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Well, you can dance any steps you like... that doesn't mean you'll win.

In news that can only be described as strictly amazing, Baz Lurhmann's 1992 dance-tastic film is getting a musical adaptation starring Pop Idol Will Young! A cult classic, Strictly Ballroom is glittering, wacky love story set in the world of Australian Ballroom dancing, centring on Scott Hastings, a second generation competitor who's penchant for adding original moves to his performance leads him to seek out an unlikely partner in the shape of Fran, a shy beginner who teaches him some steps of her own.

Featuring a cast of hilarious characters, a solid story and classic pop songs like 'Time After Time' and 'Love Is In the Air' as well as original compositions David Foster and Eddie Perfect, Strictly Ballroom proved a smash hit when it debuted at Sydney Lyric Theatre in 2014 before smashing it in Toronto in 2016.

What is Strictly Ballroom About?

Australian ballroom dancer Scott Hastings's style is unconventional to say the least. Following the latest fiasco of a competition when Scott started introducing his own steps, his dance partner leaves him, leaving him high and dry with only weeks before the big Grand Prix Dancing Championship. Desperate for a new partner, Scott picks the equally unconventional newcomer Fran, and over the course of their practise sessions, a romance begins to blossom. But can this unusual pair prove the doubters wrong and triumph at the Grand Prix?

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Previews from: 28 March 2018

Opening night: 24 April 2018

Cast and Creative


Will Young as Wally Strand

Johnny Labey as Scott

Zizi Strallen as Fran


Created by Baz Lurhmann
Directed and Choreographed by Drew McOnie
Book by Craig Pearce
Set design by Soutra Gilmour
Costume design by Catherine Martin
Lighting design by Howard Hudson
Sound design by Gareth Owen
Musical supervision by David Caddick
Orchestration by Simon Hale

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What we thought

Dance 10!

This is Panto meets Priscilla Queen of the Desert, with some fantastic dancing talent thrown in for good measure.

With a sleazy accent, a sequined romper suit, a cheeky smile and his famous pipes, Will Young presides with glee over an uncanny cast in this fabulous adaptation of Baz Luhrmann's 1992 film about chaos in the amateur ballroom dancing leagues of

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Karen Mann: “A Great Show!”

Loved every single minute! The dancing is fantastic especially the flamenco... more

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