Mrs. Doubtfire Tickets
Lovingly based on the hit film, poppets!
Mrs. Doubtfire is now dazzling and delighting audiences at London’s Shaftesbury Theatre! This ‘genuinely funny comedy musical’ (Time Out) based on the beloved film is ‘a surefire hit!’ (The Telegraph, Daily Express). The Telegraph calls it ‘a complete joy’, The Times says it ‘soars from screen to stage’, and City AM hails Mrs. Doubtfire as ‘funny, heart-warming and wildly entertaining!’
Out-of-work actor Daniel will do anything for his kids. After losing custody in a messy divorce, he creates the alter ego of Scottish nanny Euphegenia Doubtfire in a desperate attempt to stay in their lives. As his new character takes on a life of its own, Mrs. Doubtfire teaches Daniel more than he bargained for about how to be a father.
Mrs. Doubtfire has been created by a transatlantic team of award-winning artists, with a book by Karey Kirkpatrick and John O’Farrell, original music and lyrics by Wayne and Karey Kirkpatrick (the Tony Award-nominated team behind Something Rotten!, along with O’Farrell), direction by 4-time Tony winner Jerry Zaks (Hello, Dolly!), scenic design by David Korins (Hamilton), choreography by Lorin Latarro (Waitress), and music supervision by Ethan Popp (Tina: The Tina Turner Musical).
Age restrictionThis production is recommended for ages 6+.
Running time2 hours 30 minutes (20 minute interval).
Performance dates12 May 2023 – 29 September 2024
ContentMrs. Doubtfire contains flashing lights and haze throughout.
AccessAudio described performances:14th September 2023, 2.30 pm, 23rd May 2024, 7.30 pm. BSL performances: 21st September 2023, 2:30 pm, 11th May 2024, 2:30 pm. Captioned performances: 28th September 2023, 2:30 pm, 15th May 2024, 7:30 pm. Relaxed performance: 20th January 2024, 2:30 pm.
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8 facts about Mrs. Doubtfire that you probably didn’t know
To celebrate this momentous occasion, we're saying helloooo to 8 facts about the film (and the musical) that you probably didn't know, read on poppet!
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Full casting announced for Mrs. Doubtfire
The wait is over, dearies! The full and eagerly awaited cast of the side-splitting comedy musical Mrs. Doubtfire has now been announced. Boasting a list of star-studded names, they’re sure to bring the house down in uproarious laughter! Mrs. Doubtfire will be putting on her best wig and glasses to dazzle the audiences of the newly refurbished Shaftesbury Theatre on Friday 12 May 2023. Embrace the madness - book your tickets for Mrs. Doubtfire today. It’s going to be a wild ride, poppet!
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Get ready to be swept off your feet by the heartwarming and side-splitting tale of Mrs Doubtfire! Brought to life in an all-new musical adaptation. This reimagined version of the beloved 1993 film takes the best parts of the story and infuses it with fresh, exciting elements that will keep you engaged from start to finish. It make you fall in love with the world's favourite nanny all over again. Based on the loveable 1993 film, the hilariously heartfelt family-favourite production of Mrs Doubtfire: The Musical is officially set to transfer to the Shaftesbury Theatre following a sensational sell-out run in Manchester! In celebration of her almighty return, here is a compiled list of some of the best quotes from the nanny herself, as a reminder of why this is such an iconic and treasured story.
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Mrs. Doubtfire is set to open in the West End in May 2023
It’s official, dearies! From the back of standing ovations and sold-out crowds during a phenomenal Manchester run, Mrs. Doubtfire is bringing its wit and charm to London’s West End! Since the 1990s, the iconic Mrs. Doubtfire has tickled the hearts of audiences worldwide. Perhaps what sets it apart from other comedies of its time, is its ability to cover the concept of divorce and its consequences on families, all whilst maintaining a consistent hilarious note.
Originally led by the renowned and late comedian Robin Williams, the tale of Mrs. Doubtfire continues to hold the world's attention with its outrageously brilliant storytelling - now, Mrs. Doubtfire The Musical (which will open in the West End in May 2023) brings all of the sass and raw emotion of the film to the Shaftesbury Theatre! Witness the magic of this loveable musical comedy by booking Mrs. Doubtfire tickets today!
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