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What's on at the theatre for May 2024

Here's the best shows in South Wales this month, get your tickets now!

(The Drifters Girl/Wales Millennium Centre)


5 May

Johannes Radebe: House Of Jojo

Wales Millennium Centre

Join the dance sensation and a host of eclectic characters in this brand-new show jam-packed with roof-raising music, dazzling costumes and world class dance.  


7-11 May

The Drifters Girl

Wales Millennium Centre

This smash-hit show has audiences on their feet night after night with a phenomenal soundtrack packed full of iconic Drifters hits including Saturday Night At The Movies, Save The Last Dance For Me and Stand By Me. Discover the remarkable story of The Drifters and the truth about the woman who made them. From the highs of hit records to the lows of legal battles and personal tragedy, Faye Treadwell was the legendary manager of The Drifters who refused to give up on the group she loved. 


7-11 May

Unfortunate - The Untold Story Of Ursula The Sea Witch

New Theatre Cardiff

Fresh from complete sell out runs at the Edinburgh Fringe a critically acclaimed smash hit parody musical. 


14-18 May

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella

Gwyn Hall, Neath

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella is a recent Broadway adaptation of the classic musical. Winner of the 2013 Tony Award for the Best Revival of a Musical.


(Happy Hour Live - The Big Fat Massive Hunt/New Theatre Cardiff)

15 May

Happy Hour Live - The Big Fat Massive Hunt

New Theatre Cardiff

Join Jack, Stevie, Robbie & Alfie as they head out on a magical quest that makes Lord of the Rings look like an uneventful trip to an industrial estate.


18 May - 1 June


Wales Millennium Centre

Michael Sheen is Nye Bevan in this surreal and spectacular journey through the life and legacy of the man who transformed the welfare state. Confronted with death, Nye’s deepest memories lead him on a mind-bending journey through his life. 


21-25 May

Party Games

New Theatre Cardiff

A hilariously acerbic new comedy starring Matthew Cottle and Debra Stephenson, that goes inside the chaos of government.


Family Theatre

(The Lion Inside/Swansea Grand Theatre)

17-18 May

The Lion Inside

Swansea Grand Theatre

A heart-warming tale about confidence, self-esteem, and a shy little mouse who sets out on a journey to find his roar. 


22-23 May

Peppa Pig’s Fun Day Out

Swansea Grand Theatre

Packed full of songs, dance and muddy puddles, Peppa’s Fun Day Out guarantees giggles and snorts for all Peppa fans, and a perfect introduction to theatre.


Coming Soon

1 June

Cbeebies Proms on Tour

Swansea Arena

A magical multi-media event featuring CBeebies theme tunes, orchestral treats, live action film and animation with a few surprises along the way. With the BBC National Orchestra of Wales.


(Madagascar/Wales Millennium Centre)

27-30 June


Wales Millennium Centre

Join 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.


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