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Our Sheffield culture calendar. Make some plans with our picks of events, our art and theatre reviews, and programme highlights from the city's main festivals and venues.
Thu. 19 September 2019
Fri. 13 September 2019 — Sat. 28 September 2019
A theatrical adaptation of Matt Haig's frank and funny bestseller, celebrating what it means to be alive.
Tue. 24 September 2019 — Sat. 28 September 2019
An enchanting winter wonderland with Northern Ballet’s beautiful re-imagining of Cinderella.
Thu. 3 October 2019 — Fri. 4 October 2019
A mischievous look at bloodlines, breeding and the weight of inheritance in a radical re-imagining of Marquez's landmark novel One Hundred Years of Solitude.
Mon. 30 September 2019 — Sat. 5 October 2019
Queen and Ben Elton's mega hit comes to the Sheffield stage.
Sat. 5 October 2019
A solo storytelling show questioning the impact of big business capitalism on local communities, and asking questions about the other myths that unite and divide us in our shared spaces.
Mon. 7 October 2019 — Sat. 12 October 2019
Susan Hill’s acclaimed ghost story comes to the Sheffield stage, with the story of a lawyer who becomes convinced that his family are cursed.
Wed. 16 October 2019
Using just his voice and an electronic drum kit, spoken word artist Antosh Wojcik explores the effects of dementia on speech, memory and family.
Thu. 17 October 2019
A re-staging of the 1612 trial of Agostino Tassi for the rape of baroque painter Artemisia Gentileschi, based on surviving court transcripts. It's the trial that gripped Renaissance Rome, but how much has changed in the last four centuries?
Fri. 27 September 2019 — Sat. 19 October 2019
The first stage adaptation of the novel that inspired the Oscar-winning movie, The Last King of Scotland is an electrifying thriller about corruption and complicity set in Uganda.
Tue. 15 October 2019 — Sat. 19 October 2019
The true love story of Gloria and Emilio Estefan, told in musical form.
Mon. 14 October 2019 — Sat. 19 October 2019
Returning to Sheffield after a sell-out run, this is the story of walkers Thomas, Matthew and Richard. Out in the Peaks, they find themselves forced to walk backwards through two thousand years before they can move forwards.
Sun. 20 October 2019
Join the tea party and meet the Mad Hatter, the White Rabbit, Cheshire Cat and the Queen of Hearts.
Mon. 21 October 2019 — Sat. 26 October 2019
"The committee from hell… and a fête worse than death!" One of comedy master Alan Ayckbourn’s most hilarious plays.
Mon. 28 October 2019
A new dark comedy about human connection, space exploration and Jaffa Cakes.
Tue. 29 October 2019 — Thu. 31 October 2019
Turned away from a nightclub for being “too black”, four women take to the stage with their own explosive true stories.
Tue. 29 October 2019 — Sat. 2 November 2019
A hilarious whodunnit packed full of catchy songs, unforgettable characters and plot twists galore.
Tue. 5 November 2019 — Sat. 9 November 2019
Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s magical family musical comes to Sheffield, retelling the Biblical story of Joseph, his eleven brothers and the coat of many colours.
Sat. 9 November 2019
A concert for families, telling the heartwarming story of Chutney the Chimp and celebrating the importance of love and happiness in everyone’s lives.
Tue. 12 November 2019 — Sat. 16 November 2019
Turning the world of fairy tales upside down.
Fri. 8 November 2019 — Sat. 23 November 2019
A moving exploration of the lives of four generations of women in one family, shifting back and forth in time through the huge social changes of the past century.
Tue. 19 November 2019 — Sat. 30 November 2019
The hit West End musical brings the story of the record label's founder and legendary artists to the Sheffield stage.
Thu. 5 December 2019 — Sat. 4 January 2020
A festive treat for all the family, with live music and puppetry.
Tue. 7 January 2020 — Sat. 11 January 2020
Tchaikovsky’s enchanting score comes to life in a suitably festive show from Saint Petersburg Classic Ballet.
Sat. 7 December 2019 — Sat. 18 January 2020
Roll the dice and fall in love under the bright lights of New York city.
Mon. 20 January 2020 — Sat. 25 January 2020
A menacing psychological thriller by Daphne du Maurier, adaptated by Joseph O’Connor.
Tue. 28 January 2020 — Sat. 1 February 2020
Mischief Theatre return with their riotous spin on a timeless classic.
Sat. 8 February 2020 — Sat. 29 February 2020
The homecoming of Sheffield Theatres' smash hit musical.
Mon. 2 March 2020 — Sat. 7 March 2020
An adventure of self-discovery, sassiness and acceptance.
Tue. 10 March 2020 — Sat. 14 March 2020
Patrick Ness’s A Monster Calls is brought to life by visionary director Sally Cookson. A dazzling insight into love, life and healing.
Tue. 17 March 2020 — Sat. 21 March 2020
The award-winning landmark musical comes to town – show-stopping choreography, dazzling costumes, iconic songs, and all.
Tue. 24 March 2020 — Sat. 28 March 2020
Two young women, bound by vows of friendship, find themselves in the midst of a collision between East and West in this ballet based on a true story.
Tue. 5 May 2020 — Sat. 9 May 2020
A spell-binding and uplifting story of hopes and dreams centred on two lost souls: a Dublin street busker and a Czech musician.