A fabulous lineup of shows awaits audiences at Leeds Grand Theatre
LEEDS GRAND THEATRE IN 2016
(Basically there’s loads on!)
There’s a heady mix of comedy, drama, dance, music and musical theatre at Leeds Grand this year. With big names including Pixie Lott taking the role made iconic by Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Alexandra Burke in The Bodyguard, Strictly’s Pasha and many more.
Big Musicals include Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Cats, Guys & Dolls, The Commitments and Blood Brothers but take a look below you’ll be spoilt for choice.
TUESDAY 22ND TO SATURDAY 26TH MARCH JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT
X Factor winner Joe McElderry stars in Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s sparkling family musical. Retelling the Biblical story of Joseph, his eleven brothers and the coat of many colours, this magical musical is full of unforgettable songs including Any Dream Will Do.
MONDAY 4TH TO SATURDAY 9TH APRIL
PIXIE LOTT STARS IN BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY’S
Truman Capote’s classic tale of Holly Golightly is being given a new lease of life as a stage play with music in this sophisticated production starring the multi award-winning Pixie Lott as Holly.
TUESDAY 12th – SATURDAY 16th April
ALAN BENNETT’S SINGLE SPIES
Alan Bennett’s comedy masterpiece – a double bill – explores Russian spies and royalty, chronicling the lives of two members of the notorious ‘Cambridge Five’ spy ring in the 1950s, Guy Burgess and Anthony Blunt. With forgery, fraud and hilarious blunders Single Spies gives us a glimpse into a life full of espionage, secret identities and even an interrogation by the Queen.
TUESDAY 19TH TO FRIDAY 22ND APRIL RIVERDANCE
With two decades of global success since the show first burst into the public’s heart at the Eurovision Song Contest in Dublin in 1994, this is a chance for UK audiences to reconnect with what the Irish Times described as ‘the original… the best’.
TUESDAY 3RD TO SATURDAY 7TH MAY
FLAVIA CACACE AND VINCENT SIMONE IN THE LAST TANGO
The Strictly superstars prepare to dance in their final ever show. Twenty years of dancing together has seen them become Strictly Come Dancing favourites, World Dance title-holders and create and star in their own West End productions – but now it’s time for the nation’s best-loved Argentine Tango Champions to say goodbye with this brand new performance.
TUESDAY 10TH TO SATURDAY 21ST MAY 2016
ALEXANDRA BURKE STARS IN THE BODYGUARD
The award-winning musical, based on the blockbuster film, is heading to Leeds. Starring three-time Brit-nominee and X-Factor winner, Alexandra Burke as Rachel Marron (played by Whitney Houston in the 1992 film). Featuring a host of Whitney Houston’s greatest hits including Saving All My Love, I Wanna Dance With Somebody and, one of the greatest hit songs of all time, I Will Always Love You.
TUESDAY 24TH TO SATURDAY 28TH MAY
GUYS AND DOLLS
The sizzling New York tale of gamblers, gangsters and nightclub singers makes for a glorious evening featuring some of Broadway’s greatest show-stopping tunes including Luck be a Lady and My Time of Day.
MONDAY 20TH JUNE TO SATURDAY 2ND JULY
Andrew Lloyd Webber’s record-breaking 2015 Olivier award-nominated musical Cats comes to Leeds direct from its sell-out seasons at the London Palladium. A blend of fantasy, drama and romance, Cats is a magical musical.
MONDAY 22ND TO SATURDAY 27TH AUGUST
The habits have hit the road again! A brand new production directed and choreographed by Craig Revel Horwood this feel-amazing musical comedy is based on the smash hit movie starring Whoopi Goldberg and Maggie Smith.
Booking for all shows on: 0844 848 2700