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Strictly Ballroom The Musical

  • Venue: Quarry Theatre
  • Duration: 2 hours and 35 minutes including an interval of 20
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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.

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Download Strictly Ballroom Relaxed Performance pre-show information pack

BSL Interpreted and Captioned Performances

 

Strictly Ballroom The Musical will open at London’s Piccadilly Theatre in March 2018.
Strictly Ballroom tickets are now on sale

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

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    Sam Lips
    as Scott Hastings
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    Gemma Sutton
    as Fran
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    Tamsin Carroll
    as Shirley Hastings
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    Richard Dempsey
    as JJ Silvers
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    Julius D'Silva
    as Barry Fife
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    Charlotte Gooch
    as Tina Sparkle
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    Richard Grieve
    as Les Kendall
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    Liam Marcellino
    as Wayne Burns
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    Stephen Matthews
    as Doug Hastings
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    Fernando Mira
    as Rico
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    Eve Polycarpou
    as Abuela
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    Lauren Stroud
    as Liz Holt
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    Gary Watson
    as Ken Railings
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    Jade Albertsen
    as Vanessa Cronin and Ensemble
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    Michelle Bishop
    as Pam Short, Natalie and Ensemble
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    Zak Nemorin
    as Merv, Clarry and Ensemble
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    Freya Rowley
    as Kayleen West and Ensemble
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    Luke Jackson
    as Rory West, Nathan Starkey and Ensemble
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    Courtney-Mae Briggs
    as Emily Waters and Ensemble
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    Javier Santos
    as Jonathan Drench and Ensemble
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    Alexzandra Sarmiento
    as Co-Dance Captain/Muriel Shunt and Ensemble
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    James Bennett
    as Tommy Arbunt and Ensemble
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    Selina Hamilton
    as Stephanie Shanks and Ensemble
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    Lee Hoy
    as Liam Lamb and Ensemble
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    Javier Cid
    as Liam Lamb and Ensemble
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    Chris Bennett
    as Swing
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    Rebecca Lisewski
    as Swing
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    Lindsay McAllister
    as Swing
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    Dale White
    as Co-Dance Captain/Swing
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Reviews

Workshop

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.

Cost: £165+VAT

Click here for more information about our Education resources

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Please contact Aoibheann Kelly, Creative Eduction Manager for more information about all workshop opportunities on Aoibheann.Kelly@wyp.org.uk

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Captioned Performance

Open captioning allows theatre goers with varying degrees of hearing to view the full text as it is spoken or sung, including sound effects and off stage noises. These appear on a scrolling screen, positioned on or at the side of the stage.

British Sign Language Interpreted

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.

Booking Fees:

*A transaction fee of £1.95 will be applied to all phone and internet bookings.

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  • Captioned - Captioned
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  • Audio Description - Audio Description
  • Relaxed Performance - Relaxed Performance
  • Dementia Friendly Performance - Dementia Friendly Performance
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