Find out what is going on from January to March around the Birmingham area including music, theatre and art. Check out our definitive list.
The Play That Goes Wrong
The multi-award winning West End smash hit comedy, The Play that goes wrong is heading to the Belgrade in Coventry in January. The show, tells the story of The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society who are putting on a 1920s murder mystery, but as the title suggests, everything that can go wrong does! As the accident prone thesps battle on against all the odds to reach their final curtain call, hilarious results ensue.
30th January- 4th February
Have the time of your live with Dirty Dancing heading to Belgrade Theatre. Full of passion, romance and heart-pounding music and dancing the musical is better than ever in this new production. The performance also features hit songs, Hungry Eyes, Hey! Baby and Do you love me?, which will have you singing along the whole way through.
@The Crescent Theatre Birmingham
29th Jan-11th Feb
Mary Shelley may sound familiar to you as the creator of the dramatic character Frankenstein, however have you ever considered how dramatic her own life was? This biographical play illustrates her dysfunctional upbringing with her father, a radical philosopher, and her elopement with a poet aged 16. Join her on her journey through 19th century society.
@New Alexandra Theatre Birmingham
6th Feb-11th Feb
Following sold out shows in Tampa, Texas and Tokyo, the highly acclaimed show lands in Birmingham this winter for its UK premiere. The wondrous play will transport you to a world of magic, intrigue and fantasy as we watch Alice get lost in another enchanting dimension.
OperaUpClose: La Bohème
9th Feb-11th Feb
Grow up with the idealistic graduates, who want to follow their dreams and party until the sun comes down, live amongst creatives and try and make ends meet. Watch as relationships blossom, unfold and rekindle. Filled with humour, drama and tragedy this play will leave you feeling inspired, enraptured and most of all moved.
Award winning stand-up comedian, Jack Whitehall is back on tour bringing his new live show to Birmingham in February. The show, Jack Whitehall: At Large will feature brand new jokes and comedy from Whitehall.
Jonathan Pie: Live
@Birmingham Town Hall
Friday 17th February
Join the news reporter who hates his job, hates his colleagues and hates…the news! An evening not for the faint heated, expect an angry, potty mouthed middle aged man ranting about UK politics and all that is wrong in the media. For a refreshingly frank take on the British news, search for tickets!
Sean Lock- Keep It Light
He’s been in the game for 15 years, yet he still never fails to come up with highly intelligent, witty and original performances. The imaginative scenes that Sean Lock conjures up in his head and his commentary on the human condition leaves the audience in constant stitches.
@New Alexandra Theatre
Premiered back in 1986, Willy Russell’s classic comedy is heading on a new tour for its 30th anniversary. Starring Jodie Prenger, the comedy tells the story of a Liverpool housewife whose best friend takes her on a trip to Greece for two weeks that will change her view on the world.
@New Alexandra Theatre
Direct from a successful and record breaking two year run in the West End, the BAFTA-winning film classic, musical version is heading on tour. With over twenty soul classics performed live on stage, it is bound to be a fabulously-fun night out.