If you are a fan of the BBC One Series Strictly Come Dancing, you will be in for a treat as several of the show’s dancers, singers, and judges are bringing shows to Norwich Theatre! So exactly what shows have been touched by the glitter ball magic? See below to find out!
1. Giovanni Pernice: Made in Italy | 26 Feb | Royal
Italian heartthrob and Strictly Come Dancing 2021 champion invites you to journey with him to his homeland, Italy. This show features an incredible soundtrack, stunning choreography and beautiful costumes. But be warned, in Italy, it can get HOT HOT HOT!!!!
Already got tickets? Why not make the trip to see Giovanni extra special with our Lounge Experience? This includes access to table service in our private lounge with two drinks and an interval ice cream.
2. The Cher Show | 7 – 11 Mar | Royal
The Cher Show features two creatives who are titans in the Strictly world, Arlene Phillips and Oti Mabuse. Former Judge Arlene Philips is thrilled to be directing The Cher Show: “I have been a fan of Cher since I first heard I Got You, Babe, in the mid-sixties and couldn’t wait to direct her musical.”
And if all that wasn’t enticing enough, joining Arlene on the journey are some impressive names, including choreography by double Strictly Come Dancing champion, Oti Mabuse!
“This exciting show will be a non-stop journey of Cher’s rollercoaster life, bringing to the audience Cher’s iconic songs, glorious dance numbers, unique costumes and epic drama. All they need to do is come along and Believe,” commented Arlene.
3. Tommy Blaize & NYJO Present: Ray Charles | 16 Mar | Playhouse
Tommy Blaize has sung to a live audience of more than 12 million every week as the lead singer of the BBC Strictly Come Dancing band. Tommy and National Youth Jazz Orchestra (NYJO) will be celebrating the history and the talent of the King of Soul, Ray Charles.
4. Strictly Ballroom the Musical | 10 – 15 Apr | Royal
You know this show is going to be FAB-U-LOUS when it is directed and choreographed by the Strictly Judge, Craig Revel Horwood. And it features another Strictly star: playing the rebellious young ballroom dancer, Scott Hastings is Strictly Champion, Kevin Clifton. This is Kevin’s “dream role” after falling in love with the movie the show is based on at 10 years old.
The show follows Scott Hastings, whose radical dance style sees him fall out of favour with the Australian Federation. With beginner Fran they find the courage to defy tradition and discover that to win, your steps don’t need to be strictly ballroom!
5. Annie | 1 – 5 Aug | Royal
Craig Revel Horwood, who has been a judge on all 20 series of Strictly Come Dancing, is back once again playing the part of Miss Hannigan. Set in 1930s New York during The Great Depression, brave young Annie is forced to live a life of misery and torment at Miss Hannigan’s orphanage. Determined to find her real parents, her luck changes when she is chosen to spend Christmas at the residence of famous billionaire, Oliver Warbucks. Spiteful Miss Hannigan has other ideas and hatches a plan to spoil Annie’s search…