What’s on in Sheffield in July 2018

Sheffield Theatres

July promises to be an incredible month at the Lyceum Theatre! The month kicks off with the world premiere of the landmark new musical, Dusty, based on the authorised biography of Dusty Springfield. It features many of her pop hits, including ‘I Only Want to Be with You’, ‘Son of a Preacher Man’ and ‘You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me’, and was written by BAFTA and Olivier nominated writer Jonathan Harvey. You’ll be able to see the show from 11th until 14th July (https://www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk/whats-on/dusty).

From 16th until 21st July, Thriller Live heads straight to Sheffield from the West End. Celebrating the musical legacy of Michael Jackson, it is now in its record-breaking 10th year! With hit after hit, you’ll be sure to know every song, making it an incredible night of music here in Sheffield (https://www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk/whats-on/thriller-live-2).

Another show straight from the West End is the improv musical comedy, Showstopper: The Improvised Musical! It’s an Olivier award-winning show, where the audience suggestions are turned into hilarious singing and dance numbers. If you suggest it, they’ll do it! Unfortunately, it’s only on for one night, 25th July, so you better get your tickets soon (https://www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk/whats-on/show-stopper-the-improvised-musical).

Ant & Dec have described the play as ‘the funniest show we’ve seen’, and the New York Times hailed it as ‘gut-busting’, The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society are putting on a 1920s murder mystery. Don’t expect everything to go smoothly however, as this is ‘The Play That Goes Wrong’! It’s a must-see comedy that will have you in stitches, and you can see it from 30th July until the 4th August (https://www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk/whats-on/the-play-that-goes-wrong-2).

Sheffield City Hall

With a sensational string section and a stunning light show, The ELO Experience comes to Sheffield to celebrate the music of The Electric Light Orchestra on 14th July. Enjoy this incredible show as the songs and sounds of ELO are reproduced and take you on a magical musical journey through time. The ELO Experience 2018 tour includes the greatest hits from an incredible catalogue of music spanning over 45 years, from one of the most influential bands of their time (https://sheffieldcityhall.sivtickets.com/Online/mapSelect.asp).

On 15th July, King Of Pop Feat Navi & Jennifer Batten comes to Sheffield City Hall. Another tribute to Michael Jackson, the world’s leading Michael Jackson tribute artist, Navi, is joined by his iconic guitarist, Jennifer Batten. Michael Jackson picked Navi himself to be his body double, to perform at two of his own birthday parties and he’ll also be playing him in an upcoming Hollywood film about the star. Jennifer Batten was his selected guitarist for three of MJ’s sell-out world tours, and even the SuperBowl performance. This show features all of his greatest hits, an outstanding live band and dancers (https://sheffieldcityhall.sivtickets.com/Online/mapSelect.asp).

O2 Academy Sheffield

This 7th July in support of Cancer Research UK, Roxy Reunion: 80s Pop Disco comes to Sheffield for a great night full of cheesy 80s pop music! You can dance the full night away singing to some of the genres must well known and loved songs, sounds pretty great, right? (https://academymusicgroup.com/o2academysheffield/events/1122977/roxy-reunion-80s-pop-disco-tickets)

Tramlines is finally back! More than likely you’ve already planned your day in Sheffield to make sure you see all the artists you possibly can, but what are you doing at night? O2 Academy Sheffield is hosting a huge after party on the 20th and 21st July! With a long list of DJs taking to the stage, it’ll be a great way to end each day (https://academymusicgroup.com/o2academysheffield/events/1123810/tramlines-afterparty-friday-ttc-tickets) (https://academymusicgroup.com/o2academysheffield/events/1123823/tramlines-afterparty-bluewave-tickets).

If you do see something you like, then get in touch with us and enquire about any availability we may have here in the city centre!