Set in the modern world of alternative facts and fiercely jealous leaders, two friends find themselves pawns in a power struggle in Shakespeare's poetic and irresistibly funny comedy of mistaken identity and love.
The New Theatre Royal Christmas Spectacular for 2017
Join Beauty and her Beast in an extraordinary adventure, from the bustling streets of Portsmouth to the magical forests of Hampshire.
Early Bird Booking offer
Book before the 31 August for 10% Discount*
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Taster sessions will be led by Studio Wayne McGregor, sharing their creative methods as an introduction to the February intensive project. Limited spaces available! Open to ages 55+.
The Petersfield School proudly presents…Oliver! Join young, orphaned Oliver Twist as he navigates London’s underworld of theft and violence, searching for a home and - most importantly - for love.
Featuring all your Glenn Miller favourites like Tuxedo Junction, Chattanooga Choo-Choo, American Patrol and, of course, In the Mood.
Studio Wayne McGregor artists will work with participants to create a short new dance piece that will complement the company performance of Atomos at New Theatre Royal. Open to ages 55+.
Discover the fascinating history of this beautiful theatre from 1865 to the present day, and get a chance to see the secrets of a Phipps/Matcham Theatre in operation. The tours will show you parts of the theatre not usually visited by the public.
Come and join the celebration as Chinese New Year lands in Portsmouth with a unique and exciting show of cultural spectacle.
Atomising bodies, movement, film, sound and light into miniature shards of intense sensation, Atomos is a work by cutting-edge contemporary choreographer Wayne McGregor.
Lee Hurst, one of Britain’s most-loved comedians, is back with an all-new show for 2018. This is one man, a mic and his mind. The show is simple. The content is hilarious.
Someone Like You (The Adele Songbook) is an immaculate celebration of one of our generation’s finest singer-songwriters, faithfully recreating the magic of Adele's record-breaking albums.
A memorable evening of hysterical nonsense, as we take a peek into the circus lurking deep within the mind of, probably the greatest, comic storyteller ever to grace the stage.
Relive the UK Garage Music Scene at New Theatre Royal with an evening of UKG stars performing their iconic anthems live! With DJ Luck & MC Neat + Special Guests: Shelley Nelson, MC DT, Lyndsay Moore and DJ Rick Live
Funnier than the black death! Join King Arthur as he travels with his hapless Knights of the Round Table on a divine mission to locate the illusive Holy Grail – with uproarious consequences.
Winner of the 2005 Tony Award for Best New Musical the hilarious Spamalot was written by Python legend Eric Idle, with a fantastic score co-written by John DuPrez including Always Bright Side of Life.
Fusing dance and circus, in a collaboration with internationally renowned choreographer Jonathan Lunn, Joli Vyann Integrates exciting acrobatic skills with athletic dance.
A very special evening with award-winning singer songwriter Hazel O’Connor, joined here by Clare Hirst (Bellestars, Communards, David Bowie) on sax and Sarah Fisher (Eurythmics) on keyboards.
UPDMS presents one of the most memorable musicals of all time. Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet is transported to modern-day New York City as two young, idealistic lovers find themselves caught between warring street gangs, the Jets and the Sharks.
One of the greatest and most charismatic jockeys of all time, famed for his flying dismount. The winner of over 3,000 races, Frankie now hosts an evening of humour, anecdotes and chat in his own inimitable style.
Combining quick-witted spoken word with original songs, Gill’s explosive drama takes us on a poetic journey against the backdrop of Ladbrokes, broke lads and shit dads.
With a raucous chorus of original music, Rachel Mars and four belting female singers come at you with hilarious dark show about the hidden workings of one of our uglier emotions.
Don’t miss what is officially the last chance to see the legend Gerry Marsden before he retires along side his band. Now, the iconic band return to Portsmouth to perform in this special show, alongside special guests The Merseybeats.
he legendary record label that brought you Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison, Carl Perkins, Rufus Thomas and scores more rockin’ pioneers, comes to life live on stage.
Joe Pasquale will star as the loveable but accident-prone Frank Spencer in the first ever stage production of the classic 1970s TV comedy, Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em.
It seems that Alice’s dream has come true, at last. It’s the fresh start she wanted – a new home, her abusive husband has left her, and she’s got the support of the helpful young man from the property development company that bought their old house, and her ever-present neighbour.
For almost two decades, Kiki and Carmelo have been touring their spellbinding acoustic live show across the UK and Europe. Performing in this stripped back fashion allows each of their exceptional talents to shine through and create a wonderful and warm sense of intimacy for the audience.
Jason is delighted to announce that he will be hitting the road once again, only this time, it’s a tour with a twist! This intimate gig will be a unique opportunity to see him like you’ve never seen him before!
Abba Gold the internationally renowned Abba tribute act come to Portsmouth Theatre Royal for the first time, expect a jam packed two hour hits spectacular, early ticket purchase advised!
Celebrating 20 diamante decorated years, The Ladyboys of Bangkok ‘Wonder Women Tour’ will take Britain’s number one cabaret show to a new level.
Time-travelling magicians Morgan & West return to the stage with a marvellous magic show full of crazy capers for the young, old, and everyone in-between!
Rich Hall’s critically acclaimed new show begins its second leg of touring. There has never been a better time to be an American comedian in the UK. Hall’s precision dismantling of the tenuous relationship between two countries is as freewheeling and deadly accurate as ever.
Now in its 17th successive year, this stunning 100% live show combines first class music with the slickest choreography and an amazing band, to deliver truly outstanding performances for the best Motown experience you will ever have!
To celebrate the 45th anniversary of the album that launched Virgin Records, join Phil Toms and his Tubular Band as they faithfully recreate Mike Oldfield's Tubular Bells in its entirety along with hit singles including Moonlight Shadow, Five Miles Out and To France and a selection of instrumental works from Hergest Ridge to Return to Ommadawn.
Is a stunning celebration of one the greatest singer –songwriters of all time. Featuring international George Michael tribute Wayne Dilks and his 8 piece band.
Prior to their tour to Spain in June, this is a chance to hear the University of Portsmouth Ensembles performing a selection of music in a wide variety of styles. Directed by Colin Jagger and Ken Wharton-Emms, a great night is guaranteed.
Musical Theatre’s leading men and X Factor stars; Jonathan Ansell (G4 frontman) & Rhydian Roberts join forces for the first time ever to create a dramatic & spine tingling concert.