Strictly Ballroom The Musical
Based on the 1992 film of the same name, Strictly Ballroom The Musical follows a champion ballroom dancer and his unlikely partner as they move to change the status quo in the world of ballroom dance.
Why Watch Strictly Ballroom The Musical
This musical is a remake of the highly celebrated Australian classic, Strictly Ballroom, directed by Baz Luhrmann. Most reviewers applaud the musical for its impressive dance performances and comic elements. At the core of the musical is the defiance of norms and traditions. Together with the young talent on the stage, the musical makes for a very entertaining performance, especially for those who enjoy watching dance.
The story follows a young ballroom champion, Scott Hastings, who gets in trouble with the community for daring to dance his own way. Soon, he gets partnered with Fran, who has just begun to learn to dance, and together they attempt to defy ballroom traditions. Scott’s challenges with his family and his refusal to dance with anyone but Fran only add to his trials and tribulations.
Musical fans | Date Night | Dance fans
“McOnie’s choreography is totally glorious”
- The Independent
“West End may have another successful morale-lifter on its hands”
- Daily Mail
Know Before You Go
Suitable for audiences aged 8 and up. Those under 7 will not be allowed into the theatre.
Picadilly Theater has a seating capacity of 1,193 in total.
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Smart and casual wear is recommended. Keep in mind, the theater is air conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly.
This experience cannot be cancelled, amended or rescheduled.
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