A FABULOUS FEAST OF TOP CLASS ENTERTAINMENT
SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER -Tues 27 – Sat 31 Aug 2019
Marking 40 years since its UK cinema release, Saturday Night Fever is spectacularly reimagined in this new music and dance extravaganza.Telling the story of Tony Manero – a working-class boy from Brooklyn who escapes the harsh realities of life when he embarks on a reckless yet thrilling road to dancing success – Saturday Night Fever features one of the bestselling soundtracks of all time, including Stayin’ Alive, How Deep Is Your Love, Night Fever, Tragedy and More Than a Woman as well as 70’s favourites Boogie Shoes and Disco Inferno.
THE KING AND I -Tue 29 Oct – Sat 9 Nov 2019
The King and I tells the story of the unconventional and tempestuous relationship that develops between the King of Siam and Anna Leonowens, a British schoolteacher whom the modernist King, in an imperialistic world, brings to Siam to teach his many wives and children.
The musical boasts one of the finest scores ever written, including Whistle a Happy Tune, Getting to Know You and Shall We Dance, and features a company of over 50 world-class performers with full-scale orchestra; it is a testament to the lavish heritage of gloriously romantic musical theatre.
WE WILL ROCK YOU – Mon 11 – Sat 23 Nov 2019
The smash hit Queen and Ben Elton musical has been reimagined for 2019 and features 24 of Queen’s biggest hits, including We Are The Champions, Radio Ga Ga, I Want To Break Free, Somebody To Love, Killer Queen, Don’t Stop Me Now, Under Pressure, Bohemian Rhapsody, Another One Bites The Dust and, of course, We Will Rock You.
We Will Rock You tells the story of a group of Bohemians who struggle to restore the free exchange of thought, fashion, and live music in a distant future where everyone dresses, thinks and acts the same. Musical instruments and composers are forbidden, and rock music is all but unknown
BAND OF GOLD – Thu 28 Nov – Sat 14 Dec 2019
Leeds’ own Kay Mellor returns to The Grand with the world premiere stage production of the multi award-winning ITV series Band of Gold.
First aired on ITV in March 1995, Band of Gold captivated over 15 million viewers each week and starred (amongst others) Geraldine James, Cathy Tyson, Barbara Dickson and Samantha Morton. The gritty thriller tells the story of a group of women – Carol, Rose, Anita and Gina – as they battle to survive whilst working in Bradford’s red-light district
ON YOUR FEET! – Mon 23 – Sat 28 Mar 2020
The Broadway and West End production of Gloria and Emilio Estefan’s smash hit musical embarks on its first international tour.
On Your Feet! is the inspiring true love story of Emilio and Gloria and charts their journey from its origins in Cuba, onto the streets of Miami and finally to international superstardom. The musical features some of the most iconic pops songs of the era, including Rhythm Is Gonna Get You, Conga, Get On Your Feet, Don’t Want To Lose You Now
EVERYBODY’S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE – Mon 13 – Sat 18 July 2020
Based on true events, Everybody’s Talking About Jamie is the story of Jamie New, a sixteen-year-old boy who lives on a council estate in Sheffield. But Jamie doesn’t quite fit in. Jamie is terrified about the future. Jamie is going to be a sensation. Supported by his brilliant loving mum and surrounded by his friends, Jamie overcomes prejudice, beats the bullies and steps out of the darkness and into the spotlight.
Visit: www.leedsgrandtheatre.com for booking and performance details.