The Broadway musical based on the hit film starring Robin Williams will premiere at the Manchester Opera House in September 2022.

Currently performing at the at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre on Broadway, it has been announced that the musical directed by Jerry Zaks will be heading to the UK in 2022.

Producers Kevin McCollum and Jamie Wilson have announced the Mrs Doubtfire will play at the Manchester Opera House from the 2nd September 2022 for a limited season until the 1st October 2022. Tickets are set to go on sale on the 11th November.

Out-of-work actor Daniel will do anything for his kids. After losing custody in a messy divorce, he creates the ​alter ego of Scottish nanny Euphegenia Doubtfire in a desperate attempt to stay in their lives. As his new character takes on a life of its own, Mrs. Doubtfire teaches Daniel more than he bargained for about how to be a father.

A hilarious and heartfelt story about holding onto your loved ones against all odds, Mrs. Doubtfire is the musical comedy we need right now.

While casting for the production has yet to be announced, the creative team includes: a book by Karey Kirkpatrick and John O’Farrell, original music and lyrics by Wayne and Karey Kirkpatrick, (the Tony Award-nominated team behind Something Rotten!, along with O’Farrell), direction by four-time Tony winner Jerry Zaks (Hello, Dolly!), scenic design by David Korins (Hamilton), choreography by Lorin Latarro (Waitress), and music supervision by Ethan Popp (Tina: The Tina Turner Musical).

Talking about the news Kevin McCollum and Jamie Wilson said: We are thrilled to announce that Mrs Doubtfire will make its UK premiere next year. Manchester is one of the great cities of theatre, and we can’t wait to bring Mrs Doubtfire to the Opera House. We hope audiences will take this hilarious and touching show to their hearts, and promise a great evening for everyone!”

Meanwhile, Sarah Bleasdale, General Manager, Palace and Opera House Theatres, said: “We’re incredibly excited to have another production launching in the UK from Manchester, and this time – direct from Broadway. We continue to proudly showcase the very best in new musical theatre under our Manchester gets it first banner and know that our audiences have a real treat on the way with the iconic Mrs Doubtfire. A big moment for our theatres and the city, and a production we cannot wait to open our doors to”.

To find out more about the musical visit: https://www.mrsdoubtfiremusical.co.uk/