Birmingham Hippodrome have announced new shows, including theatre, comedy and book adaptations as part of their new season.
The theatre will reopen for live performances with a showing of Priscilla Queen of the Desert on 30 August.
Jimmy Carr’s A Terribly Funny Book Tour, which celebrates the release of his brand-new book Before and Laughter: A Life Changing Book will come to the theatre on 10 October.
Also new on sale is Dear Santa, from the author of the children’s book Dear Zoo, Rod Campbell. This family show is designed for children aged 2+ and will run at the Hippodrome’s Patrick Studio from 15–24 Dec.
The new production of Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is coming to Birmingham for two weeks in April 2022, after a sold-out season in 2019. This show is one of the most-loved family productions, and has been performed in over 80 countries worldwide.
These productions are in addition to the already announced: The Cher Show, The Play That Goes Wrong, What The Ladybird Heard and the National Theatre’s Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.
Tickets for all shows can be purchased on the Birmingham Hippodrome website.
The theatre have also announced that the musical theatre companies Burnt Lemon Theatre, The Good Enough Mums Club and Fat Rascal have joined their Associates programme, which is designed to help theatre makers develop their work and reach new audiences.
Words by Annie Gray
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Image Credit: Joe Bailey // Birmingham Hippodrome. Image is taken from their B-SIDE Hip-Hop Festival 2019