Wilton’s Music Hall announce 2024 spring season – from Moby Dick to Midsummer

Wilton’s Music Hall is set to deliver a spectacular 2024 Spring Season, offering a diverse range of top-class theatre, opera, music, and dance performances.

Following a successful year of world-class productions that spanned various genres, the renowned Victorian music hall promises another season of artistic excellence.

For theatre enthusiasts, the multi-award-winning Simple8, in partnership with Royal & Derngate, Northampton, is bringing Moby Dick (23 April – 11 May) to the stage. This reimagined adaptation of Herman Melville’s masterpiece offers a vibrant production filled with live sea shanties, capturing the spirit and ambiance of the classic novel in a thrilling manner.

Opera lovers can anticipate the return of world-class opera with Charles Court Opera’s sparkling presentation of Rossini’s comic masterpiece, The Barber of Seville (12 – 23 March). This adaptation, set in the Wild West, promises a witty, over-the-top production with vibrant characters and a delightful musical score, directed by John Savournin and sung in English.

Shakespeare enthusiasts can look forward to Flabbergast Theatre’s refreshing take on A Midsummer Night’s Dream (9 – 20 April). This visually stunning production combines a respectful approach to the text with irreverent storytelling, promising a magical performance filled with physical comedy, song, music, and masks.

Contemporary dance takes the spotlight with Until We Stand (30 January – 1 February), a unique dance production from James Cousins Company, presented by London Contemporary Dance School. This immersive experience allows the audience to get up close to electrifying contemporary dance in an intimate standing setting.

Headlining the musical program for the season is the legendary Olivier award-winning and Grammy-nominated post-punk, cult cabaret superstars The Tiger Lillies, who join forces with cabaret legend David Hoyle for Lessons in Nihilism (20 February – 2 March). This narrative concert delves into the meaninglessness and absurdity of existence, delivering a performance filled with wit and wisdom.

For more information and tickets, visit wiltons.org.uk

About the author: Josh Darvill

Josh is Stageberry's editor with over five years of experience writing about theatre in the West End and across the UK. Prior to following his passion for musicals, he worked for more than a decade as a TV journalist.


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