“Magic, the means to impress the people around you” is continually sung by the title character in The Sorcerer’s Apprentice, and it’s easy to see why. Inspired by J. W. Goethe’s fantastical 18th century poem, which subsequently influenced Dukas’s orchestral piece, The Sorcerer’s Apprentice sees Eva, a sorcerer’s daughter, use her newly discovered powers to impress others and change the world. Read more
The world premiere of The Sorcerer's Apprentice will now take place online. For more information, read here.
This enchanting new British musical explores the extraordinary world of a sorcerer and his rebellious daughter, as she discovers the explosive possibilities of her newfound magical powers.
Against the backdrop of the Northern Lights, a small town has been pushed to the brink of collapse in a bid for progress and prosperity. To rescue Midgard from certain destruction, father and daughter must heal their relationship and work together. This gripping family-friendly story sees brooms coming to life and love blossoming anew.
Acclaimed musical theatre writers Richard Hough and Ben Morales Frost have created this gender-swapped twist on the timeless poem by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, which also inspired the Dukas symphony that memorably featured in the Disney film Fantasia.
Please note: Please only book in your household/support bubbles. Southwark Playhouse is placing Perspex screens between groups to ensure social distancing. Masks are required and a one-way system is in place. No latecomers will be admitted.