THESE ARE THE SHOWS THAT JFLT IS CURRENTLY PRODUCING

Broadway |   West End | Australia | Canada | US Tour | UK Tour

 

 

 

Broadway:

The Color Purple

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Oscar®, Golden Globe® and Grammy® winner Jennifer Hudson (Dreamgirls) has dazzled the world with her matchless talent. This fall, she makes her long-awaited Broadway debut as the sultry Shug Avery in the joyous and triumphant musical THE COLOR PURPLE.
This unforgettable and intensely moving new production mesmerized audiences when it premiered at London's acclaimed Menier Chocolate Factory, where critics hailed it as "a revelation" (Mark Shenton, The Stage). Now, this American classic comes to Broadway with a powerhouse cast including celebrated London star Cynthia Erivo, who will recreate her electrifying performance as Celie, along with "Orange is the New Black" star Danielle Brooks.
With a soul-raising score of jazz, gospel, ragtime and blues, THE COLOR PURPLE gives an exhilarating new spirit to this Pulitzer Prize-winning story.


Kinky Boots

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Charlie Price has suddenly inherited his father’s shoe factory, which is on the verge of bankruptcy. Trying to live up to his father’s legacy and save his family business, Charlie finds inspiration in the form of Lola. A fabulous entertainer in need of some sturdy stilettos, Lola turns out to be the one person who can help Charlie become the man he’s meant to be. Broadway's new high-heeled hit is the winner of six Tony Awards® including Best Musical, and Grammy® winner Cyndi Lauper has made history with Kinky Boots as the first solo woman ever to receive the Tony Award for Best Score!  Featuring direction and Tony-winning choreography by Jerry MItchell and a spectacularly uplifting book by four-time Tony winner Harvey Fierstein, Kinky Boots is the must-see new musical that proves that sometimes, the best way to fit in is to stand out!


The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime

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Fifteen-year-old Christopher has an extraordinary brain; he is exceptionally intelligent but ill-equipped to interpret everyday life. When he falls under suspicion for killing his neighbor’s dog, he sets out to identify the true culprit, which leads to an earth-shattering discovery and a journey that will change his life forever.​


West End:

1984: The Play

http://1984theplay.co.uk

The international five-star smash hit production of Orwell's dystopian masterpiece 1984 returns to London this summer. April, 1984. 13:00. Comrade 6079, Winston Smith, thinks a thought, starts a diary, and falls in love. But Big Brother is always watching.

Orwell's ideas have become our ideas; his fiction is often said to be our reality. The "definitive book of the 20th century" (The Guardian) is re-examined in this radical and much lauded staging exploring surveillance, identity and why Orwell's vision of the future is as relevant now as ever.


Sunny Afternoon

http://sunnyafternoonthemusical.com

Sunny Afternoon depicts the rise to stardom of The Kinks. Set against the back-drop of a Britain caught mid-swing between the conservative 50s and riotous 60s, this production explores the euphoric highs and agonizing lows of one of Britain’s most iconic bands and the irresistible music that influenced generations.


Kinky Boots

kinkybootsmusical.co.uk/

Charlie Price has suddenly inherited his father’s shoe factory, which is on the verge of bankruptcy. Trying to live up to his father’s legacy and save his family business, Charlie finds inspiration in the form of Lola. A fabulous entertainer in need of some sturdy stilettos, Lola turns out to be the one person who can help Charlie become the man he’s meant to be. Broadway's new high-heeled hit is the winner of six Tony Awards® including Best Musical, and Grammy® winner Cyndi Lauper has made history with Kinky Boots as the first solo woman ever to receive the Tony Award for Best Score!  Featuring direction and Tony-winning choreography by Jerry MItchell and a spectacularly uplifting book by four-time Tony winner Harvey Fierstein, Kinky Boots is the must-see new musical that proves that sometimes, the best way to fit in is to stand out!


Bend it Like Beckham

benditlikebeckhamthemusical.co.uk/

Jess needs extra time.She is facing the most important decision of her life: live up to family expectations of university, career and marriage, or follow in the footsteps of her hero David Beckham. When the talented teenager is spotted playing football in Southall, a world of unexpected opportunities opens up before her. But as her sister’s traditional Indian wedding approaches, can she keep her family happy and still follow her dreams?

Bend It Like Beckham is a joyous new British musical about where we are now. Featuring an original score with a Punjabi kick, it brings a unique cultural fusion of musical theatre to the stage for the first time. This reimagining of the much-loved hit film sees generations, cultures and communities brought together in this joyous and uplifting story about bending the rules and scoring that deciding goal.

Australia:

Kinky Boots

kinkybootsthemusical.com.au/

Charlie Price has suddenly inherited his father’s shoe factory, which is on the verge of bankruptcy. Trying to live up to his father’s legacy and save his family business, Charlie finds inspiration in the form of Lola. A fabulous entertainer in need of some sturdy stilettos, Lola turns out to be the one person who can help Charlie become the man he’s meant to be. Broadway's new high-heeled hit is the winner of six Tony Awards® including Best Musical, and Grammy® winner Cyndi Lauper has made history with Kinky Boots as the first solo woman ever to receive the Tony Award for Best Score!  Featuring direction and Tony-winning choreography by Jerry MItchell and a spectacularly uplifting book by four-time Tony winner Harvey Fierstein, Kinky Boots is the must-see new musical that proves that sometimes, the best way to fit in is to stand out!

 

Matilda the Musical

 

au.matildathemusical.com/

Matilda the Musical is the story of an extraordinary girl who dreams of a better life. Armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, Matilda dares to take a stand and change her own destiny. Rolling Stone calls the show “hands down the BEST MUSICAL of the season.” Based on the beloved novel by Roald Dahl.​

Canada:

Kinky Boots

http://www.mirvish.com/kinkyboots

Charlie Price has suddenly inherited his father’s shoe factory, which is on the verge of bankruptcy. Trying to live up to his father’s legacy and save his family business, Charlie finds inspiration in the form of Lola. A fabulous entertainer in need of some sturdy stilettos, Lola turns out to be the one person who can help Charlie become the man he’s meant to be. Broadway's new high-heeled hit is the winner of six Tony Awards® including Best Musical, and Grammy® winner Cyndi Lauper has made history with Kinky Boots as the first solo woman ever to receive the Tony Award for Best Score!  Featuring direction and Tony-winning choreography by Jerry MItchell and a spectacularly uplifting book by four-time Tony winner Harvey Fierstein, Kinky Boots is the must-see new musical that proves that sometimes, the best way to fit in is to stand out!

U.S. Tour

Kinky Boots

kinkybootsthemusical.com/

Charlie Price has suddenly inherited his father’s shoe factory, which is on the verge of bankruptcy. Trying to live up to his father’s legacy and save his family business, Charlie finds inspiration in the form of Lola. A fabulous entertainer in need of some sturdy stilettos, Lola turns out to be the one person who can help Charlie become the man he’s meant to be. Broadway's new high-heeled hit is the winner of six Tony Awards® including Best Musical, and Grammy® winner Cyndi Lauper has made history with Kinky Boots as the first solo woman ever to receive the Tony Award for Best Score!  Featuring direction and Tony-winning choreography by Jerry MItchell and a spectacularly uplifting book by four-time Tony winner Harvey Fierstein, Kinky Boots is the must-see new musical that proves that sometimes, the best way to fit in is to stand out!


Pippin

http://www.pippinthemusical.com/tour.php

PIPPIN is a high-flying, death-defying hit musical full of extraordinary acrobatics, wondrous magical feats and soaring songs from the composer of WICKED. This  unforgettable new production will lift you up and leave you smiling! Winner of four 2013 Tony Awards® including  Best Musical Revival. Join us… for a magical, unforgettable new PIPPIN.


U.K. Tour:

Shrek the Musical

http://shrekthemusical.co.uk/

Based on the award-winning DreamWorks animation film, SHREK THE MUSICAL is this year’s must-see show for all the family. Join our unlikely hero and his loyal steed Donkey as they embark on a quest to rescue the beautiful (if slightly temperamental) Princess Fiona from a fire breathing, love-sick dragon. Add the diminutive Lord Farquaad, a gang of fairytale misfits, and a biscuit with attitude, and you’ve got the biggest, brightest musical comedy around! Featuring all new songs as well as cult Shrek anthem I’m a Believer, SHREK THE MUSICAL brings all the much-loved DreamWorks characters to life, live on stage, in an all-singing, all-dancing extravaganza. Join the adventure. 


Hairspray

http://www.hairsprayuktour.com

Hairspray is back, with a brand new production of the smash hit musical comedy, touring the UK from September 2015.

It’s Baltimore, 1962 where Tracy Turnblad, a big girl with big hair and an even bigger heart, is on a mission to follow her dreams and dance her way onto national TV. Tracy’s audition makes her a local star and soon she is using her new-found fame to fight  for equality, bagging local heartthrob Link Larkin along the way! Hairspray is the irresistible feel-good show that is guaranteed to have you dancing the night away.