Theatre

Murder on the Orient Express at The Alexandra Birmingham from 28 January 2025

Following a sell-out tour of the best-selling crime novel of all time, And Then There Were None, Agatha Christie Ltd, Fiery Angel and Lucy Bailey (director of the… Read more »

The 39 Steps at The Alexandra Birmingham 4 to 8 June – casting announced

Tom Byrne will play Richard Hannay in the UK Tour of the Tony and Olivier Award-winning comedy, THE 39 STEPS.  He will be joined by Safeena Ladha… Read more »

Carmen (14 February) and Madama Butterfly (21 April) at The Alexandra Birmingham

Senbla, by arrangement with Opera International, proudly presents two Ellen Kent productions featuring the Ukrainian Opera & Ballet Theatre Kyiv with international soloists, highly-praised chorus and full… Read more »

ONE | BIRD – Amina Khayyam Dance Company at Birmingham Hippodrome 28-29 February

Amina Khayyam Dance Company is returning to the Birmingham Hippodrome‘s Patrick Studio on 28th and 29th February with ONE | BIRD, a double-bill of high intensity Kathak, south Asian classical dance. Following… Read more »

Grease at The Alexandra Birmingham from 15 to 20 July

Lead producer Colin Ingram is delighted to announce the full cast the UK and Ireland tour of Jim Jacobs & Warren Casey’s iconic musical GREASE, directed by… Read more »

An Officer and a Gentleman the Musical at The Alexandra Birmingham 23 February

The producers of the Curve production of AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN THE MUSICAL are delighted to announce the full cast for the UK Tour, which opens at The… Read more »

Dear Evan Hansen at The Alexandra 22 to 26 October – TikTok talent search

The casting team of DEAR EVAN HANSEN, in collaboration with TikTok, are searching for the next generation of talent to star in the first ever UK tour of… Read more »

New theatre show at MAC for IWW

Arts Council England NPO (National Portfolio Organisation) Gazebo Theatre are set to captivate audiences on a nationwide tour this March, with ‘WANTED,’ an innovative, unique, and truly… Read more »

An Evening with The Fast Show at The Alexandra Birmingham on 28 March

30 years since The Fast Show first burst onto our television screens, “the defining comedy sketch show of the Nineties” (The Independent) is back, live on tour…. Read more »

Here You Come Again at The Alexandra Birmingham from 10 to 14 September

Simon Friend Entertainment, in co-production with Leeds Playhouse, is delighted to announce that following its UK Premiere in Leeds from Saturday 11 May to Saturday 8 June, Here… Read more »

Open Call – BMOS production of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – ‘Charlie Bucket’

Wannabe Charlie Buckets with singing, dancing and acting ability are in with the chance of performing on one of Birmingham’s biggest stages this June, when Charlie and… Read more »

The 39 Steps at The Alexandra Birmingham from 4 to 8 June 2024

For the first time in eight years, the Tony and Olivier Award-winning comedy, THE 39 STEPS, is to tour the UK this year.  The production will arrive… Read more »

Birmingham, can you handle this? Yes! Jack and the Beanstalk wows audiences at Hippodrome.

Jack and the Beanstalk, thestage musical and family-friendly comedy, based very loosely on the famous old English Fairytale, is currently showing at Birmingham Hippodrome. Birmingham’s Queen, Alison… Read more »

Original Theatre’s The Time Machine – A Comedy coming to Lichfield

Original Theatre is bringing Steven Canny and John Nicholson’s hit play The Time Machine – A Comedy to the Lichfield Garrick Theatre from Tuesday 19 to Saturday 23 March… Read more »

The Alexandra Spring 2024

Prepare to be enraptured by the many shows arriving at The Alexandra, Birmingham in late 2023 / early 2024, bringing laughter, suspense, romance and entertainment for all… Read more »

Cluedo 2 The Next Chapter at The Alexandra Birmingham from 23 to 27 July 2024

Helen Flanagan – known to millions as Rosie Webster in Coronation Street – will make her theatrical stage debut as Miss Scarlett in the world premiere UK… Read more »

The Syndicate at The Alexandra Birmingham from 9 to 13 July 2024

Max George is set to make his stage acting debut in the world premiere of Kay Mellor’s The Syndicate UK, arriving at The Alexandra, Birmingham from 9… Read more »

Dear Evan Hansen at The Alexandra Birmingham 22 to 26 October 2024

Ambassador Theatre Group Productions and Nottingham Playhouse are delighted to announce a new production of the Olivier, Tony and Grammy award-winning Best Musical Dear Evan Hansen. Directed by… Read more »

An Officer and a Gentleman The Musical opens at The Alexandra Birmingham 23 February 2024

The producers of the Curve production of An Officer and a Gentleman The Musical are delighted to announce Luke Baker, Georgia Lennon, Jamal Crawford, Paul French and Sinead Long… Read more »

2 22 A Ghost Story at The Alexandra Birmingham from 16 to 20 January 2024

With Halloween around the corner, Runaway Entertainment is delighted to announce the new cast for Danny Robins’ edge-of-your-seat, supernatural thriller 2:22 – A Ghost Story. Vera Chok (Hollyoaks, Cobra)… Read more »

Now That’s What I Call Musical at The Alexandra Birmingham from 11 to 15 March 2025

ROYO, Universal Music UK, Sony Music Entertainment and Mighty Village are delighted to announce the world premiere of NOW That’s What I Call A Musical, a brand-new British musical… Read more »

Sharon Osbourne – Cut the Crap at The Alexandra Birmingham on Wednesday 24 January 2024

For over two decades, Sharon Osbourne has been a force to be reckoned with on our TV screens. Both on and off camera she’s had to battle… Read more »

“Just My Imagination” celebrating the music of the Temptations – Spring 2024

Get ready to dance, sing, and groove to the timeless hits of Motown legends The Temptations, as Just My Imagination – the ultimate celebration of one of the most… Read more »

Madagascar The Musical at The Alexandra Birmingham from 14 to 17 March 2024

Selladoor Worldwide and Theatre Royal Plymouth are delighted to announce that popular TV Presenter, theatre performer and Strictly Finalist Karim Zeroual will lead the cast of the… Read more »

The Alexandra Birmingham’s Heritage Open Day on Saturday 9 September 2023

On Saturday 9 September 2023, from midday until 4pm, visitors will be welcomed at The Alexandra for a day of ‘unwrapping creativity’ at one of the second… Read more »

Brum’s Little but LIVE! festival hits the yellow brick road

Brum’s Little but LIVE! festival hits the yellow brick road

Birmingham’s burgeoning community arts festival Little but LIVE! returns to Moseley Park for the fourth year running. The family-friendly festival brings with it with a brand-new, Birmingham-inspired version of… Read more »

Brand new season announced at The Alexandra Birmingham

BRAND NEW AUTUMN / WINTER SEASON ANNOUNCED AT THE ALEXANDRA BIRMINGHAM A fantastic variety of shows are arriving at The Alexandra, Birmingham in late 2023 with musicals,… Read more »

Peter Pan Goes Wrong at The Alexandra Birmingham from 18 to 23 March – casting announced

Mischief, the multi award-winning company responsible for the global comedy phenomenon, The Play That Goes Wrong, and the BBC One television series, The Goes Wrong Show, today announces full casting… Read more »

Cast announced for the UK tour of TWELVE ANGRY MEN

Bill Kenwright Ltd announces the cast for the return of record-breaking production Twelve Angry Men by Reginald Rose. This stage adaptation of the classic title stars Patrick Duffy (Man… Read more »

The Woman in Black at The Alexandra Birmingham from 5 to 10 February 2024 – casting announced

PW Productions is delighted to announce casting for the UK And Ireland tour of Susan Hill’s The Woman in Black. The production will star Malcolm James as Arthur Kipps… Read more »

Cluedo 2 – The Next Chapter at The Alexandra Birmingham 23 to 27 July 2024

Following the huge success of the critically acclaimed original play, Cluedo is back on stage in 2024 with a brand new comedy mystery. The hilarious whodunnit returns with a… Read more »

And Then There Were None at The Alexandra Birmingham from 5 to 9 March 2024

Full casting is announced for the Fiery Angel, Royal & Derngate, Northampton and ROYO production of Agatha Christie’s iconic thriller And Then There Were None, arriving at The… Read more »

Pretty Woman at The Alexandra Birmingham from Tue 17 – Sat 28 Oct

Following a hugely successful run in the West End, the producers of the smash hit PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL are delighted to announce casting for the UK and Ireland… Read more »

Fluff – (24-25 July 2023) at Blue Orange Theatre

When it comes to the end of your life, what will you remember? Fluff, a one woman show, tells the story of an imperfect woman navigating her… Read more »

An Unfunny Evening with Tim Minchin and his Piano at The Alexandra on Monday 24 July

Warning: This is not a comedy gig. Attendance is not compulsory. The Olivier Award-winning, Grammy and Tony Award nominated polytalent plays an intimate, informal, solo date at… Read more »

My Night With Reg at The Crescent Theatre

My Night With Reg, the Olivier and Evening Standard award-winning bittersweet comedy about a group of gay men coming to terms with AIDS written by ‘Birmingham boy’,… Read more »

9 to 5 The Musical (BMOS) at The Alexandra from 13 to 17 June 2023

Birmingham’s award winning BMOS Musical Theatre Company returns to The Alexandra stage next month with a spectacular and funny performance of iconic Dolly Parton musical 9 to 5… Read more »

Drop the Dead Donkey The Reawakening! at The Alexandra 16 to 20 April 2024

BREAKING NEWS: 30 years since the launch of the trailblazing, smash-hit TV series, Drop The Dead Donkey, the Globelink News team are back, and now live on… Read more »

The Ocean at the end of the Lane at The Alex by Mazzy Snape

The Ocean at the End of The Lane, National Theatre’s major newstage adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s 2013 book of the same name, launched at The Alex, Birmingham… Read more »

Dirty Dancing at The Alexandra Birmingham from 18 to 22 July 2023

With standing ovations at every performance this spring at the Dominion Theatre, Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story on Stage finished its record breaking run at the end of… Read more »

Fastlove; A Tribute to George Michael at The Alexandra Birmingham on 25 June 2023

Direct from London’s West End, Fastlove: A Tribute to George Michael, the world’s favourite George Michael celebration, is arriving at The Alexandra, Birmingham on Sunday 25 June…. Read more »

Gritty dance-theatre show DROWNTOWN tour extends into May 2023 – with date at Birmingham MAC

Double National Dance Awards nominated Rhiannon Faith Company new show visits venues across the UK to hold a tender and honest mirror to a society at tipping… Read more »

ALL OUR MONEY – new comedy ponders where B’ham City Council’s £££ goes!

Each year Birmingham City Council spends £3bn of our money. But where does it all come from? And where does it all go? In 50 fascinating minutes,… Read more »

2023 Begins Seasonal Highlights Here at MAC

Goodbye 2022. Hello 2023!Here at MAC we can’t wait to welcome you all back for a fresh season of exciting and brand-new events. With our wide and… Read more »

Neurodiverse theatre company take Moseley Bog into homes

What would it be like to immerse yourself in a forest surrounded by a kaleidoscopic array of sights, smells and tastes all from the comfort of your… Read more »

Dreamgirls at The Alex review by Mazzy Snape

Dreamgirls, thestage musical, a multi award winning production is currently in residence at The Alexandra Theatre in Birmingham until 31 December. You might be familiar with the… Read more »

Peter Kay announces extra Birmingham date for 2023

Following the announcement of a nationwide arena tour, one of Britain’s best loved comedians, Peter Kay, has announced an extra Birmingham date for 2023 Tickets for Peter… Read more »

The Bodyguard at The Alexandra Birmingham from 4 to 30 December 2023

The Bodyguard at The Alexandra Birmingham from 4 to 30 December 2023

Producers, Michael Harrison and David Ian are delighted to announce that the award-winning international smash hit musical THE BODYGUARD will arrive at The Alexandra Birmingham from 4 to 30… Read more »

The King and I at The Alexandra Birmingham from 28 February 2023

Helen George, known to millions for the past decade as Trixie in the hit BBC One series Call The Midwife, will star as Anna Leonowens in a major… Read more »

Saturday Night Fever at The Alex review by Mazzy Snape

Saturday Night Fever, thestage musical, is a homage to the 1977 Robert Stigwood film in which John Travolta stars in possibly his most career defining role. The… Read more »