The Alexandra, Birmingham

The Alexandra was built in 1901 by William Coutts and throughout its vast history, has become home to first class entertainment. In 2018, the venue underwent an extensive refurbishment and reverted to its original name, The Alexandra. The theatre is a valuable contributor to culture within Birmingham and the West Midlands, presenting first-rate musicals, drama, comedy and more.

The Alexandra, Birmingham exclusives
Until Sat 4 Jan 2020

The King and I

Set in 1860s Bangkok, the musical tells the story of the unconventional and tempestuous relationship that develops between the King of Siam and Anna, a British schoolteacher whom the modernist King, in an imperialistic world, brings to Siam to teach his many wives and children.
Wed 8 Jan - Sat 11 Jan 2020

Ghost Stories

‘Ask yourself this. What is it that drew you to this event? If it's to discover what scares you then the answer to that is easy…’
Sun 12 Jan 2020

Sing-A-Long-A The Greatest Showman

Cheer on Hugh Jackman, lust after Zac Efron and hiss Rebecca Ferguson as you experience The Greatest Showman in the greatest way possible - with lyrics on the screen so you can join in as loud as you want.
Sun 12 Jan 2020

Sing-a-Long-a Bohemian Rhapsody

Celebrate Queen, their music, and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury.
Mon 13 Jan 2020

I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue

BBC Radio’s multi award-winning antidote to panel games returns to the stage in 2020 with its sell-out touring show
Wed 15 Jan 2020

The Simon & Garfunkel Story

Direct from a week long run in London’s West End at the Vaudeville Theatre, a sold out Worldwide tour and standing ovations at every performance, The Simon & Garfunkel Story is back!
Fri 17 Jan 2020

A Country Night in Nashville

With songs including Ring Of Fire, Crazy, Follow Your Arrow, It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere, Need you Now, 9-5, and The Gambler to name just a few, this incredible celebration of country music is a night not to be missed.
Tue 21 Jan - Sat 1 Feb 2020

The Bodyguard

Former Secret Service agent turned bodyguard, Frank Farmer, is hired to protect superstar Rachel Marron from an unknown stalker. Each expects to be in charge – what they don't expect is to fall in love.
Sat 25 Jan -Sat 04 Apr 2020

Theatre Tour

Tue 4 Feb 2020

Ellen Kent's Madama Butterfly

Senbla by arrangement with Opera International presents An Ellen Kent Production Puccini's MADAMA BUTTERFLY
Wed 5 Feb 2020

Steve Steinman's Vampires Rock - Ghost Train

The musical sensation that’s been rocking the nation for over 18 years.
Thu 6 Feb 2020

Kojo Anim presents The Taxi Tour

Join 2019 BGT Golden Buzzer comedy star Kojo Anim on his debut UK Tour. After wowing the judges on BGT as a finalist, Kojo’s ready to hit the road with his new and exciting show.
Fri 07 Feb -Fri 05 Jun 2020

Coffee, Cake & Cadenzas

Fri 7 Feb 2020

Thank You For The Music

Record-breaking movies, smash-hit West End musicals, chart-topping albums and singles – ABBA’s incredible legacy now lives on in concert with this all-new spectacular show.
Sat 8 Feb 2020

Lionel - A Tribute to Lionel Richie

Europe’s leading Lionel Richie tribute artist, <strong>Malcolm Pitt</strong>, has a fresh new show on the road
Sun 9 Feb 2020

One Night of Elvis - Lee Memphis King

Europe’s most successful Elvis Presley tribute artist with consummate ease and an almost unbelievable combination of stunningly accurate vocals and incredible passion in every performance.
Mon 10 Feb - Sat 15 Feb 2020

Kay Mellor's Band Of Gold

Following the huge, sell-out success of Fat Friends The Musical, Kay Mellor returns to The Alexandra with a star studded world premiere stage production of her multi-award winning TV series Band of Gold.
Tue 18 Feb - Sat 22 Feb 2020

Peter Pan Goes Wrong

Following their multi award-winning success with The Play That Goes Wrong and The Comedy About A Bank Robbery, Mischief Theatre return with their riotous spin on a timeless classic, the West End smash hit Peter Pan Goes Wrong.
Mon 2 Mar 2020

Sasha Velour - Smoke & Mirrors

"Smoke & Mirrors,” Sasha Velour's first one-queen theatre tour, is an effortless blend of drag, visual art, and magic. Velour introduces audiences to a whole new side of her artistry, through 13 dazzling and genre-busting lip-synch performances, all directed and choreographed by the queen herself.
Tue 3 Mar - Sat 7 Mar 2020

Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story

Now in its 30th year, the sensational multi award winning West End show is coming to a theatre near you.
Wed 11 Mar - Sat 14 Mar 2020

What's In A Name?

You are invited to take a seat at the table for a riotously funny evening that questions whether a person’s name truly reflects who they are.
Mon 16 Mar - Sat 21 Mar 2020

Everybody's Talking About Jamie

The smash-hit musical features West End star Layton Williams and EastEnders’ much-loved Shane Richie as Hugo/Loco Chanelle both reprising their roles from the critically acclaimed West End production.
Sat 28 Mar 2020

Friends! The Musical Parody

It's a typical day at New York's only coffee shop, Central Perk, until an unexpected runaway bride enters the picture and kicks the whole gang out of second gear!
Tue 31 Mar - Sat 4 Apr 2020

The Woman in Black

Now celebrating its 30th year in the West End, over 7 million people have lived to tell the tale of one of the most chilling and successful theatre events ever staged.
Mon 6 Apr - Thu 9 Apr 2020

Riverdance - The New 25th Anniversary Show

The 25th Anniversary show catapults Riverdance into the 21st century and will completely immerse you in the extraordinary and elemental power of its music and dance.
Fri 10 Apr 2020

The Sensational 60s Experience

With a brand new production for 2019 celebrating our tenth anniversary. The Sensational 60’s Experience brings you a three hour 60’s spectacular of pure nostalgia. The show with the definite feel-good factor will transport you back to that magical decade that was the 1960’s.
Sat 11 Apr 2020

The Greatest Hits of Motown - How Sweet It Is

Truly outstanding, this is the best Motown experience you will ever have seen!
Sun 12 Apr 2020

Seven Drunken Nights - The Story of the Dubliners

Following its sold out smash hit debut tour, Seven Drunken Nights – The Story of The Dubliners returns to theatres in 2019 with an even bigger production.
Mon 13 Apr 2020

The Magic of the Beatles

Bringing you all the hits you know and love including Love Me Do, She Loves You, Please Please Me, From Me To You, Help, I Feel Fine, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, Hey Jude, Let It Be and so many more.
Tue 14 Apr 2020

Ellen Kent's La Bohème

Senbla by arrangement with Opera International presents An Ellen Kent Production Puccini 's LA BOHÈME
Wed 15 Apr 2020

The ELO Experience - Electric Light Orchestra

The ELO Experience have been bringing the music of Jeff Lynne and The Electric Light orchestra to the live stage for over 13 years.
Fri 17 Apr 2020

Chris Ramsey

Critically acclaimed comedian Chris Ramsey is hitting the road for his biggest ever stand-up tour in 2020.
Sat 18 Apr 2020

Dita Von Teese: Glamonatrix

The ever-dazzling International Queen of Burlesque, Dita Von Teese, is set to return to Australia, New Zealand and Europe with the most lavish touring burlesque show in history with her all-new revue, DITA VON TEESE: GLAMONATRIX.
Sun 19 Apr 2020

Menopause The Musical 2

In our brand-new show, Cruising Through Menopause, the hysterical sequel to the smash-hit show Menopause The Musical®, we fast forward five years to catch up with the same four ladies as they set off on the high seas for tales of their lives, loves and losses.
Mon 20 Apr - Sat 25 Apr 2020

Dial M for Murder

The genre-defining thriller for all time.
Mon 27 Apr 2020

Walk Right Back - The Everly Brothers Story

After phenomenal sell out tours, Walk Right Back is...BACK! From the Producers of That'll be the Day, the show tells the story of the most successful duo of all time - The Everly Brothers.
Fri 1 May 2020

Into The Groove - The Ultimate Tribute to Madonna

This dazzling and colourful production features all of Madonna’s greatest hits such as Holiday, Like a Prayer, Papa Don’t Preach, Material Girl, Vogue, Music, Hung Up and many, many more!
Sat 2 May 2020

One Night at the V.E Day Proms

One Night At The V.E. Day Proms is the ultimate, musical celebration in honour of the 75th Anniversary of V.E. Day.
Sun 3 May 2020

Let Me Entertain You

The Alexandra are pleased to welcome JK as Robbie Williams with his stage show Let Me Entertain You. If you have seen the show before then you will know to buy tickets early and expect an incredible atmospheric night of entertainment.
Mon 4 May - Sat 9 May 2020

Footloose

City boy Ren thinks life is bad enough when he's forced to move to a rural backwater in America. But his world comes to a standstill when he arrives at Bomont to find dancing and rock music are banned. Taking matters into his own hands, soon Ren has all hell breaking loose and the whole town on its feet.
Tue 19 May - Sat 23 May 2020

Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em

Betty has exciting news for Frank, but he’s preoccupied by possible newfound fame as a magician. With guests arriving for dinner and crossed wires all round, priceless misunderstandings are on the menu.
Fri 29 May 2020

The Guilty Feminist: Live with Deborah Frances-White

Expect laughs, excitement, tears and spectacle as only The Guilty Feminist can provide.
Sat 30 May 2020

Mercury - The Ultimate Queen Tribute

With over 20 incredible years on the road, Mercury are well established as one of the world’s most authentic tributes to the legend that is Freddie Mercury and Queen.
Mon 1 Jun - Sat 6 Jun 2020

Once

Based on a cult 2006 Irish indie feature, originally shot on a micro-budget of just $160,000, it tells the uplifting yet yearning story of a part-time Dublin guitarist busker (who works by day in his dad's Hoover repair shop) who falls unexpectedly in love with a young Czech immigrant fellow musician. As we follow their relationship across five short days, big changes happen to both of them in little ways.
Tue 9 Jun - Sat 13 Jun 2020

Guys and Dolls

<strong>BMOS Musical Theatre Company</strong> returns to<strong> The Alexandra</strong> stage to bring to life once more this fantastic and funny musical story of gambling, luck and love under the bright lights of Broadway
Wed 24 Jun 2020

That'll Be The Day

Prepare for a nostalgia extravaganza as the UK’s No.1 Rock & Roll variety performance returns with the BEST OF THAT’LL BE THE DAY!
Thu 25 Jun 2020

Lost In Music - One Night at the Disco

Relive some of the greatest songs of all time from Artists such as Donna Summer, Gloria Gaynor, Earth, Wind & Fire, Sister Sledge and Chic.
Sat 27 Jun - Sun 28 Jun 2020

In The Night Garden

In the Night Garden Live show is coming to The Alexandra in 2020!
Tue 30 Jun 2020

Tim Vine is Plastic Elvis

Tim Vine is Plastic Elvis: A unique tribute to a legend
Wed 1 Jul 2020

The Rocket Man - A Tribute to Sir Elton John

Entertainers are proud to present The Rocket Man: a tribute to Multi-Grammy award-winning legend and superstar, Sir Elton John.
Thu 2 Jul 2020

Jane McDonald

Jane McDonald is back in 2020 with her brand new Let the Light In tour.
Fri 3 Jul 2020

Believe - The Cher Songbook

Experience the ultimate tribute to Cher with dazzling costume changes and outstanding musicianship in this spectacular production.
Sat 4 Jul 2020

The Illegal Eagles

Following continued public demand the World’s Official No.1 tribute to the legendary rock band return in 2020!
Tue 14 Jul - Sat 18 Jul 2020

Beautiful - The Carole King Musical

Long before she was Carole King, the chart-topping music legend, she was an ordinary girl with an extraordinary talent.
Wed 26 Aug - Sat 29 Aug 2020

Fame

Based on the 1980 phenomenal pop culture film, the story follows the final class of New York City's celebrated High School for the Performing Arts through their struggles, fears, and triumph as they navigate the worlds of music, drama, and dance.
Tue 29 Sep - Sat 10 Oct 2020

Bat Out Of Hell

Direct from electrifying audiences in London, Toronto, Germany and New York, Jim Steinman’s spectacular musical Bat Out of Hell hits the road on a UK tour in 2020.
Sun 18 Oct 2020

Milton Jones in Milton: Impossible

One man. One Mission. Is it possible? No, not really.
Tue 1 Dec - Sat 5 Dec 2020

Sunny Afternoon

Following a phenomenal two years in the West End and a sensational hit tour across the UK and Ireland in 2016, the multi Olivier Award winning ‘Dazzling’ (Guardian) musical Sunny Afternoon is back and touring the UK in 2020!
Tue 8 Dec 2020 - Sat 2 Jan 2021

Dreamgirls

Let your soul sing with the dazzling multi-award winning Dreamgirls in 2020!