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A Midsummer Night's Dream, coming to Milton Keynes Theatre
A Midsummer Night's Dream, coming to Milton Keynes Theatre
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Big name shows from the world of West End musicals will be hitting the stage in a new exciting season at Milton Keynes Theatre.

Running until Saturday is Fame The Musical. This brand new production will take you on a high-octane roller coaster ride through dizzy heights and crashing lows as a group of star-struck wannabes embark on their quest for the ultimate accolade – fame.

From May 20-24, the Northern Ballet presents A Midsummer Night’s Dream. It sees the romantic antics of a touring dance company played out on one magical night as the company travels by sleeper train from London to Edinburgh.

BAFTA award-winning Alistair McGowan leads Coronation Street’s Rula Lenska and Eastenders’ Jamie Foreman in the centenary production of George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmailion. It runs from May 27-May 31.

The show that changed the face of musical theatre forever comes to Milton Keynes from June 3-14.

West Side Story, based on Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, is packed with unforgettable songs including Maria, Tonight, Somewhere America and I Feel Pretty.

Former Emmerdale star Ben Freeman, Heidi Range from the Sugarbabes and Cheryl Baker from Bucks Fizz will star in Happy Days The Musical.

The premiere of a brand new musical based on the hit TV series featuring the unforgettable ‘King of Cool’ Arthur The Fonz Fonzarelli. Happy Days is guaranteed to have you rockin’ and rollin’ all week long and runs from June 16-21.

The musical classic Singin in the Rain runs from July 1-12. Packed full of the charm, romance and tinsel town glamour of one of the world’s best loved movies, it features all the songs from the glorious MGM score.

Sitcom Duty Free has been adapted for the stage in a show which runs from July 28-August 2.

The original cast of Keith Barron, Gwen Taylor and Neil Stacy will be joined by Carol Royle reuniting the stars of one of the UK’s best loved romantic sitcoms for one last fling in the sun.

When working class David and Amy met upper-middle class met Robert and Linda whilst holidaying in Spain, their differences were immediately apparent.

But, opposites were proven to attract, and a most unlikely romance developed, with extraordinary consequences.

Direct from its success in London, Top Hat brings the glamour of Hollywood’s golden age and the glorious tap dancing magic of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers to the stage in one of the greatest dance musicals of all time.

For further information or to book tickets for any of the shows in advance call 0844 871 7652 or visit www.atgtickets.co.uk/miltonkeynes .