Wednesday, October 18

New tour of 101 Dalmatians musical

It has just been announced that a  touring musical version of 101 Dalmatians is due to hit the road next summer. It is based on the production that played at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre in the summer of 2022, which was based on Dodie Smith's famous novel which was featured in several Disney  films. 101 Dalmatians The Musical has been reimagined by Zinnie Harris, featuring music and lyrics from actor, writer, and composer Douglas Hodge, with a script  by Johnny McKnight

It tells the story of evil fashionista  Cruella de Vil who hatches a plan to capture all the Dalmatian puppies in town for her extravagant new fur coat, causing trouble to loom for parents Pongo and Perdi, along with their large litter of  young pups. This  tale of canine adventure is vividly portrayed on stage, featuring breathtaking puppetry, dazzling choreography, cleverly crafted songs, and adorable puppies!

The production will open in Wimbledon on 22nd June 2024, before visiting Birmingham, Norwich, Canterbury, Leicester, Manchester, Belfast, Wolverhampton, Newcastle, Southend, Liverpool, Milton Keynes, Woking, Cardiff, Southampton, Aberdeen, York, Glasgow and Edinburgh.

Further dates, cast and creative team are to be revealed in due course

 Watch 101 Dalmatians trailer

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