WITH STRICTLY BALLROOM THE MUSICAL
Based on the award-winning global film phenomenon Strictly Ballroom, which inspired the world to
dance, this all-singing, all-dancing and all-glittering show will arrive at the Alhambra Theatre,
Bradford from 22nd to 27 November 2021. Directed by Craig Revel Horwood and starring Kevin Clifton as ‘ScotHastings’.
Strictly Ballroom The Musical tells the beguiling story of Scott Hastings, a talented, arrogant and
rebellious young ballroom dancer. When Scott’s radical dance moves see him fall out of favour with
the Australian Federation, he finds himself dancing with Fran, a beginner with no moves at all.
Inspired by one another, this unlikely pair gather the courage to defy both convention and their
families – and discover that, to be winners, the steps don’t need to be strictly ballroom.
Featuring a show-stopping book by Baz Luhrmann & Craig Pearce, and bringing together a sublime
cast of over 20 world class performers, Strictly Ballroom The Musical brings to life iconic songs,
including Love is in the Air, Perhaps Perhaps Perhaps and Time After Time with dynamic and joyous
This tour will also feature some amazing new songs by internationally acclaimed artists
including Sia, David Foster and Eddie Perfect. The show’s scintillating singing, dazzling dancing and
eye-popping costumes will combine together to bring audiences a story of heart, comedy and drama,
and promises to be an unforgettable night under the glitter ball.
This uplifting and courageous musical originated as a stage play that Baz Luhrmann devised with a
group of classmates at Sydney’s National Institute of Dramatic Art in 1984. Eight years later he made
his screen directorial debut with Strictly Ballroom, the first instalment in Luhrmann’s acclaimed Red
The vibrant film enjoyed staggering success, winning three awards at the 1993 BAFTA awards and a
1994 Golden Globe nomination for Best Picture, going on to become one of the most successful
Australian films of all time, earning more than $80 million at the box office. In April 2014 Strictly
Baz Luhrmann’s Strictly Ballroom The Musical is a fabulous, feel-good evening full of sequins,
singing and salsa. This unmissable kaleidoscope of glitz and glamour is a tonic for the soul and will
send your heart soaring and toes tapping long after you leave the theatre!
To book all the Box Office on 01274 432000 or visit bradford-theatres.co.uk