Mrs Doubtfire musical comes to the UK | Manchester run for Broadway hit, written by John O’Farrell

Mrs Doubtfire musical comes to the UK

Manchester run for Broadway hit, written by John O’Farrell

A musical version of Mrs Doubtfire is coming to the UK next year.

Currently playing on Broadway, the show will run at the Manchester Opera House from September 2 to October 1. It’s anticipated that West End dates will follow.

British comedy writer John O’Farrell penned the book with brothers Wayne and Karey Kirkpatrick and

Casting is yet to be revealed, but producers Kevin McCollum and Jamie Wilson said in a statement: ‘We are thrilled to announce that Mrs Doubtfire will make its UK premiere next year.

‘Manchester is one of the great cities of theatre, and we can't wait to bring Mrs Doubtfire to the Opera House. We hope audiences will take this hilarious and touching show to their hearts, and promise a great evening for everyone.’

Sarah Bleasdale, general manager of the Opera House, said:’"We're incredibly excited to have another production launching in the UK from Manchester, and this time – direct from Broadway.

‘We know that our audiences have a real treat on the way with the iconic Mrs Doubtfire. A big moment for our theatres and the city, and a production we cannot wait to open our doors to.’

Tickets go on general sale next Thursday here.

Published: 5 Nov 2021

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