Birmingham is a popular touring location for the biggest and best new plays each year, and has even produced some incredible shows itself including Christmas classic The Snowman! Each year, audiences from across the West Midlands visit the city for a night at one of its many acclaimed venues, including the Alexandra Theatre.
With a current theatrical schedule including the 70th anniversary tour of The Mousetrap, gritty drama The Shawshank Redemption and a magical stage adaptation of The Ocean at the End of the Lane - just three of the hottest new shows visiting the city - you’ll find plays in Birmingham to suit any occasion.
The classic whodunnit hit! Straight from the West End where it retains its longest-running-play title.
The Shawshank Redemption
Based on the famous story, this play adaptation examines injustice, friendship and hope behind the bars of a maximum-security facility.
Noughts and Crosses
As violence breaks out, Sephy and Callum draw closer, but this is a romance that will lead them into terrible danger - a modern classic.
An Inspector Calls
When Inspector Goole arrives at the Birling family home, their peaceful dinner party turns sour as they try to uncover a murderer.
Girl From The North Country
Conor McPherson brings this beautiful story of love to life where you'll hear the songbook of Bob Dylan as you've never heard them before.
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Go on a journey to India with an eclectic group of British retirees as they embark on a new life abroad.
The Ocean at the End of the Lane
From the imagination of Neil Gaiman, best-selling author, comes the National Theatre’s major new stage adaptation. One for fantasy fans!