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Tue 2 – Thu 4 Jul 2024
Main Stage, Theatre Royal


Evenings:  7.30pm
Running time: 2hrs 15mins (including interval)
Recommended: 16+ (contains strong language, partial nudity, scenes of a sexual nature and flashing lights)

Fresh from complete sell out runs at the Edinburgh Fringe and around the UK comes this critically acclaimed smash hit parody musical.
Starring Shawna Hamic (Orange is the New Black, 1776 on Broadway) as ‘Ursula’ and River Medway (RuPaul’s Drag Race UK) as ‘Ariel’, Unfortunate is coming to Newcastle and things are gonna get wet!

Join everyone’s favourite Disney Diva, Ursula, as she gives her take on what really happened all those years ago under the sea. With an original hot pop soundtrack and trademark filthy humour, it’s time to take the plunge and dive into this year’s hottest night out.

Cruella told her side, and Maleficent’s had her moment. Now the legendary queer queen is ready to spill, in this tell-all tale of sex, sorcery and suckers.

Book early, secure your seat today

‘Unstoppable, mesmerising genius’

Broadway Baby



‘Damn near perfection’

Theatre Weekly


‘Laugh out loud funny’

Manchester Evening News



‘Our favourite Disney villain as you’ve never seen her before – but definitely wish you had’

Upstaged Manchester



‘Does to The Little Mermaid  what Wicked  did to The Wizard of Oz

Musical Theatre Musings

Newcastle Theatre Royal Friends artwork


Enjoy discount on tickets and drinks – the perfect ingredients!


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