From smash-hit musicals to thrilling drama and hilarious comedy, the New Theatre has an excellent selection of shows to choose from. With their unbeatable selection of feel-good musicals and lively atmosphere, the New Theatre is the place to party. This season you can swing to 60s sounds with Shout!, bop to Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story, have the time of your life at Dirty Dancing, rock out to the Kings of rock’n’roll with Million
Dollar Quartet starring Jason Donovan and go back to the 80s with The Wedding Singer.

If you’re looking for sheer theatrical excitement the New Theatre some very fine thrillers on offer: Kara Tointon and Keith Allen star in Gaslight, an ensemble cast brings Ruth Rendell’s A Judgement in Stone to the stage, the powerful courtroom drama The Verdict receives its world stage premiere starring Clive Mantle and Jack Shepherd, the eternally chilling
Woman in Black returns and they welcome the world premiere production of Not Dead Enough from the modern master of suspense, Peter James.

We have three cracking comedies coming up: the international smash-hit The Play That Goes Wrong, Ray Cooney’s fast-paced Westminster farce Out of Order and the first major revival of Willy Russell’s life-affirming Shirley Valentine, starring Jodie Prenger.

There’s great entertainment for all the family including Fantastic Mr Fox and Ben & Holly’s Little Kingdom.

Completing the season will be a spectacular new production of La Cage aux Folles, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s masterpiece, Evita, returning in what is considered to be one of the best productions of this much-loved musical; Arthur Miller’s powerful play The Crucible will appeal to fans of classic drama and after two years away Northern Ballet presents Casanova, a seductive spectacular in April. Whatever your taste, there is something for everyone this season at the New Theatre.

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