This month, expect stellar stand-up, excitingly new musicals, family treats and a Neighbours superstar going on sale. With Christmas around the corner, these shows could make the perfect Christmas gift or simply a festive treat for yourself!
All shows go on sale to the public on the last Friday of the month. Norwich Theatre Friends and Ambassadors enjoy priority access, plus extra benefits such as half price first night dramas.
Neighbours heartthrob Jason Donavan (12 Mar 25) will be celebrating his 35-year career in music, theatre, film and TV at Norwich Theatre Royal. The show promises to be a musical feast of a night of unforgettable tunes, featuring a dynamic selection of Jason’s most beloved songs from the stage and his biggest pop hits like Especially For You, Too Many Broken Hearts, Any Dream Will Do and Sealed with a Kiss. Speaking about the tour, Jason said: “I am so excited about this tour. My performing career has been an incredible ride, and I can’t wait to celebrate it by performing the songs that have been such an important part of my life. It’s going to be a fantastic show, and I look forward to sharing all those special moments with my fans.”
Star of stage and screen and singing sensation Jane McDonald (13 Oct) heads to Norwich Theatre Royal. Filled with love, glamour, and Jane’s warm Yorkshire wit, this is your opportunity to spend an evening with a Jane.
At Norwich Theatre, we love to bring you the newest possible shows out there, and this on sale is no different, with two shows straight off the West End and Broadway. & Juliet (30 Jul – 3 Aug 24) ditches Juliet’s famous ending for a fresh beginning and a second chance at life and love at Norwich Theatre Royal. Juliet’s new story bursts to life through a playlist of pop anthems as iconic as her name, including Britney Spears’…Baby One More Time, Katy Perry’s Roar and other chart toppers. Break free of the balcony scene and get into this romantic comedy that proves there’s life after Romeo.
Dear Evan Hansen is coming to Norwich Theatre Royal. Evan is an anxious high school kid who wants nothing more than to fit in. The thing is, on his way to fitting in, he didn’t tell the whole truth. And now, he must give up on a life he never dreamt he’d have. Packed with some of the biggest musical theatre songs of the last decade, you won’t want to miss this.
An Inspector is calling drama fans to Norwich Theatre Royal with JB Priestley’s masterpiece An Inspector Calls (21 – 25 Jan 25). When Inspector Goole arrives unexpectedly at the prosperous Birling family home, their peaceful dinner party is shattered by his investigations into the death of a young woman. His startling revelations shake the very foundations of their lives and challenge us all to examine our consciences.
Families are in for a treat with a whole array of shows going on sale this month. In Norwich Theatre Royal’s Maddie’s Wildlife Rangers (17 Feb 24), BAFTA award-winning presenter, author, and YouTuber Maddie Moate takes you on a journey into the fascinating world of animals and conservation. At Norwich Theatre Playhouse, you will be able to explore The Science of Jurassic World with Jon Chase (22 Feb 24) or see the nonsense rhyme There was an Old Lady who Swallowed a Fly (1 – 2 Jun 24) come to life.
Also going on sale this month you will be spoilt for choice for comedians to brighten your day, including winner of Britain’s Got Talent Jon Courtenay (20 Mar 24), Rosie Jones (10 Apr 24), Georgie Carroll (27 May 24), Nick Helm (6 Jun 24), Jeff Innocent (12 Mar 24) and Mark Simmons (23 May 24). To top this off, hit podcast The Bugle Live, which has been satirising the planet and related topics, comes to Norwich Theatre Playhouse on 3 Mar 24.
The on-sale dates for this month’s shows are
20 Nov 23 – Gold Friends, Ambassadors and Corporate Members
22 Nov 23 – Best Friends, Friends
24 Nov 23 – General Public
Signing up for Norwich Theatre’s Friends or Ambassadors Scheme will give you access to priority booking for shows across its three venues, allowing you to secure your favourite seats. The entry-level into the scheme costs £25 a year and includes benefits such as priority booking, half-price first-night dramas and discounts on tickets, plus a 10% discount off food and drink at Norwich Theatre Royal the Playhouse and Stage Two.
For those who want to deepen their connection to Norwich Theatre, becoming an Ambassador is an easy and effective way to support the charity whilst enjoying all the benefits of being a Gold Friend. You can choose to join at a level that suits you and the difference you want to make.
For more information, please call the Box Office on 01603 630 000 or visit norwichtheatre.org.