The theatres have confirmed details for its upcoming programme at the Crucible, Lyceum and Studio venues.
The newly announced programme will begin with Typical Girls by Morgan Lloyd Malcolm at the Crucible Theatre from Friday 24th September – Saturday 16th October 2021. This new punk musical has been co-produced by Clean Break and directed by the company’s Joint Artistic Director Róisín McBrinn.
Following on from this, Michael Grandage directs Ian McDiarmid in the world première of Julian Barnes’ The Lemon Table, performing in the Crucible from the 26th to the 30th October.
Over the Christmas season, Artistic Director Robert Hastie directs the romantic comedy She Loves Me, which will play from the 11th December until the 15th January. The musical is based on the story that inspired the movie You’ve Got Mail and follows the story two parfumerie clerks who clash at work but, unbeknownst to them, both live for the anonymous love letters they exchange.
In 2022, the Crucible will present director Anthony Lau’s production of Anna Karenina which has been adated by Helen Edmundson. It will run from the 5th to the 26th February.
At Christmas – together with She Loves Me in the Crucible – this year’s pantomime Sleeping Beauty will be back in the Lyceum with Sheffield legend Damian Williams from Friday 3rd December 2021 through to Monday 3rd January 2022. Completing the festive programme, Little Angel Theatre Company’s The Pixie and the Pudding takes centre stage in the Studio – a magical delight for children and adults alike to enjoy from Saturday 11th December – Sunday 2nd January.
The Lyceum will reopen on Monday 16th August with Hairspray, which is then followed by a host of new touring productions. The Studio will also host a full programme this autumn including a devised project by Sheffield People’s Theatre Young Company in collaboration with multi award-winning, Yorkshire-based gig-theatre company Silent Uproar.
Robert Hastie, Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres said:”We’re so excited to announce new productions. Making theatre again for our audiences and with our communities, working with talented artists and brilliant partners, is what we’re here for, and what everyone who loves theatre in Sheffield has striven so hard to protect.”
For more information about any of the shows visit: https://www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk/