BRAND NEW AUTUMN / WINTER SEASON ANNOUNCED
AT THE ALEXANDRA BIRMINGHAM
- BRAND-NEW PRODUCTIONS including the premiere of Pretty Woman The Musical, and Quiz: The Coughing Major Millionaire Scandal
- FAN FAVOURITES including The Bodyguard, Calendar Girls and Twelve Angry Men
- SPOOKY SURPRISES with Murder in the Dark and The Serial Killer Next Door
- SHOWS FEATURING LOCAL TALENT including Stage Experience’s Bring It On (with lyrics by Hamilton’s Lin-Manuel Miranda) and BMOS Musical Theatre’s Peter Pan
A fantastic variety of shows are arriving at The Alexandra, Birmingham in late 2023 with musicals, plays, concerts, comedy, and so much more to look forward to.
At the tail end of this summer, The Alexandra’s annual Stage Experience production is back with Bring It On, a high-energy cheerleading musical based on the cult 2000 film, this Tony Award-winning musical has music and lyrics written by Hamilton’s Lin-Manuel Miranda. Stage Experience shows have been transforming and igniting the lives and careers of over 2,000 cast and crew since 2003.
Both heart-warming and hilarious, Calendar Girls plays in early October. Back with even more iced buns, this musical is penned by Gary Barlow and brings a stunning cast of music, stage and TV stars including Maureen Nolan (The Nolans), Amy Robbbins (Coronation Street) and Tanya Franks (EastEnders).
The Alexandra is thrilled to be opening the UK and Ireland tour of Pretty Woman The Musical, in October, starring Amber Davies and Ore Oduba. A sensational show that took the West End by storm, and a dazzling theatrical take on Hollywood’s ultimate rom-com, it’s one not to be missed.
Arriving in late October and billed as the ‘classiest, most intelligent drama on the West End’, gripping courtroom drama Twelve Angry Men is a powerful production based on the three-time Academy Award nominated film.
Murder in the Dark is a thrilling new ghost story by acclaimed writer Torben Betts starring Tom Chambers (Holby City) and Susie Blake (Coronation Street) at The Alex in November. A tale that will thrust you into darkness until the final chilling twist.
Local performers from BMOS Musical Theatre company will return to The Alexandra for the second time in 2023, with their family-friendly Christmas show Peter Pan, which is guaranteed to bring out your inner child with this swashbuckling adventure.
Quiz: The Coughing Major Millionaire Scandal arrives in Birmingham in late November, dramatising the infamous ITV Who Wants to be a Millionaire scandal, with Rory Bremner playing Chris Tarrant. Did the ‘coughing major’ scam the world’s most popular TV quiz show out of £1 million?
Throughout the whole of December, The Alexandra will be hosting the award-winning smash-hit musical, The Bodyguard The Musical. A breathtakingly romantic thriller featuring the repertoire of beloved Whitney Houston hits including I Will Always Love You, I Wanna Dance with Somebody, Greatest Love of All, I Have Nothing, Saving All My Love and One Moment in Time.
There are also a host of ‘one night only’ gems, including comedy from Ruby Wax, James Acaster (SOLD OUT), Frankie Boyle, Dave Gorman and Al Murray, as well as music from The Stylistics. The Alexandra will welcome the return of Britain’s most successful dance troupe Diversity with their new tour Supernova supporting anti-poverty charity The Trussell Trust.
For sporting fans, in September there is An Evening with Harry Redknapp and in November, The World Cup After Party from The Good, The Bad and The Rugby Live. Singalonga Encanto and Jurassic Live are to entertain younger audiences and The Serial Killer Next Door will whet the appetite of true crime fans.
To find out booking details of the featured shows and other upcoming performances now on sale at The Alexandra please visit atgtickets.com/birmingham.
Stage Experience Bring it On – 17 to 19 August
James Acaster – Hecklers Welcome (SOLD OUT) – 31 August to 3 September
An Evening of Classic Reggae – 8 September
Don’t Stop Believin’ End of the Night Anthems – 14 September
An Evening with Harry Redknapp – 17 September
Luther – Luther Vandross Celebration – 19 September
Aunty Donna – 20 & 21 September
Queen by Candlelight – 22 September
Ruby Wax: I’m Not as Well as I Thought I Was – 23 September
80s Live – 24 September
Sing-a-Long-a Encanto and The Greatest Showman – 1 October
Calendar Girls The Musical – 3 to 7 October
Pretty Woman The Musical – 17 to 28 October
Twelve Angry Men – 30 October to 4 November
Dave Gorman: Powerpoint to the People – 5 November
Frankie Boyle: Lap of Shame – 6 November
Murder in the Dark – 7 to 11 November
Steve Steinman’s Anything for Love – 12 November
World Cup After Party – The Good, The Bad and The Rugby Live – 13 November
The Stylistics – 14 November
Fairytale of New York – 15 November
The Serial Killer Next Door – 16 November
Diversity – 17 to 19 November
BMOS Peter Pan – 22 to 25 November
Sensational 60s Experience – 26 November
Quiz: The Coughing Major Millionaire Scandal – 28 November to 2 December
The Bodyguard – 4 to 30 December
Jurassic Live -13 & 14 January 2024
2.22 A Ghost Story – 16 to 20 January 2024
That’ll Be The Day – 28 January 2024
The Full Monty – 30 January to 3 February 2024
The Woman in Black – 5 to 10 February 2024
Ellen Kent: Carmen – 14 February 2024
An Officer and a Gentleman – 23 February to 2 March 2024
And Then There Were None – 5 to 9 March 2024
The Carpenters Story – 10 March 2024
Madagascar The Musical – 14 to 17 March 2024
Peter Pan Goes Wrong -18 to 23 March 2024
Iain Stirling – RELEVANT – 24 March 2024
I Should Be So Lucky – 1 to 6 April 2024
The Night Sky Show – 7 April 2024
Shrek the Musical – 9 to 14 April 2024
Drop the Dead Donkey – 16 to 20 April 2024
Ellen Kent: Madama Butterfly – 21 April 2024
Barry Steele in The Roy Orbison Story ‘Birthday Special’ – 23 April 2024
Al Murray: Guv Island – 25 April 2024
The Greatest Hits of Motown – 26 April 2024
Seven Drunken Nights – The Story of the Dubliners – 28 April 2024
Revision on Tour (Macbeth, Romeo & Juliet and Dr. Jekyll) – 29 April to 2 May 2024
Go Your Own Way Fleetwood Mac – 21 May 2024
Northern Live – 22 May 2024
Johannes Radebe: House of JoJo – 23 to 24 May 2024
Count Arthur Strong – 25 May 2024
Julian Clary: a Fistful of Clary – 26 May 2024
Ed Gamble: Hot Diggity Dog – 1 June 2024
Grease – 15 to 20 July 2024
Cluedo 2: The Next Chapter – 23 to 27 July 2024
Peppa Pig’s Fun Day Out – 31 July to 1 August 2024