Brand new 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 Octoberstarring 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


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