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11-13 December 2020

An inspiring story, feel-good pop score, and one fabulous teen. Meet Jamie New.

Dare to dream. Live to be seen. Jamie is sixteen and lives on a council estate in Sheffield. Jamie doesn’t quite fit in. Jamie is terrified about the future, but he’s got big dreams. He’s going to be a sensation. This Olivier Award nominated West End hit is set to capture your heart. And you don’t even know it. There’s a reason why everybody’s talking about Jamie. Inspired by a true story, this fabulous, life affirming musical is about chasing your dreams and finding your true self. Supported by his brilliant loving mum and surrounded by his friends, Jamie overcomes prejudice, beats the bullies and steps out of the darkness, into the spotlight. Adapted from the documentary Jamie: Drag Queen at 16, this is the contemporary, heart-warming musical for everybody wishing to feel accepted and anyone searching for the place where they belong. Starring Simon Burke, Helen Dallimore and introducing James Majoos as Jamie, leading an all-star Australian cast. Don’t miss the musical sensation that everybody’s talking about.

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11-13 December 2020

An inspiring story, feel-good pop score, and one fabulous teen. Meet Jamie New.

Dare to dream. Live to be seen.
Jamie is sixteen and lives on a council estate in Sheffield.
Jamie doesn’t quite fit in.
Jamie is terrified about the future, but he’s got big dreams.
He’s going to be a sensation.

This Olivier Award nominated West End hit is set to capture your heart. And you don’t even know it.

There’s a reason why everybody’s talking about Jamie. Inspired by a true story, this fabulous, life affirming musical is about chasing your dreams and finding your true self. Supported by his brilliant loving mum and surrounded by his friends, Jamie overcomes prejudice, beats the bullies and steps out of the darkness, into the spotlight.

Adapted from the documentary Jamie: Drag Queen at 16, this is the contemporary, heart-warming musical for everybody wishing to feel accepted and anyone searching for the place where they belong. Starring Simon Burke, Helen Dallimore and introducing James Majoos as Jamie, leading an all-star Australian cast.

Don’t miss the musical sensation that everybody’s talking about.

Details

PRESENTED BY:
Nica Burns, Garry McQuinn, Sydney Opera House and Lyndi Adler

CATEGORY:
Musical Theatre

DURATION:
Approximately 160 minutes, including interval.

WARNINGS:
This performance contains strong course language, simulated smoking, strobe lighting and fog/haze effects.

SUIT CHILDREN?:
This performance is suitable for children under 15 at parents discretion.

VENUE:
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