NEWS: Depend on ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’ for family fun – Milton Keynes Theatre, July 2024

 

The new Chitty Chitty Bang Bang musical flies to Milton Keynes this month and it promises to be a truly scrumptious production.

Chitty Chitty is back with a bang bang! The playful lyrics of the title song declare “we love you” and theatregoers of all ages will undoubtedly be flying high to hear about the return of this fun-filled family favourite.

When absent-minded inventor Caractacus Potts restores an old racing car with the help of his children, Jemima and Jeremy, he has no idea it is capable of floating, flying and freewheeling. The family soon discovers that their fine vehicle possesses such magical powers and, joined by the delectable Truly Scrumptious, they end up on a fantastical adventure to far-off lands.

 

Adam Garcia as Caractacus Potts, Ayrton English as Jeremy Potts, Jasmine Nyenya as Jemima Potts and Ellie Nunn as Truly Scrumptious in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.

 

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REVIEW: ‘Disney’s Aladdin’ – Milton Keynes Theatre, Spring 2024

 

Disney’s Aladdin is theatrical escapism at its shining, shimmering, splendid best.

It’s crystal clear from the moment this engaging musical begins that audience members of all ages will have their eyes opened wide to the magic of theatre. The show fills seasoned theatregoers with nostalgia for the 1992 animated film, warmly welcomes those who are experiencing live theatre for the very first time and leaves everyone on a powerful high.

Slick direction and captivating choreography accompanied by live music. Mesmerising special effects, genie-us tricks, stunning sets, colourful costumes. Bold banter, sharp humour, slapstick silliness. Cross my heart and a pinky swear: this is an enormously energetic, enchanting and entertaining take on a classic Disney offering.

 

Disney's Aladdin. Genie (Yeukayi Ushe) poses centre stage, surrounded by female ensemble dancers wafting colourful scarves.

 

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NEWS: Take flight to a whole new world with ‘Disney’s Aladdin’ – Milton Keynes Theatre, Spring 2024

 

One lamp and three wishes will make the possibilities infinite when Disney’s Aladdin flies in to enchant audiences at Milton Keynes Theatre for four weeks this spring.

Theatregoers can expect magic, comedy and spectacle from this critically acclaimed Broadway and West End musical, which is touring the UK and Ireland for the very first time. The show is floating in for an extended stay in Milton Keynes, with performances from Wednesday 24 April to Sunday 19 May.

This energetic adaptation of the 1992 animated film has already been seen by over 14 million people worldwide. Now is your chance to experience the hustle and bustle of Agrabah before hopping aboard the magic carpet. Time to escape to a whole new world!

 

Disney's Aladdin. Aladdin (Gavin Adams) admires the magic lamp in the golden Cave of Wonders.

 

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NEWS: Make a date to see ‘Pretty Woman’ musical – Milton Keynes Theatre, March 2024

 

Get ready to fall in love with a pretty romantic musical when Pretty Woman visits Milton Keynes Theatre this month.

Once upon a time, in the late 1980s, kind-hearted escort Vivian Ward was hired by wealthy businessman Edward Lewis to accompany him to several high-profile events. Their two very different worlds collided spectacularly, yet these unlikely soul mates overcame all odds to turn a relationship that began as a business transaction into a romance that changed both of their lives forever.

It’s one of Hollywood’s best-loved romantic comedies. Now, theatregoers are being invited to experience classic moments from the movie in a pretty magical new way. We are promised a dazzlingly joyous theatrical take on a timeless love story.

 

Amber Davies, Oliver Savile and company in Pretty Woman.

 

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NEWS: Enjoy songwriting trio’s greatest hits in new musical ‘I Should Be So Lucky’ – Milton Keynes Theatre, March 2024

 

Pop music lovers listen up: the new Stock Aitken Waterman musical, I Should Be So Lucky, visits Milton Keynes Theatre this month.

Get ready to hear the songwriting trio’s beloved chart-toppers like never before in this original British musical, which invites theatregoers to lose themselves in a whirlwind of sun-kissed adventures and iconic pop classics. The show’s powerhouse creative team promises to use the soundtrack of a generation to tell an original story of love, laughter and last-minute getaways.

Ella and Nathan are a star-crossed couple with wedding jitters and tropical dreams. Will their love sail smoothly or are stormy break-ups ahead? Only time and tunes will tell.

 

Melissa Jacques, Jessica Daley, Jemma Churchill, Kayla Carter, Lucie-Mae Sumner and Scott Paige in I Should Be So Lucky.

 

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