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What's On at Theatre Royal Norwich in 2024

What’s On at Theatre Royal Norwich in 2024 & 2025

Looking to find out what’s on at Theatre Royal Norwich? This article lists the upcoming musicals for 2024, from family-friendly productions to shows based on true crime.

So let’s get started!

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Grease the Musical (3rd – 8th June 2024)

Relive the timeless summer romance of ‘Grease the Musical’ from June 3rd to 8th, 2024, at Theatre Royal Norwich. With a fresh take on the classic, this production features Marley Fenton and Hope Dawe leading a tale of high school love and the quest for identity.

Despite mixed reviews, the show’s energy and iconic songs like ‘Summer Nights’ and ‘You’re the One That I Want’ continue to delight audiences, ensuring a fun and entertaining trip down memory lane.

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Everybody’s Talking about Jamie (24th – 29th June 2024)

Be inspired by the true-life tale of ‘Everybody’s Talking About Jamie’, taking the stage from June 24th to 29th, 2024.

The heart of this critically acclaimed musical beats with the story of Jamie New, a 16-year-old with dreams of drag queen fame, who must face prejudice and bullying.

With Ivano Turco and Rebecca McKinnis leading a stellar cast and music by Dan Gillespie Sells, this is a celebration of self-discovery and acceptance set to catchy tunes and vibrant choreography.

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101 Dalmatians the Musical (9th July – 13th July 2024)

Experience the charm and adventure of ‘101 Dalmatians the Musical’ from July 9th to 13th, 2024. This delightful musical adaptation of the beloved classic tale will bring the escapades of Pongo, Perdita, and their adorable spotted puppies to the stage.

With a captivating score and memorable performances, audiences of all ages will be thrilled by the story’s heart-warming message of bravery and the power of family. It’s a paw-tapping, tail-wagging extravaganza that’s sure to be a hit with the entire family!

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& Juliet (30th July – 3rd August 2024)

Don’t miss the sensational hit musical ‘& Juliet’ from July 30th to August 3rd, 2024, a creative retelling of Shakespeare’s classic tale with a twist.

This vibrant production imagines Juliet’s life if she had not ended her story in tragedy but instead embarked on a journey to Paris in pursuit of personal happiness and self-discovery.

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A Chorus Line (27th – 31st August 2024)

Witness the raw and authentic portrayal of performers’ lives in ‘A Chorus Line’, from August 27th to 31st, 2024. The musical, which revolutionized Broadway, returns with Adam Cooper and Carly Mercedes Dyer reprising their celebrated roles.

Featuring Marvin Hamlisch’s unforgettable music and Edward Kleban’s lyrics, this 90-minute show without an interval promises an intense theatrical experience that delves deep into the hearts and minds of Broadway hopefuls.

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Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (24th – 29th September 2024)

Experience the whimsical world of ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’ from September 24th to 29th, 2024.

This new production brings to life Ian Fleming’s story and the classic film, inviting audiences on an extraordinary journey with an eccentric inventor, his magical car, and the delightful Truly Scrumptious.

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Now That’s What I Call a Musical (1st – 5th October 2024)

Celebrate four decades of iconic music with ‘Now That’s What I Call a Musical’, from October 1st to 5th, 2024.

Pippa Evans’ comedic script, directed and choreographed by Craig Revel Horwood, takes you on a trip from 1989 Birmingham to a school reunion in 2009, exploring the themes of nostalgia and friendship through beloved hits.

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Here You Come Again (8th October – 12th October 2024)

Step back in time with the toe-tapping tunes of ‘Here You Come Again’, playing from October 8th to 12th, 2024. This jukebox musical celebrates the hits of the legendary Dolly Parton, featuring classics that will have you dancing in the aisles.

With its blend of heartfelt lyrics and catchy melodies, the show offers a nostalgic journey through the soundtrack of many lives. Don’t miss the chance to experience the joy and energy of Dolly’s music live on stage!

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Come from Away (15th October – 26th October 2024)

Witness the remarkable true story of ‘Come from Away’, playing from October 15th to 26th, 2024. This breath-taking musical takes you to the heart of Gander, Newfoundland, where 38 planes were grounded in the wake of the September 11 attacks. The small community that welcomed 7,000 stranded passengers with open arms is celebrated in this heart-warming production.

With direction by Christopher Ashley and a score by Irene Sankoff and David Hein, ‘Come from Away’ is a testament to the enduring human spirit and the capacity for kindness in dark times. Don’t miss this inspiring tale of hope and humanity that has won hearts around the globe.

Upcoming Shows in 2025

As we look ahead to 2025, Theatre Royal Norwich continues to promise a thrilling selection of musicals that will keep you coming back for more. Here are some of the shows you can look forward to:

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Only Fools and Horses the hit musical (13th – 18th January 2025)

Jump into the hilarious world of Del Boy and Rodney with ‘Only Fools and Horses the hit musical’, from January 13th to 18th, 2025.

This beloved British comedy comes to life on stage, promising a performance filled with laughter and iconic one-liners.

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Singin’ in the Rain (28th January – 1st February 2025)

Relish in the classic charm of ‘Singin’ in the Rain’, from January 28th to February 1st, 2025. This timeless musical brings the glitz and glamour of Hollywood’s golden age to Norwich, complete with show-stopping dance numbers and unforgettable melodies.

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Hairspray (10th – 15th February 2025)

Don’t miss the Hairspray UK Tour, hitting the stage from February 10th to 15th, 2025. This hit musical follows Tracy Turnblad as she dances her way onto TV and into our hearts, all while challenging the prejudices of 1960s Baltimore.

With five-star reviews, ‘Hairspray’ promises a vivid and fresh take on a beloved story.

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Dear Evan Hansen (13th May – 17th May 2025)

Witness the emotionally powerful and profoundly moving story of ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ from May 13th to May 17th, 2025. This six-time Tony Award-winning musical, with a deeply personal narrative, explores themes of mental health, acceptance, and the struggle to fit in.

Featuring an inspiring score by the song writing team of Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, and a book by Steven Levenson, the musical follows Evan Hansen, a high school senior with social anxiety, who becomes involved in a family tragedy that offers him the chance to finally be noticed.

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Hamilton (16th September – 25th October 2025)

Be part of the revolution with ‘Hamilton’, running from September 16th to October 25th, 2025. Lin-Manuel Miranda’s award-winning masterpiece blends hip-hop, jazz, and R&B to tell the compelling story of Alexander Hamilton, with a message that resonates through the ages.

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TINA: The Tina Turner Musical (13th – 24th January 2026)

“TINA: The Tina Turner Musical” is a jukebox musical that showcases the music of Tina Turner and narrates her life story. The musical traces her journey from her humble beginnings in Nutbush, Tennessee, to her transformation into a global rock ‘n roll superstar.

The musical is a tribute to Tina Turner’s resilience and her remarkable career in the music industry.

How to Book Your Tickets

Securing your seat for these spectacular shows is a breeze, whether you prefer the personal touch of the Box Office or the convenience of online booking. The Theatre Royal Norwich offers the following options for booking:

  • Visit the Box Office in person to select your preferred spot.
  • Use the interactive seating chart on the Theatre Royal Norwich website to choose your seat from the comfort of your home. Create an account to manage your bookings.
  • Consider purchasing gift vouchers for a unique gift that keeps on giving.

For group bookings, enjoy discounts and the flexibility to reserve tickets well in advance. Rest assured that your personal information is handled with the utmost care, as outlined in Norwich Theatre’s privacy policy.

Sign Up for Theatre Royal Norwich Updates

Stay ahead of the crowd and never miss a moment of the action by signing up for the Norwich Theatre Royal Mailing List.

Whether you’re a seasoned theatre-goer or a newcomer eager to dive into the vibrant world of musicals, joining the theatre’s mailing list is your gateway to the latest news and events.

And for those eagerly anticipating ‘Hamilton’, be the first to know about ticket sales and priority booking by staying connected with Norwich Theatre Royal.

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