About Show Boat: Birmingham

Set in America’s Deep South, the story begins in 1887 on the Cotton Blossom show boat as it sets sail on the Mississippi River. Following the lives of the performers, dock workers, musicians and stagehands over a period of forty years, Show Boat is rich with nostalgia, humour, love stories and well-loved melodies including Ol’ Man River and Can’t Help Lovin’ Dat Man.

With all the glamour of the American-style big family musical and a cast of over 50 talented performers, Cape Town Opera lovingly bring this classic musical back to life alongside the Cape Philharmonic Orchestra.

Show Boat: Birmingham Performance Dates & Times

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Important Information

Under 3's will not be admitted into the Auditorium.

The Venue

Find out more about the venue for your show: Directions, Transport options and facilities.

Where is Show Boat: Birmingham?

Hurst Street, South Side Birmingham B5 4TB
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  • Nearest Station: Birmingham New Street

Facilities

  • Bar
  • Disabled toilets
  • Infrared hearing loop
  • Toilets
  • Wheelchair accessible