The Sorcerer’s Apprentice

Filmed Live in London 2021


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Multiple Dates - March 25 - April 11

Venue: Virtual/Online



Price: $25 per ticket

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.

‘Enchants and entertains from start to finish.’ ★★★★★ Love London Love Culture

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.

‘Utterly enchanting in every way… reminds us just how magical musical theatre can be.’ ★★★★★ Theatre Weekly

Directed by Charlotte Westenra (The Wicker Husband, Watermill), the cast of ten includes Dawn Hope (Follies, National Theatre), David Thaxton (Olivier Award for Passion, Donmar Warehouse) and the professional debut of London School of Musical Theatre graduate Mary Moore in the title role.

‘A dynamic force in British theatre.’ New York Times Critic’s Pick

‘Properly charming contemporary fairytale… full of romance and magic.’ ★★★★ The Stage

‘The show is stunning.’ ★★★★ Broadway Baby

‘This magical musical conjures up heart, humour and enchanting performances which will captivate the entire family.’ ★★★★ Broadway World

’Impressively sparky musical for the Greta generation.’ Daily Telegraph

‘Exudes warmth, originality and ingenuity. Will stay with me for a long time.’ ★★★★ Sardines Magazine

‘Celebrate as a strong hit musical is conjured’. Whatsonstage

‘Genial musical with echoes of Frozen and His Dark Materials.’ Daily Mail

‘Talented cast give it their all; the production values are impressive.’ The Times

‘Perfect for kids and big kids alike. This is pure magic!’ ★★★★ All That Dazzles

This production was filmed at Southwark Playhouse, London in February 2021.

Run Time : 2 hours 10 minutes including a 5 minute intermission

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