What’s on In The Midlands This January and February

What's on In The Midlands This Winter pt. two


The Russian State Ballet of Siberia brings beauty to the midlands this winter with the incredible portrayal of this legendary classic. The dancers stun the audience with the effortless nature in which they portray the tragic tale. But there strength and physical ability cannot be underestimated!

Ramin Karimloo                                



15th January

Olivier and Tony award nominee Ramin Karimloo is heading to the Curve for one night only in January to perform our beloved musical hits including songs from Les Miserables and The Phantom of the opera. If you love an array of musicals, this is certainly one not to miss.

The Woman In Black

@The Curve Leicester

30th Jan- 4th Feb


Robin Herford brings one of the longest running West End plays to life at The Curve. A spine tingling thriller which will definitely have you experiencing your fair share of adrenaline throughout the play. The spectre of the elusive Woman in Black haunts the stage… and the audience. Do you dare go and see it?

Sister Act

@Theatre Royal Nottingham

30th Jan-11th Feb


Alexandra Burke is the fresh face of Deloris Van Cartier- previously played by Whoopie Goldberg in the hit 90s film. The story of how music can inspire individuals, strengthen friendship and encourage people to shine will leave you feeling uplifted. The sounds of Motown, soul and disco will make you want to get up and dance…so if you fancy a boogie get your tickets now!


@New Alexandra Theatre Birmingham

6th Feb-11th Feb

Following sold out shows in Tampa, Texas and Tokyo, the highly acclaimed show lands in Birmingham this winter for its UK premiere. The wondrous play will transport you to a world of magic, intrigue and fantasy as we watch Alice get lost in another enchanting dimension.

The Red Shoes

@Birmingham Hippodrome

7th-11th Feb


One girl’s dream to be the best dancer in the world leads to a life of obsession and possession when she meets two men who inspire her passion as well as conflict to her once focused life. The story she once portrayed on stage becomes reality as she finds herself more and more tangled in the drama beyond her art.

Jimmy Carr: The Best of, Ultimate, Gold, Greatest Hits Tour

@De Montfort Hall


10th February

Jimmy Carr is gathering a selection of his very best jokes along with brand new material for his ultimate comedy show yet. His new tour is set to distil everything that we love to laugh at and be shocked by. You can hear all of his greatest jokes and comedy moments in one spectacular, knock the socks off evening.

The Wedding Singer

@The Curve Leicester

10th-18th February


Be prepared to be plunged straight into the eighties with big hair, huge voices and big dance moves! Inspired by the Adam Sandler hit film, the Wedding Singer features X factor’s Ray Quinn and Cassie Compton as well as a few other well-known names. So, if you’re in the mood for dancing and romancing then this is the play for you.

La Cage aux Folles

@Theatre Royal Nottingham

13th-18th February


The colourful night life of drag meets the right wing views of an uptight politician. Set in the glamorous setting of St. Tropez, the engagement of a couple from opposite ends of the social spectrum question which part of their life should be hidden and which should be exposed. This humorous play touches on issues of family values, identity and love and is well worth a watch!

Jonathan Pie: Live

@Birmingham Town Hall

Friday 17th February


Join the news reporter who hates his job, hates his colleagues and hates…the news! An evening not for the faint heated, expect an angry, potty mouthed middle aged man ranting about UK politics and all that is wrong in the media. For a refreshingly frank take on the British news ,search for tickets now!

Sean Lock- Keep It Light

@Birmingham Hippodrome

27th-28th Feb


He’s been in the game for 15 years, yet he still never fails to come up with highly intelligent, witty and original performances. The imaginative scenes that Sean Lock conjures up in his head and his commentary on the human condition leaves the audience in constant stitches.

The X Factor Live Tour

@Motorpoint Arena Nottingham + Birmingham Genting Arena


23rd February/ 24th February

You watch them compete week after week on TV and once more you can see them live. Starting in Nottingham in February, X Factor Live Tour returns once more with contestants from this year’s show performing classic songs and viewers’ favourites from the TV series. The tour will also head to Birmingham’s Genting arena on the 24th February