A new production of the iconic disco dance story Saturday Night Fever is coming to Manchester in November.
When John Travolta walked on to the dance floor in the smash hit film Saturday Night Fever, it changed the way people danced forever.
The smash hit 1977 film of Saturday Night Fever starringOscar-nominee John Travolta inspired the definitive soundtrack by the Bee Gees and popularised disco around the world. The multi Grammy Award-winning music behind the film, combined with its gripping storyline captured the imagination of millions.
The date is 1979 and in Brooklyn, New York, Tony Manero, a young man with a dead-end job and an extraordinary ability to dance, has only one ambition in life – to become the disco king. When he meets Stephanie, who also dreams of a world beyond Brooklyn, and they decide to train together for a dance competition, their lives begin to change forever.
This brand new production of Saturday Night Fever, one of the most loved dance stories of all time, is packed with legendary hits from the Bee Gees including the classics Stayin’ Alive, Night Fever, Jive Talking, You Should Be Dancing and How Deep is Your Love?
Danny Bayne, winner of ITV’s Grease is the Word (Grease, Hairspray) takes the iconic role of Tony Manero and is joined on stage by a hugely talented cast of actor-musicians who will play instruments, dance and sing in this spectacular new musical production.
Co-producer Robert Stigwood is one of the world’s leading impresarios and entertainment entrepreneurs whose stage shows have included Hair, Evita and Jesus Christ Superstar and whose films have included Grease and the phenomenally successful film of Saturday Night Fever.
Andrew Wright won Best Choreographer at the WhatsOnStage Awards 2013 and was nominated for Best Choreographer at the 2012 Olivier Awards and Broadway World 2011 Awards for his choreography of Singin’ in the Rain.
Saturday Night Fever
Opera House Manchester
Tuesday 25 to Saturday 29 November
Perf Times: Tue-Thur eves 7.30pm. Weds mat 2.30pm. Fri 4.30pm & 8.30pm. Sat 2.30pm & 7.30pm
0844 871 3018*
(Subject to booking/transaction fee)
Groups of 10+: 0844 871 3038 (No booking fee. Mon-Fri, 10am-6pm)