New spring season is in full bloom for the Grand

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With 35 shows and more than 160 nights of entertainment in the new season at the Grand Theatre, there’s sure to be something for everyone.

Here we select a few of the extra special highlights for the spring.

The Kite Runner tours following a hit West End run

The Kite Runner tours following a hit West End run

MUSICALS:

· 20 th Century Boy, March 13 to 17, tells the story of Marc Bolan and his band T Rex, marking the 40th anniversary of his death.

· Son of a Preacher Man, March 20 to 24, features the greatest hits of Dusty Springfield and is directed by Strictly Come Dancing’s Craig Revel Horwood.

· Legally Blonde, April 9 to 14.

A new telling of childrens classic Jungle Book

A new telling of childrens classic Jungle Book

DRAMA:

· Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, March 27 to 31, starring Quadrophenia and EastEnders’ actor Phil Daniels in the gothic classic thriller.

· The Jungle Book, May 8 to 12, has been newly adapted for the stage, and is brought to life by the team behind Michael Morpurgo’s Running Wild.

· The Kite Runner, May 22 to 25, based on Khaled Hosseini’s international bestselling novel.

Dinosaur World Live

Dinosaur World Live

DANCE:

· Shakespeare’s Macbeth, April 17 and 18, is a new piece from the award-winning Mark Bruce Company.

· My First Ballet: Swan Lake, May 5 and 6, offers a narrator to help young audience follow the shortened version of this classic from English National Ballet

VARIETY:

· Dinosaur World Live, April 20 to 22, explore unchartered territories and meet astonishing pre-historic creatures.

· Rat Pack: Live From Las Vegas, April 26 to 28, takes you back in time to the golden days of Frank, Sammy and Dean.

· Islands In The Stream, May 2, celebrates Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers.