Big The Musical, Dominion Theatre

Big – The Musical

Dominion Theatre, London
Booking to 2 November 2019
Not currently booking

Based on the 1988 fantasy comedy film starring Tom Hanks, Big the Musical is the hilarious, heartwarming big-hearted musical lighting up London’s Dominion Theatre for nine weeks only this Autumn.

Featuring a witty, moving and insightful book by John Weidman (Assassins) and a dazzling, energetic, heartfelt, contemporary score by David Shire and Richard Maltby, Jr. Big the Musical is a perfect show for audiences of all ages!

Big the Musical is booking from 6 September 2019 until 2 November 2019 at the Dominion Theatre, London.

What’s it about?

Josh Baskin is twelve and life sucks, until one night at a carnival his wish to be big is granted. Now, trapped in an adult body in a grown-up world, he’s asking: is being big all it’s cracked up to be?

Who’s in it? Big – The Musical Cast

The cast is lead by Jay McGuiness (Rip It Up, Strictly Come Dancing, The Wanted), Kimberley Walsh (Girls Aloud, Shrek The Musical, Elf the Musical), Wendi Peters (Coronation Street, White Christmas) and Matthew Kelly (Stars In Their Eyes, Benidorm).

Creative Team

Written by John Weidman with music by David Shire and Lyrics by Richard Maltby, Jr. Directed and choreographed by Young.

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Show Information

Performance dates
Booking to 2 November 2019

Venue Information

Dominion Theatre, 268-269 Tottenham Court Road, London, W1T 7AQ
Nearest Tube or Train: Tottenham Court Road (Central line, Northern line)
Nearest Buses: 7, 8, 10, 14, 14A, 19, 22, 24, 25, 29, 38, 40, 73, 176

Ticket Information

Official London Theatre tickets for  Big - The Musical at the Dominion Theatre, London

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News about Big - The Musical

Kimberley Walsh, Matthew Kelly & Wendi Peters join Big The Musical
Further casting has been announced for the West End premiere of Big The Musical which opens at the Dominion Theatre this September. Former pop-singer and Girls Aloud alum Kimberley Walsh will play love-interest Susan, with Wendi Peters, best known for playing Cilla Battersby Brown in Coronation Street, playing Josh's mum Mrs Baskin, and Matthew Kelly to play toy company CEO George MacMillan. The trio of top class actors join Jay McGuinness, who will lead the cast as Josh Baskin in the film-to-stage musical.  Walsh previously starred as Jovie in Elf The Musical at the Dominion Theatre and as Princess Fiona in Shrek The Musical at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane.  In addition to her much loved role as Cilla on Coronation Street, Wendi Peters extensive theatre credits include the Vagina Monologues, White Christmas, Salad Days, Quartet, Wonderland and Oh What a Lovely War. Matthew's many tv and theatre credits include Cold Blood, Benidorm, Bleak House, Of Mice and Men (Savoy Theatre) and Waiting For Godot with Ian McKellan and Roger Rees, though he is probably best known for presenting You Bet! and Stars in their Eyes Based on the smash-hit movie starring Tom Hanks, BIG The Musical tells the story of Josh Baskin, a 12-year-old boy who longs to be big. When a mysterious carnival machine grants his wish he finds himself trapped inside an adult's body and is forced to live and work in a grown-up world. Comedy and fun ensues  as his child-like innocence has a transforming effect on the adults he encounters. Big The Musical is booking from 6 September 2019 until 2 November 2019 at the Dominion Theatre, London.

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