Strictly Ballroom The Musical
- Venue: Quarry Theatre
- Duration: 2 hours and 35 minutes including an interval of 20
More Information on Strictly Ballroom The Musical
The UK première of the hit musical
Get ready to fall in love with Strictly Ballroom The Musical.
From the award winning visionary Baz Luhrmann, creator of Moulin Rouge!, Romeo & Juliet and The Great Gatsby, comes Strictly Ballroom, a brand new musical for the stage inspired by his classic film.
Premièring at West Yorkshire Playhouse, Strictly Ballroom The Musical tells the inspiring story of Scott, a championship ballroom dancer who defies all the rules and follows his heart, not only to find his true calling but also his true love. Directed and choreographed by Olivier Award-winner Drew McOnie and featuring songs from the hit film including Love Is In The Air, Perhaps Perhaps Perhaps and Time After Time, this dazzling new musical is the perfect show for all the family this Christmas.
Don’t miss your chance to experience the story that inspired the world to dance.
BSL Interpreted and Captioned Performances
Cast & Credits
Created by Baz Luhrmann / Book by Baz Luhrmann and Craig Pearce / Adapted by Terry Johnson / Introducing new musical numbers by David Foster, Sia Furler, Isaac Hanson, Bernie Herms, Baz Luhrmann, MoZella, Neff-U, Craig Pearce, Eddie Perfect, Linda Thompson, Elliot Wheeler / Orchestrations by Simon Hale / Vocal arrangements David Caddick / Dance arrangements Ben Atkinson / Musical Director Ben Atkinson / Producer Carmen Pavlovic / Executive Producer Patrick Murphy / For West Yorkshire Playhouse James Brining and Robin Hawkes / Musical Supervision by David Caddick / Sound Design by Gareth Owen / Lighting Design by Tim Lutkin and Hugh Vanstone / Costume Design by Catherine Martin / Set Design by Soutra Gilmour / Directed and Choreographed by Drew McOnie / Wardrobe Assistants Katie Wolfolk, Josie Allitt, Vicky Richards, Terry Herfield Collie,and Lizzie Tait / Wardrobe Work Experience Jacy Conroy and Sophie Barnett /
West Yorkshire Playhouse and Global Creatures present
as Shirley Hastings
as JJ Silvers
as Barry Fife
as Tina Sparkle
as Les Kendall
as Wayne Burns
as Doug Hastings
as Liz Holt
as Ken Railings
as Vanessa Cronin and Ensemble
as Pam Short, Natalie and Ensemble
as Merv, Clarry and Ensemble
as Kayleen West and Ensemble
as Rory West, Nathan Starkey and Ensemble
as Emily Waters and Ensemble
as Jonathan Drench and Ensemble
as Co-Dance Captain/Muriel Shunt and Ensemble
as Tommy Arbunt and Ensemble
as Stephanie Shanks and Ensemble
as Liam Lamb and Ensemble
as Liam Lamb and Ensemble
Workshops to support students who may be reviewing this production and those offering a unique insight into the rehearsal process will be available in December and January.
Please contact Aoibheann Kelly, Creative Eduction Manager for more information about all workshop opportunities on Aoibheann.Kelly@wyp.org.uk
A Signed performance is the usual full production with the addition of a British Sign Language Interpreter who stands on the stage interpreting the show for Deaf attendees.Audio Described
Audio Described performances are designed to improve the experience of visually impaired and blind attendees. As well as listening to the dialogue on stage the customer can wear a headset and listen to a live description of the action on stage.Relaxed Performance
A relaxed performance is a specially selected show from our programme, with slight adaptations to make it suitable for an audience of young people or adults with learning disabilities. This may include extra lighting, additional wheelchair spaces and the freedom to move to alternative seating if required.Dementia-Friendly Performance
A relaxed performance with adaptations to technical aspects of the show, flexible seating options and a relaxed attitude to audience responses and movement in the auditorium. In our front of house space we will have a quiet room, clearer visual markers and signage, and additional staff and volunteers trained to sensitively and respectfully welcome people living with dementia and their supporters to this show.
*A transaction fee of £1.95 will be applied to all phone and internet bookings.
- - Captioned
- - Signed
- - Audio Description
- - Relaxed Performance
- - Dementia Friendly Performance