NEWS UPDATE – NOVEMBER 27th

  • “Finding My Voice” – the Tony Award nominee and Golden Globe Award winner Kathleen Turner is performing  her debut cabaret, at  The Other Palace for 3 weeks next Spring from 17th April-6th May.
  • “Rock of Ages” – a national tour of the musical  will open at the Churchill Theatre, Bromley on 20 September 2018 and then visit Manchester Opera House (25-29 September), Wycombe Swan Theatre (2-6 October), Darlington Hippodrome (8-13 October), Bord Gais Energy Theatre, Dublin (16-20 October), Liverpool Empire Theatre (23-27 October), New Theatre, Cardiff (6-10 November), New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham (13-17 November), Orchard Theatre, Dartford (20-25 November), and Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield (26 November to 1 December).
  • “Bat Out Of Hell” looks likely to follow Chinese dance spectacular “Shen Yun” into London’s Dominion in the spring.
  • “Tina The Musical” based on the life and career of  Tina Turner, will feature Adrienne Warren as Tina Turner with Kobna Holbrook Smith as singer and music arranger Ike Turner, best known for his work in films such as Doctor Strange, Paddington 2 and  will also be seen in Mary Poppins Returns and Justice League, with Madeline Appiah and Jenny Fitzpatrick (alternate Tina), Gerard McCarthy with Ryan O’Donnell and Lorna Gayle.
  • “The King & I”, the Lincoln Center production will preview at the London Palladium from 21st June with a press night on 3rd July and run until 4th August.
  • “Billionaire Boy” a new musical by David Walliams and Miranda Cooper will premiere at Southampton’s Nuffield Theatre (Campus) on 19th November 2018 and will run until 6th  January 2019, directed by Luke Sheppard (In The Heights), as part of an ambitious season which includes the opening of a new 500 seater theatre and 150 seat studio space in the heart of the City.
  • “Son of Rambow” a musical adaptation of the cult film is under development by  Nuffield Southampton Theatres director Samuel Hodges and will workshop at The Other Palace in May and Hodges will be joined at by two new associates at NST – Olivier Award-winning director and choreographer Drew McOnie, and poet and playwright Inua Ellams.