Wicked tells the incredible untold story of an unlikely but profound friendship between two young women who first meet as sorcery students at Shiz University: the blonde and very popular Glinda and a misunderstood green girl named Elphaba. Their extraordinary adventures in Oz will ultimately see them fulfil their destinies as Glinda The Good and the Wicked Witch of the West.
Breathtaking sets, mind-blowing special effects, over 350 lavish costumes and a fabulous cast and orchestra brings the magic of Disney’s Aladdin to life on the West End stage. Featuring all the songs from the classic Academy Award®-winning film including ‘Friend Like Me’, ‘A Whole New World’ and ‘Arabian Nights’, prepare to experience the show-stopper that is Aladdin.
Set against the majesty of the Serengeti Plains and to the evocative rhythms of Africa, Disney’s multi-award winning musical The Lion King will redefine your expectations of the theatre. Brilliantly reimagined by acclaimed director Julie Taymor, Disney’s beloved film has been transformed into a spectacular theatrical experience that explodes with glorious colours, stunning effects and enchanting music.
Introducing little ears to the world of classical music, Classical for Kids features top class musicians performing a carefully selected repertoire for children and their families to enjoy without any expectation to stay still or quiet. Join Albert’s Band’s tuba player Edd Leech and his brass quintet, Quintabile, for a musical journey featuring a wide variety of fabulous brass music from a diverse selection of composers – including Henry VIII! Buggies, babies and budding musicians all welcome!
The Music for Youth Primary Prom concerts are aimed at Key Stages 1 and 2, offering the opportunity for school students to experience live music making in one of the world’s most famous concert halls. Presenter Rachel Leach will guide you through the concert and explore the instruments and sounds heard in the dynamic and eclectic performances by talented young musicians, and there will even be a chance for your pupils to be part of an audience participation piece. The Primary Prom concerts aim to inspire and motivate the next generation of music makers. Don’t miss this opportunity to capture your pupils’ imagination!
It’s been a long day for Dad and he can hardly keep his eyes open. All he wants is for Baby to go to sleep so he can catch up on a little shut-eye too. Dad’s usually got some tricks up his sleeve to help send Baby off to the Land of Nod. But tonight, Baby has other ideas… As soon as Dad’s out of the way, Baby gets his hands on the magic top hat, and when his friend Rabbit shows up the fun and games really begin! Mix in some magic, a pinch of circus and a large dollop of silliness and you have the recipe for a little adventure with a lot of laughs! Watch Sleepyhead at Southend's Cliffs Pavilion!
From the book by Julia Donaldson, illustrated by Axel Scheffler and creators of The Gruffalo, this award-winning production features a trio of top actors and is packed full of puppetry, songs, live music and funky moves. Simply unmissable, the Stick Man is live at the Palace Theatre from 2-4 November 2018.