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New Dates: Strictly Ballroom at Darlington Hippodrome
STRICTLY BALLROOM UK TOUR
RESCHEDULED TO 2022
Monday 3 - Saturday 8 January 2022
Due to the on-going Covid-19 pandemic, the 2020 UK
tour of Baz Luhrmann’s Strictly Ballroom The Musical, starring Kevin Clifton
and directed by Craig Revel Horwood, has been rescheduled and will now run at
Darlington Hippodrome from Monday 3 to Saturday 8 January 2022.
everyone’s safety in these uncertain times, the producers of Strictly Ballroom
The Musical had to take the difficult decision to reschedule the original tour
dates. But the good news is that all of the shows in the touring schedule have
been rearranged and ticketsfor each performance
will be exchanged automatically, so fans will not miss out on this musical
extravaganza. People who had booked for the show’s original dates will be
contacted by the Hippodrome box office.
said: “I’m really delighted that the Strictly Ballroom tour has been rescheduled.
As I’ve mentioned before, it’s my all-time favourite film and Scott Hastings is my dream role, so I
can’t wait to bring this musical to
theatres across the UK next year. In the meantime,
please stay safe and keep well everyone.”
Craig Revel Horwood
Horwood added: “I’m thrilled that our new
production of Strictly Ballroom The Musical has been rescheduled for 2021/2022.
The tour may be a year later, but you can still expect those same sexy dance
moves, scintillating costumes and a simply FAB-U-LOUS show for all to enjoy,
starring the one and only Kevin Clifton!”
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.
show-stopping book by Baz Luhrmann & Craig Pearce, and bringing together a
sublime cast of over 20 world class performers, Strictly Ballroom brings to
life iconic songs, including Love is
in the Air, Perhaps Perhaps Perhaps and Time After Time with dynamic and
joyous verve. 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.
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 Curtain Trilogy. 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 Ballroom The Musical had its world premiere at the
Sydney Lyric Theatre.
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!
Ballroom runs at Darlington Hippodrome from Monday 3 to Saturday 8 January
2022. To book or for more information call the Box office on 01325 405405 or