Lyrics by AMANDA GREEN
Music by TOM KITT
Book by DAVID LINDSAY-ABAIRE
A MUSICAL based on the British novel by NICK HORNBY
21 OCTOBER – 7 DECEMBER 2019
Rob is the thirty-something owner of a London record shop who’s mastered the art of finding rare vinyl and losing girlfriends. Laura just dumped him, and Rob is totally moving on. Hopefully. Well, there’s a chance it could still work out! Could Laura actually be “the one?” Might this turn out to be one of the Top 5 Most Romantic Comebacks Ever?!
Creating Christmas mischief for ages 3+ Originally produced by
11 DECEMBER 2019 - 11 JANUARY 2020
Experience mischief this Christmas at The Turbine Theatre and see the acclaimed stage adaptation of Dr Seuss’s The Cat In The Hat.
From the moment his tall, red-and-white-striped hat appears around the door, Sally and her brother know that the cat in the hat is the funniest, most mischievous cat they have ever met. With the trickiest of tricks and craziest of ideas, he turns a rainy afternoon into an amazing adventure. But what will mum find when he gets home?
Based on the much-loved book by Dr Seuss, The Cat in the Hat is a lively and engaging first theatre experience for young children aged 3+ with daytime performances from 11 December 2019.
The new Musical Theatre Festival returns February 2020.
In February 2019 the inaugural MTFestUK ran at The Other Palace. A celebration of new musical theatre from around the world, MTFestUK is back in 2020, this time at the new and vibrant Turbine Theatre on the banks of the Thames in Battersea. MTFestUK will be a central part of the 2020 season at the Turbine, which has already been exciting critics and audiences alike with Drew McOnie’s acclaimed production of Harvey Fierstein’s Torch Song.
MTFestUK revels in the diversity of stories on stage and the people who make the work. It sets out to promote quality artistry with a view to showcasing and elevating projects to full production, giving audiences insight into the process of creating new work and into the art of collaboration.