NATIVITY! THE MUSICAL Comes Home To Coventry - Tickets On Sale Today
NATIVITY! THE MUSICAL will open its 2018 UK tour in the story's native home town of Coventry at the Belgrade Theatre, Coventry on Tuesday 23 October running until Sunday 28 October 2018 with tickets going on sale to the public today, Monday 4 December 2017, at 10am.
NATIVITY! THE MUSICAL is written and directed by Debbie Isitt, creator and director of the much-loved family films. Debbie was born and raised in Birmingham and currently lives in Coventry.
Every child in every school has one Christmas wish, to star in a Nativity, and at St Bernadette's School they've decided to mount a musical version! Join teacher Mr Maddens and his crazy assistant Mr Poppy as they struggle with hilarious children and a whole lot of sparkle and shine to make everyone's Christmas wish come true. Featuring all of your favourite sing-a-long songs from the smash-hit films including, Sparkle and Shine, Nazareth and One Night One Moment. NATIVITY! THE MUSICAL promises to be the perfect feel-good comedy for all the family.
Debbie Isitt, Creator and Director of Nativity! said:
"After an incredibly successful opening in 2017, I am thrilled that the story of Nativity! is heading home to Coventry. I couldn't think of a better place for next year's UK tour to start and can't wait for Coventry's audiences to enjoy this very special show"
Written and Directed by Debbie Isitt with songs by Nicky Ager and Debbie Isitt, NATIVITY! THE MUSICAL is choreographed by Andrew Wright, designed by David Woodhead, with lighting design by Tim Mitchell, sound design by Tom Marshall and musical supervision and orchestrations by George Dyer. It is a Birmingham Repertory Theatre production presented in association with Jamie Wilson, Entertainment One Films, Ramin Sabi and Belgrade Theatre Coventry.
The NATIVITY! film series is one of the most popular UK Christmas film franchises of recent years. Written and directed by the Bafta Award-winning writer and director Debbie Isitt and produced by Nick Jones through Mirrorball Films and distributed in the UK by eOne, NATIVITY!, NATIVITY 2 DANGER IN THE MANGER! and NATIVITY 3 DUDE WHERE'S MY DONKEY?! have all gone on to reach top box office positions on theatrical release and sold nearly 2 million DVDs, capturing the hearts and minds of families all over the UK. Debbie Isitt is currently developing a fourth film in the series, NATIVITY ROCKS.
Further casting and UK tour dates to be announced soon.