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Strictly Ballroom - 2016 - West End


STRICTLY BALLROOM THE MUSICAL is the inspiring story of a championship ballroom dancer who defies all the rules to follow his heart. Featuring break-into-song numbers from the classic 1992 film including Love is in the Air, Perhaps Perhaps Perhaps and Time After Time, as well as wonderful new songs from internationally acclaimed artists and composers such as Sia, David Foster and Eddie Perfect.


West Yorkshire Playhouse

(Leeds, UK, )
Playhouse Square, Quarry Hill
Leeds, UK,
by Review Roundups - Sep 9, 2019
Turbine Theatre presents its inaugural production, Torch Song starring Matthew Needham (Arnold), Daisy Boulton (Laurel), Dino Fetscher (Ed) and Rish Shah (Alan), Jay Lycurgo (David) and Bernice Stegers (Ma). Let's see what the critics had to say.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2019
Jonny Labey's brand new production company NinebyFive Productions is launching it's very first adventure next month called Jonny Labey's Un-Boxed ReView, a new cabaret show in London's West End.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2019
Worthing Theatres and Paul Holman Associates have announced their starriest line-up ever for this year's annual Christmas pantomime, Cinderella, playing at the Pavilion Theatre, Worthing from Friday 29th November 2019 to Sunday 5th January 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019
Broadway In Chicago is thrilled to announce its next season will go on sale to the public Sunday, Oct. 6.  The season includes:  the Pre-Broadway World Premiere of the new musical THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA, MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL, WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME, MY FAIR LADY, SIX and JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR.
by Stage Tube - Sep 17, 2019
On this day, we're celebrating the birthday of one of this century's most acclaimed artists of stage and screen, Moulin Rouge creator, Baz Luhrmann!
by TV News Desk - Sep 10, 2020
Deadline reports that the upcoming 'Elvis' biopic from Baz Luhrmann will resume filming on September 23rd.
by Josh Stent - Oct 12, 2020
Loren Hunter is a star! She has dazzled as Liza Minnelli in The Boy from Oz and sizzled as Seymour in Six. Hunter has also had the lucrative opportunity to appear in five world premier productions; Moonshadow, King Kong, Baz Luhrmann's Strictly Ballroom The Musical, Georgy Girl - The Seekers Musical and Evie May. Both Hunter and I are WAAPA alumni, so we had a lot of catching up to do when I scheduled our Zoom call. As a Melbournian though, I did find myself envious of her vibrant Brisbane background.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019
Qdos Entertainment today announce that Janine Duvitski will play Mummy Bear, Sophie Isaacs will play the title role of Goldilocks and Lauren Stroud will play Baby Bear in the 2019 London Palladium Pantomime Goldilocks and the Three Bears. Performances begin at the London Palladium on Saturday 7 December 2019 for a strictly limited 5-week run until Sunday 12 January 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2019
A provocative new festival piece, a premiere Australian work, reimagined international and Australian classics and a post-modern masterpiece that rocks the very foundations of theatre itself are just some of the highlights making up State Theatre Company South Australia's 2020 season, the first program from its new artistic director Mitchell Butel.
by Debbie Gilpin - Nov 7, 2019
Following on from their celebration of all things Queen in October, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra last night returned to the Royal Albert Hall for a night of modern musical magic. Conducted by Richard Balcombe, the orchestra performed an incredible range of songs from modern-day shows - ranging from screen-to-stage adaptations and jukebox hits, to completely original musicals. Stage star Bonnie Langford (currently in the West End production of 9 to 5) was there to oversee the evening's events, and was joined by soloists Alex Gaumond, Celinde Schoenmaker, Louise Dearman and Ben Forster, as well as the ArtsEd Ensemble.
by TV News Desk - Nov 6, 2019
Six of the most-loved Strictly contestants from previous series are returning to the dance floor for an all-star Christmas extravaganza special, coming to BBC One on Christmas Day.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2019
Theatrical licensor Music Theatre International (MTI) has secured worldwide licensing rights to smash-hit musical Beetlejuice from Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures, the live stage division of Warner Bros. The musical is based on the Geffen Company cult classic film presented by Warner Bros. It was nominated for eight Tonys this year and has been hailed by Variety as a?oeScreamingly Good Fun!a??
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2019
Ticket go on sale Friday, November 22 for four additional shows in the Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Cincinnati season presented by TriHealth. Ticket prices for all four shows start at $31 and will be available at the Aronoff Center Box Office downtown at 650 Walnut Street, online at or by phone at 513.621.ARTS starting at 9:00AM.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2019
Tickets for four performances in the Peace Center's 2019-2020 Broadway series a?" Jimmy Buffett's Escape to Margaritaville, Summer: The Donna Summer Musical, CATS and Jesus Christ Superstar a?" go on sale to the public next Friday, Nov. 22, at 10 a.m.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2019
The Australian producers of the musical SIX have announced the Australian Queens set to join SIX as it embarks on its Australian tour.
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2020
New musical theatre event SIGNAL ONLINE is being live-streamed around the world once again on Tuesday, 12 May 2020 at 7.30pm GMT (2.30pm EST) via YouTube. This fourth edition of the hit online series features a series of international award-winning composers performing new musical theatre live from their living rooms into yours.
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2020
Following the festive family pantomime, Cinderella, which runs up to Sunday 3 January, the year kicks off with a bang as Steve Steinman brings his fuel-injected stage show Anything For Love to Darlington celebrating the music of Meatloaf.
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2020
The last few months have been unprecedented in the performing arts and entertainment industry. While COVID-19 has changed the world, Wharton Center Executive Director Mike Brand says, 'Wharton Center is ready to move forward and do what we do best: present the finest of the performing arts.'
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2020
Due to the on-going Covid-19 pandemic, the 2020 UK tour of Baz Luhrmann's Strictly Ballroom The Musical, starring Kevin Clifton and directed by Craig Revel Horwood, has been rescheduled and will now run at Darlington Hippodrome from Monday 3 to Saturday 8 January 2022.
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2020
Dr. Phillips Center has announced that the previously scheduled performance of the FAIRWINDS Broadway in Orlando engagement of To Kill a Mockingbird, scheduled for Dr. Phillips Center will be postponed. The highly anticipated Orlando run will be part of the 21/22 season. For further information, please visit
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2020
THE CHER SHOW, originally scheduled for July 6-18, 2021 at the Music Hall at Fair Park, will not be included in Dallas Summer Musicals' (DSM) 20/21 Broadway season. The production has postponed its national tour with new dates to be announced.
by Pauline Vella - Mar 9, 2020
The complexity of mounting a show which requires such specialist dancing skills cannot be understated. With Ballroom Dancing mainly relegated these days to the tele and specialist competitions, a reviewer on the drive up to the theatre, may be forgiven for querying whether a community theatre group could successfully pull this off?
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2020
Broadway in Portland has announced its 2020/21 Season with a schedule full of classics, brand-new productions, and hit musicals direct from Broadway.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2020
Memorial Hermann Broadway at the Hobby Center announces the sensational 2020-2021 Season today. Featuring six premiers and Tony Award® winners including the Broadway mega-sensation TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD and winner of eight 2019 Tony® Awards including Best Musical HADESTOWN. Also, Tina Fey's hilarious new musical comedy MEAN GIRLS, the music phenomenon JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR 50th Anniversary national tour, the hilarious Broadway smash TOOTSIE, the acclaimed Lincoln Center Theater production of Lemer & Loewe's MY FAIR LADY and the quirky comedy and joyful experience of THE BLUE MAN GROUP. Also: included are these season options, the inspiring true story BEAUTIFUL a?" THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL and last but not least Houston's most a?oepopulara?? musical WICKED.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2020
Check out the list of films and television shows headed to Netflix in April!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2020
Segerstrom Center for the Arts has announced their 2020-2021 Season of Broadway's biggest hits that includes six critically acclaimed, award winning productions coming to the Center for the first time, and two returning in spectacular new productions.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2020
Former Strictly Come Dancing champion Kevin Clifton is to star in the 2020/2021 UK & Ireland tour of Baz Luhrmann's smash hit Strictly Ballroom The Musical, playing the lead role of Scott Hastings.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2020
The second highlights programme features performances from Tina, Everybody's Talking About Jamie, Strictly Ballroom, Only Fools and Horses, Kinky Boots, The Phantom of the Opera, Matilda, School of Rock, The Barricade Boys, Mamma Mia!, Dreamgirls, and Waitress.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2020
To mark the summer solstice, Darlington Hippodrome is offering tickets for a variety of shows at just £20* during daylight hours on Saturday 20 June.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2020
Theatre Producer Paul Taylor-Mills shared via Twitter that he has assembled five West End leading ladies to play a special live concert at The Drive In, Troubadour Meridian Water, prior to a drive-in viewing of the Spice Girls movie Spice World.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2020
Metta Theatre a?" one of the UK's leading mid-scale touring theatre companies a?" has six new British musicals in progress, all being developed and showcased around the UK throughout the first half of 2020. Established in 2005 by Poppy Burton-Morgan and Motley trained Designer William Reynolds, Metta Theatre is at the forefront of new work - with a strong focus on the development of new British musical theatre, and a commitment to highlighting climate justice and sustainability; disability and deaf integration and inclusion (both from a political perspective and in order to artistically enrich the work); queering mainstream and family theatre - writing characters that represent and normalise (rather than problematise) the diverse range of queer experiences and identities; re-gendering protagonists in order to give girls strong female role models.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2020
Clare Barron's wild, award-winning comedy about a group of pre-teen dancers fighting for a national final will premiere at Adelaide Festival next month.
by Vicki Trask - Jan 24, 2020
'It's a true privilege to share in the Broadway experience with our loyal patrons year after year at the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, our home in Calgary. In our upcoming season we tried to program a nice balance of highly anticipated new musical productions like HAMILTON and ANASTASIA with returning classics like JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR and COME FROM AWAY.'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2020
Broadway Across Canada has unveiled their upcoming 2020-2021 Season. Four theatrical productions will take centre stage at the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium beginning next fall including the Calgary premiere engagement of the Broadway Musical, HAMILTON.
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jan 10, 2020
BWW reviewer Natalie O'Donoghue selects her top picks in theatre around Glasgow and beyond for 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2020
Hale Centre Theatre (HCT) will present the U.S. premiere of Strictly Ballroom, the stage adaptation of Baz Luhrman's cult classic film, Feb.5 through April 11.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2020
The 2020/2021 Premera Blue Cross Broadway at The Paramount season brings another year of extraordinary entertainment to The Paramount Theatre, with a schedule of shows back by popular demand, as well as classics, and brand-new hit musicals direct from Broadway. Subscription renewals go on sale February 4 at 10am and new subscriptions will be available in late March.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2020
Five Utah premieres including MEAN GIRLS, To Kill a Mockingbird and the triumphant return of HAMILTON and LES MISERABLES will be featured in the Zions Bank Broadway at the Eccles 2020-2021 30th Anniversary season.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2020
The 2020/21 Mirvish Theatre Season has been announced, featuring 13 shows, including the North American premiere of & Juliet!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2020
The Majestic Theatre announced its line-up of shows for the 2020-2021 North Park Lexus Broadway in San Antonio Season, and the line-up features a mix of revivals, Broadway Blockbusters, a dramatic adaptation of a classic novel and pop culture favorites for a season that offers diversity and broad appeal.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2020
Johnson Financial Group Broadway at the Marcus Center and Broadway Across America-Milwaukee have announced the 2020-2021 season.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2020
Broadway in Portland is pleased to announce its 2020/21 Season with a schedule full of classics, brand-new productions, and hit musicals direct from Broadway.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2020
Broadway in Indianapolis has announced the 2020-2021 Season headlined by the six-time Tony Award-winning Best Musical, DEAR EVAN HANSEN, and the ferociously funny new musical MEAN GIRLS. Fall in love all over again with the dazzling PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL, based on the beloved romantic comedy film. The series also boasts the Indianapolis premieres Roald Dahl's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, with the spectacular return of Andrew Lloyd Webber's JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR - 50th Anniversary Tour.
by Tyler Hinton - Feb 11, 2020
Hale Centre Theatre's U.S. premiere of Baz Luhrmann's STRICTLY BALLROOM THE MUSICAL dazzles on its Centre Stage following productions in Australia and on the West End. The direction, choreography, lighting, set, and costumes--all created specifically for Hale Centre Theatre's new production--are beyond fabulous.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2019
Today, Wolverhampton Grand Theatre announced nine new shows. GREASE, THE COMMITMENTS, GOOD VIBRATIONS, ROB BECKETT - WALLOP, ROMESH RANGANATHAN a?" THE CYNIC'S MIXTAPE, TONY CHRISTIE AND THE NELSON RIDDLE ORCHESTRA - CELEBRATING THE MUSIC OF FRANK SINATRA & FRIENDS, STRICTLY BALLROOM, and THE DREAMBOYS and OUR DAY OUT will all on sale to Friends of the Grand and members now and on Wednesday 11 December for General Public.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2019
Baz Luhrmann's smash hit musical Strictly Ballroom is set to sweep audiences off their feet once more with the announcement of the new 2020/2021 tour, directed by dancer, choreographer and Britain's favourite TV judge; the fab-u-lous Craig Revel Horwood. Foxtrotting around the UK and Ireland from September next year, the show is based on the award-winning, global film phenomenon, 'Strictly Ballroom' that inspired the world to dance.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2019
Baz Luhrmann's smash hit musical STRICTLY BALLROOM is set to sweep audiences off their feet once more with the announcement of the new 2020/2021 tour, directed by dancer, choreographer and Britain's favourite TV judge; the fab-u-lous Craig Revel Horwood.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2019
Matthew Needham (Arnold), Daisy Boulton (Laurel), Dino Fetscher (Ed), Jay Lycurgo (David), Rish Shah (Alan) and Bernice Stegers (Ma) star in the Turbine Theatre's inaugural production, Torch Song, directed by Drew McOnie. Torch Song runs for a strictly limited season from 22 August – 13 October 2019, with press night on Friday 6 September.
by Stage Tube - Apr 30, 2020
Stars from stage and screen unite from their homes to sing Scott Alan's 'You're Not Alone', sharing a message of hope to anyone feeling lonely, isolated, anxious or depressed during the COVID-19 crisis.