If you love theatre just as much as I do, you won’t want to miss out on seeing these
shows – I recently went to see The Rocky Horror Show at Hull New Theatre and all I can
say is that it was the best night of my life! Despite being sat towards the back of the
theatre, I had a perfect view of the stage and altogether felt so involved and engulfed by
So, here are the top 12 shows showing up at Hull New Theatre in 2020…
The Russian State Ballet of Siberia
Tuesday 7th January – Saturday 11th January 2020
The mesmerising Russian State Ballet of Siberia will be coming to Hull New Theatre to
perform: Coppelia on Tuesday 7th January; Sleeping Beauty on Wednesday 8th January;
Swan Lake on Thursday 9th January; and The Nutcracker on Saturday 11th January. All
ticket prices are from £22.50 so make sure to go buy your tickets before they sell out!
We Will Rock You
Monday 13th January – Saturday 18th January 2020
If you love Queen, then what better than a musical filled with their music? This is a story
of a group of Bohemians (get it?) struggling for their freedom as they live in a future
where everyone thinks, dresses and acts the same, and rock music is unknown whilst
composers along with instruments are forbidden. Get ready to book your tickets (prices
from £19) for Monday 13th January to Saturday 18th January at Hull New Theatre!
Monday 27th January – Saturday 1st February 2020
The longest running West End murder mystery show is coming to Hull New Theatre
Monday 27th January to Saturday 1st February! With the play that strictly asks, “to preserve the tradition by keeping the secret of whodunit locked in your hearts,” you will
not want to miss out on booking your tickets for £15 to £32.50.
The King and I
Tuesday 11th February – Saturday 22nd February 2020
That’s right – from Tuesday 11th February to Saturday 22nd February, the Tony Award-
winning musical The King and I will be coming to Hull New Theatre for just £19 and
upwards! Follow the story of Anna, a British schoolteacher who is hired by the King;
their relationship defined by conflict and love to which neither can admit.
Tuesday 3rd March – Saturday 21st March 2020
The hit musical based off the film that stole our hearts, with adored music by ABBA, will be coming to Hull New Theatre Tuesday 3rd March to Saturday 21st March for ticket
prices from £19. What better than to spend quality family time together than watching a
musical that is guaranteed to charm us and tug on our heartstrings?
Priscilla Queen of the Desert
Monday 30th March – Saturday 4th April 2020
From Monday 30th March to Saturday 4th April, from just £15, Priscilla Queen of the
Desert will be coming to Hull New Theatre! Follow the adventure of drag queen
Anthony, cross-dresser Adam and transsexual Bernadette in their colourful bus named
Priscilla, performing as they travel across the Australian desert.
The Woman in Black
Tuesday 14th April – Saturday 18th April 2020
I went to see The Woman in Black a few years ago and believe me when I tell you that if
the film didn’t petrify you enough, then watching it live is sure to! So if you want to see
something spine-chilling at Hull New Theatre from Tuesday 14th April to Saturday 18th
April, then start booking your tickets from £15.
Shrek the Musical
Tuesday 21st April – Saturday 25th April 2020
From Tuesday 21st April to Saturday 25th April, the great family classic Shrek will be
coming to Hull New Theatre so if you want something to take your children to or just
something to watch in reminiscence, then book your tickets for £13.50 – £26.50.
Matthew Bourne’s The Red Shoes
Tuesday 5th May – Saturday 9th May 2020
This is one ballet you won’t want to miss, choreographed by the amazing Matthew
Bourne; The Red Shoes will be coming to Hull New Theatre! For just £18 – £44, you can
see this iconic ballet from Tuesday 5th May to Saturday 9th May.
Six the Musical
Wednesday 13th May – Sunday 17th May 2020
This fresh, new musical, which was first shown at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2017
by Cambridge University students, follows a modern retelling of Henry VIII’s six wives
and is coming to Hull New Theatre for just £15 – £35 from Wednesday 13th May to
Sunday 17th May!
Once – The Musical
Monday 20th July – Saturday 25th July 2020
Based off the 2007 film, Once will be coming to Hull New Theatre from Monday 20th July
to Saturday 25th July. If you want to follow this tale of a Dublin street musician about to
give up on his dream when a beautiful young woman becomes interested in his love
songs, then start booking your tickets for £20 – £45.
Derren Brown – Showman
Tuesday 2nd June – Saturday 6th June 2020
Oh yes, from £25, you can see this famous magician at Hull New Theatre from Tuesday
2nd June to Saturday 6th June! If you’re like me and have always been intrigued by
illusions, then you do not want to miss this, so get ready to book your tickets.