High Society

High Society

02 - 06 April 2013
Alhambra Theatre

Get ready for the musical event of the season as Cole Porter's timeless classic, High Society, skips into town, in a dazzling new production from the acclaimed producers of The King and I.

Tickets £ 14.50 - £34.50

Plus transaction fee*

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Music & lyrics by Cole Porter- Book by Arthur Kopit  - Additional lyrics by Susan Birkenhead
Based on the play "The Philadelphia Story" by Philip Barry
Also based on the Turner Entertainment Co. motion picture "High Society"

Michael Praed (Robin of Sherwood & The Sound of Music) stars as Dexter Haven, Teddy Kempner (Acorn Antiques The Musical and RSC's Nicholas Nickleby) as Uncle Willie, Daniel Boys (Any Dream Will Do) as Mike Connor with Sophie Bould (The Sound of Music) as Tracy Lord.

Wealthy socialite Tracy Lord is in the midst of planning a lavish summer wedding when her ex-husband Dexter Haven turns up to disrupt the proceedings in an attempt to try and win her back.  A further twist arrives in the form of charming reporter Mike Connor who falls instantly for Tracy, and she for him. As the day of the wedding draws closer we're left guessing which groom the bride will choose!

Adapted from the hit 1956 film, which starred screen legends Bing Crosby, Grace Kelly and Frank Sinatra, High Society bubbles with a host of beautiful ballads including  'True Love', 'You're Sensational' and the unforgettable 'Well, Did You Evah!' this uplifting and sparkling production proves Porter's classic musical style and fizzing wit will always be in fashion.

So prepare yourself for a glorious night of vintage Hollywood as you're invited to the wedding of the year, and what a swell party it is gonna be!

Click here to view the Restaurant 1914 menu during High Society. 



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Ticket prices and times


Performance days and times:
Tuesday 2 - Saturday 6 April 2013
Eves 7.30pm, Wed mat 2pm & Sat mat 2.30pm
Approximate running time: 2 hours and 30 minutes (including a 20 minute interval)

Ticket prices

Booking fees apply

Wed Mat

Tue-Fri Eves & Sat Mat

Sat Eve


Stalls & Dress Circle

£21.50, £24, £26.50

£27.50, £30, £32.50

£29.50, £32, £34.50

Upper Circle

£14.50, £16.50

£17.50, £19.50

£18.50, £20.50

Lounges (seat 6)




Boxes (seat 4)

£58, £86

£70, £110

£74, £118




 Special Offers





£2.50 off

Groups 12+: £2.50 off and every 13th seat FREE

Schools/Colleges: Best available seats £12 Tue Eve/Wed mat only. Plus one teacher / supervisor free with every ten students.

Please note, one concession / offer per ticket only.

*Booking fees:
Phone/Counter - £1 per ticket plus postage charge where applicable.
Online - £2.50 per ticket plus transaction fee of 50p.

Access performances

 Captioned performance: Friday 5 April, 7.30pm

 Audio Described performance: Saturday 6 April, 2.30pm

 Signed performance: Saturday 6 April, 7.30pm.  Interpreted by Keren Seabrook (position tbc).


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