The Theatre Royal Plymouth

    The Theatre Royal Plymouth is the largest and best attended regional producing theatre in the UK and the leading promoter of theatre in the South West.

    It consists of a 1,300-seat main auditorium, The Lyric, which regularly hosts large-scale musicals, opera and ballet; a 200-seat studio, The Drum; and a 50-seat studio, The Lab. On a separate site, Theatre Royal Plymouth also has a production and learning centre, TR2, featuring rehearsal studios and workshops for the production of set and costumes.

    Upcoming events at The Theatre Royal Plymouth

    Cake: The Marie Antoinette PLAYlist

    A Parisian dance gig in one act.

    The Theatre Royal Plymouth

    4 Apr 2023 - 8 Apr 2023

    This brand-new musical, come gig, come ballet is from some of the most exciting figures in modern British Theatre.

    Johannes Radebe – Freedom Unleashed

    An electrifying brand-new production for 2023.

    Theatre Royal Plymouth

    14 May 2023

    Johannes Radebe tours the UK with his electrifying new show for 2023.

    The Wizard of Oz

    Join Dorothy, Toto, and friends on an unforgettable adventure down the yellow brick road to the merry old land of Oz.

    The Theatre Royal Plymouth

    26 Mar 2024 - 30 Mar 2024

    The Producer of the smash-hit Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat presents a brand-new production of THE WIZARD OF OZ, one of the world’s most beloved musicals.

    2:22 A Ghost Story

    An award-winning supernatural thriller

    Theatre Royal Plymouth

    28 Nov 2023 - 2 Dec 2023

    Jenny believes her new home is haunted, but her husband Sam isn't having any of it. They argue with their first dinner guests, old friend Lauren and new partner Ben. Can the dead really walk again?

    The Drifter’s Girl

    They were The Drifters. She was the boss. This is their story.

    Theatre Royal Plymouth

    13 Feb 2024 - 17 Feb 2024

    Discover the remarkable story of The Drifters, one of the world’s greatest vocal groups, and the truth about the woman who made them.

    Jesus Christ Superstar

    An album that inspired a revolution.

    Plymouth Theatre Royal

    6 Nov 2023 - 11 Nov 2023

    Mesmerizing new production of the iconic global phenomenon, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR

    Pretty Woman The Musical

    It’s time to head to Beverly Hills and experience one of Hollywood’s most beloved romantic stories of all time.

    Theatre Royal Plymouth

    15 Apr 2024 - 20 Apr 2024

    Big night out. Big. HUGE. Pretty Woman: The Musical is finally embarking on a UK and Ireland tour.

    Annie The Musical

    The childhood favourite that won the hearts of the West End has a score full of hits!

    Theatre Royal Plymouth

    14 Aug 2023 - 19 Aug 2023

    Set in 1930s New York during The Great Depression, brave young Annie is forced to live a life of misery at Miss Hannigan’s orphanage.

    The Beekeeper of Aleppo

    Moving, powerful, compassionate and beautifully written, The Beekeeper of Aleppo is a testament to the triumph of the human spirit.

    The Theatre Royal Plymouth

    23 May 2023 - 27 May 2023

    Moving, powerful, compassionate and beautifully written, The Beekeeper of Aleppo is a testament to the triumph of the human spirit.

    Life of Pi

    Lolita Chakrabarti’s dazzling Olivier Award winning stage adaption of Yann Martel’s best-selling novel .

    Theatre Royal Plymouth

    5 Mar 2024 - 9 Mar 2024

    After a cargo ship sinks in the middle of the vast Pacific Ocean, there are five survivors stranded on a lifeboat - a hyena, a zebra, an orangutan, a Royal Bengal tiger, and a sixteen year-old boy named Pi. Time is against them, nature is harsh, who will survive?

    Sadlers Wells Message In A Bottle

    Dance theatre choreographed by Kate Prince with the music of Sting

    Theatre Royal Plymouth

    18 May 2023 - 20 May 2023

    A Sadler's Wells & Universal Music UK production Message In A Bottle is the spectacular new dance-theatre show from triple-Olivier Award nominee, Kate Prince to the iconic hits of 17-time Grammy Award-winning artist Sting,

    Heathers The Musical

    Wickedly funny, this is one class production you can't afford to skip.

    The Theatre Royal Plymouth

    4 Apr 2023 - 8 Apr 2023

    Following two smash hit London seasons and the WhatsOnStage award for BEST NEW MUSICAL, Heathers the Musical is back!

    Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story

    The smash hit blockbuster is back – and larger than life!

    The Theatre Royal Plymouth

    30 May 2023 - 3 Jun 2023

    This sensational multi award-winning West End show first opened in 1989 and has been thrilling audiences around the world ever since. Now it triumphantly returns.

    David Walliams’ Demon Dentist

    Book Your Appointment With Fun!

    The Theatre Royal Plymouth

    5 Jul 2023 - 8 Jul 2023

    Don't miss this terrific tale from the West End producers of David Walliams' Gangsta Granny and Billionaire Boy, which were both nominated for an Olivier Award! It promises to be the funniest and most thrilling show yet!

    Rambert Dance in Peaky Blinders

    The Redemption of Thomas Shelby

    The Theatre Royal Plymouth

    28 Mar 2023 - 1 Apr 2023

    Written and adapted for the stage by Peaky Blinders’ creator Steven Knight, Peaky Blinders: The Redemption of Thomas Shelby is a dance theatre show directed and choreographed by Rambert’s Artistic Director Benoit Swan Pouffer. The production will feature the 20 permanent Rambert dance company on stage, and a live band playing specially commissioned music.

    Agatha Christes – The Mousetrap

    70th Year Anniversary Tour

    The Theatre Royal Plymouth

    20 Mar 2023 - 25 Mar 2023

    This thrilling West End Production of The Mousetrap is the world’s longest running play. It...

    The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

    Get set for the journey of a lifetime.

    Theatre Royal Plymouth

    18 Apr 2023 - 22 Apr 2023

    Based on the Sunday Times bestseller which inspired one of this century’s most treasured films, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel takes us on a journey to India with an eclectic group of British retirees as they embark on a new life.

    Shrek The Musical

    The smash hit blockbuster is back – and larger than life!

    The Theatre Royal Plymouth

    21 Jul 2023 - 29 Jul 2023

    Based on the Oscar winning DreamWorks film, the Broadway and West End smash hit Shrek the Musical is a fun filled and hilarious musical comedy with a cast of vibrant characters and a ‘shrek-tackular’ score.
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