Titanic The Musical is to embark on a new tour of the UK from March 2023, opening at the Churchill Theatre in Bromley on 16 March 2023, 10 years since it made its critically acclaimed debut at Southwark Playhouse in London.
In the final hours of 14th April 1912, the RMS Titanic, on her maiden voyage from Southampton to New York, collided with an iceberg and ‘the unsinkable ship’ slowly sank. It was one of the most tragic disasters of the 20th Century. 1517 men, women and children lost their lives.
Based on real people aboard the most legendary ship in the world, Titanic The Musical is a stunning and stirring production focusing on the hopes, dreams and aspirations of her passengers who each boarded with stories and personal ambitions of their own. All innocently unaware of the fate awaiting them, the Third Class immigrants’ dream of a better life in America, the Second Class imagine they too can join the lifestyles of the rich and famous, whilst the millionaire Barons of the First Class anticipate legacies lasting forever.
With music and lyrics by Maury Yeston (Nine, Grand Hotel) and a book by Peter Stone (Woman of the Year and 1776), the pair have collectively won an Academy Award, an Emmy Award, an Olivier Award and three Tony awards.
The original Broadway production of Titanic The Musical won five Tony Awards including Best Musical, Best Score and Best Book. This new production celebrates the 10th anniversary of its London premiere where it won sweeping critical acclaim across the board.
The cast is yet to be announced.
TOUR DATES – 2023
16 – 18 March Churchill Theatre, Bromley
27 March – 1 April Newcastle Theatre Royal
4 – 8 April Grand Opera House, Belfast
11 – 15 April Mayflower Theatre, Southampton 18 – 22 April
Birmingham Hippodrome 1 – 6 May
Norwich Theatre Royal 9 – 13 May
New Theatre, Cardiff 15 – 20 May
Nottingham Theatre Royal 22 – 27 May Wycombe Swan
29 May – 3 June Hull New Theatre
13-17 June Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham
19 – 24 June Festival Theatre, Edinburgh
27 June – 1 July Orchard Theatre, Dartford
4 – 8 July The Lowry, Salford
18 – 22 July Sheffield Lyceum