Phone for availability / 0844 338 5000

Tue 9 May

Phone for availability / 0844 338 5000

Wed 10 May

Phone for availability / 0844 338 5000

…and 3 more dates until 13 May

Grease

  • Directed by: Arlene Phillips (choreographer)
  • Written by: Jim Jacobs

The classic romantic musical, set in an American high school in the '50s.

Mon 29 May

£10–£83.50 / 0844 338 5000

Tue 30 May

£10–£83.50 / 0844 338 5000

Wed 31 May

£10–£83.50 / 0844 338 5000

…and 3 more dates until 3 Jun

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–£49 / 0844 338 5000

Tue 10 Oct

£30–£49 / 0844 338 5000

…and 3 more dates until 14 Oct

Joel Dommett: LIVE

  • 4 stars

The young comedy star with a cupboard full of accolades and dreadfully modern hair.

Sat 6 May

Jon Richardson: Old Man

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

Thu 4 May

Matthew Bourne's Cinderella

Matthew Bourne brings to live the story of Cinderella.

Tue 6 Feb 2018

Wed 7 Feb 2018

…and 2 more dates until 10 Feb 2018

Milonga

Celebrated choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui presents an piece inspired by the late night milonga scene in the intimate bars of Buenos Aires.

Fri 26 May

£15–£22 / 0844 338 5000

Sat 27 May

£15–£22 / 0844 338 5000

Miss Saigon

  • Directed by: Geoffrey Garratt
  • Written by: Michael Mahler (lyrics)

Set in 1975 during the final days of the American occupation of Saigon, this tragic musical follows the relationship between an American GI and the young Vietnamese woman who is sold to him for a night.

Wed 26 Jul

£45–£63.50 / 0844 338 5000

Thu 27 Jul

£45–£63.50 / 0844 338 5000

Fri 28 Jul

£45–£63.50 / 0844 338 5000

…and 48 more dates until 23 Sep

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

Fri 29 Sep

£10–£32 / 0844 338 5000

The Red Shoes

Mathew Bourne’s highly acclaimed new dance production, based on the classic 1948 film.

Wed 19 Jul

£19.50 from / 0844 338 5000

Thu 20 Jul

£19.50 from / 0844 338 5000

Fri 21 Jul

£19.50 from / 0844 338 5000

Sat 22 Jul

£19.50 from / 0844 338 5000

The Simon & Garfunkel Story

With a backdrop of projected photos and original film footage a full live band perform Simon & Garfunkel hits including 'Mrs Robinson', 'Cecilia', 'Homeward Bound' and many more.

Tue 23 May

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

…and 7 more dates until 24 Feb 2018

Sunset Boulevard

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

Glenn Close 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

…and 3 more dates until 18 Nov

Welsh National Opera: Der Rosenkavalier

Olivia Fuchs directs Strauss's sumptuous opera about the Marschallin, who comes to terms with the onward passage of time as her young lover falls for another, starring Rebecca Evans as the Marschallin. Sung in German with English surtitles.

Sat 1 Jul

£16.50–£105.50 / 0844 338 5000

Welsh National Opera: Die Fledermaus

Johan Strauss's frothy, ever-popular opera with Mary Elizabeth Williams as Rosalinde and Mark Stone as Eisenstein. Sung in English with surtitles in English and Welsh.

Wed 28 Jun

£16.50–£105.50 / 0844 338 5000

Wed 1 Nov

£13–£107.50 / 0844 338 5000

Sat 4 Nov

£13–£107.50 / 0844 338 5000

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

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.

Thu 2 Nov

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 27 Jun

Wed 28 Jun

Thu 29 Jun

…and 10 more dates until 8 Mar 2018

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.

Fri 28 Apr

£42–£63.50 / 0844 338 5000

Sat 29 Apr

£42–£63.50 / 0844 338 5000

Wed 4 Apr 2018

£42–£67.50 / 0844 338 5000

…and 22 more dates until 29 Apr 2018

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