Jamie New is sixteen and lives on a council estate in Sheffield. He doesn’t quite fit in.
Though he is terrified about the future, Jamie is going to be a sensation. Supported by his brilliant loving mum and surrounded by his friends, Jamie overcomes prejudice, beats the bullies and steps out of the darkness, into the spotlight.
Writer Tom MacRae, based this funny, fabulous, feel-good, sensational musical on a true story. It stars John McCrea, Josie Walker, Tamsin Carroll, Mina Anwar, Lucie Shorthouse and Phil Nichol in a twenty-four strong company and an eight-piece band that will “sweep you away on a tide of mischief, warmth and exuberance” Financial Times.
Sixteen: the edge of possibility. Time to make your dreams come true.
***** “A joyous punch in the air about following your dreams and being yourself” Time Out
***** “Irresistable: a joyous, life-affirming Billy Elliot” The Independent