The big new production of Broadway musical 42nd Street has announced UK tour dates, including its June residency at Sadler’s Wells in London.
Produced by David Ian and Jonathan Church for the Curve and Sadler’s Wells, the show will open at the Curve in Leicester on 17 May 2023.
The show then heads to Sadler’s Wells in London, playing from 7 June to 2 July 2023.
42nd Street then tours the UK, to Canterbury, Leeds, Bristol, Plymouth, Cardiff, Glasgow, Milton Keynes, Liverpool, Manchester, Southampton, Newcastle, Woking and Belfast.
This new production is directed by Jonathan Church (Singin’ in the Rain, The Drifters Girl) with choreography by Bill Deamer and design by Rob Jones.
The full cast and creative team will be announced soon.
This song-and-dance spectacular features a hit parade of toe-tapping songs, including the title number, “We’re In The Money”, “Lullaby of Broadway”, “Shuffle Off To Buffalo” and “I Only Have Eyes For You”.
42nd Street is a timeless and inspiring showbiz fairy tale that combines breath-taking tap dance routines, backstage intrigue, classic romance and delightful comedy to dazzling effect.
The show has music by Harry Warren, lyrics by Al Dubin, and book by Michael Stewart and Mark Bramble, based on the novel by Bradford Ropes. Original direction and dances were by Gower Champion. The show was originally produced on Broadway by David Merrick.
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42nd Street – UK Tour Dates
Wednesday 17th May – Saturday 3rd June 2023
Leicester Curve Theatre
Wednesday 7th June – Saturday 2nd July 2023
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Thursday 13th July – Saturday 22nd July 2023
Canterbury, Marlowe Theatre
Tuesday 25th July – Saturday 29th July 2023
Leeds Grand Theatre
Monday 31st July – Saturday 5th August 2023
Monday 7th August – Saturday 12th August 2023
Plymouth Theatre Royal
Monday 14th August – Saturday 19th August 2023
Cardiff Wales Millennium Centre
Monday 21st August – Saturday 26th August 2023
Glasgow Theatre Royal
Monday 28th August – Saturday 2nd September 2023
Milton Keynes Theatre
Monday 4th September – Saturday 9th September 2023
Monday 25th September – Saturday 30th September 2023
Manchester Palace Theatre
Tuesday 3rd October – Saturday 7th October 2023
Tuesday 10th October – Saturday 14th October 2023
Newcastle Theatre Royal
Monday 16th October – Saturday 21st October 2023
Woking, New Victoria Theatre
Tuesday 24th October – Saturday 28th October 2023
Belfast, Grand Opera House