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Madagascar – The Musical, Theatre Royal Newcastle

Madagascar – The Musical, Theatre Royal Newcastle

Based on the smash DreamWorks animated motion picture, Madagascar – The Musical follows all of your favourite crack-a-lackin’ friends as they escape from their home in New York’s Central Park Zoo and find themselves on an unexpected journey to the madcap world of King Julien’s Madagascar.

Alex the lion is the king of the urban jungle, the main attraction at New York’s Central Park Zoo. He and his best friends – Marty the zebra, Melman the giraffe and Gloria the hippo – have spent their whole lives in blissful captivity before an admiring public and with regular meals provided for them.

Not content to leave well enough alone, Marty lets his curiosity get the better of him and makes his escape – with the help of some prodigious penguins – to explore the world.

Join Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe, Gloria the hip hip Hippo and those hilarious, plotting penguins as they bound onto stage in the musical adventure of a lifetime. Filled with outlandish characters, adventure galore and an upbeat score, you’ll have no choice but to “Move It, Move It!

This wacky adventure for the whole family is brought to life by Selladoor Worldwide, the producers behind Guess How Much I Love YouMr Men and Little Miss, Footloose and Fame.

Madagascar – The Musical is directed by award-winning Kirk Jameson with choreography from Fabian Aloise. Designed by Tom Rogers, with Lighting Design by Howard Hudson, Sound Design by Chris Whybrow, Musical Supervision from Mark Crossland, Puppet Design by Max Humphries and Puppet Direction from Emma Brunton

Evenings: 6.30pm  
Matinees: Thu, Fri & Sat 10.30am
BSL interpreted performance: Thu 11 Jul, 6.30pm
Relaxed Performance: Fri 12 Jul, 10.30am
Running time: 1hr 35mins (including interval)
Recommended: 3+

Babes in Arms tickets are available for children under 3 years of age and should be purchased alongside an Adult ticket at the checkout.

Family tickets available

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Date And Time

10 Jul 2024 to
13 Jul 2024


Theatre Royal, Grey Street, Newcastle upon Tyne
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