Announcing our Autumn 2015 season

Welcome to the fantastic new Autumn 2015 Season at His Majesty’s Theatre, Music Hall and The Lemon Tree.

Whether you’re looking for the highest quality dance, the best West End musicals, the funniest comedians or something for all the family, we’ve got something for you. Here is a small selection of our new season shows. Please look out for and pick up our latest season brochures to see our full line up and plan your next exciting experience with Aberdeen Performing Arts.

Our latest season brochures are available to view online or download at

On sale to APA Friends Thursday 6 August | On sale to all bookers Tuesday 11 August

Musical / Drama

The Sound of Music

His Majesty's Theatre
Tuesday 12 January - Saturday 16 January

One of the greatest musicals of all time returns to the stage in a magnificent new production to enchant and enthral the young and the young at heart.


The Glenn Miller Story

His Majesty's Theatre
Tuesday 9 February - Saturday 13 February

Brought to the stage in a brand new musical spectacular, is the life, fame and vanishing of America’s most famous big band leader.


Phoenix Theatre: Legally Blonde

His Majesty's Theatre
Wednesday 24 - Saturday 27 February

For their 25th anniversary, Phoenix Theatre is delighted to present the North-east Amateur Premiere of the award-winning musical comedy Legally Blonde.


Guys and Dolls

His Majesty's Theatre
Tuesday 5 - Saturday 9 April

Direct from the Savoy Theatre in London’s West End, this highly-acclaimed and “Exhilarating” (The Guardian) production hailed as “The greatest golden-age musical of them all” (Times) heads to Aberdeen.


Breakfast at Tiffany's

His Majesty's Theatre
Monday 2 - Saturday 7 May

Breakfast at Tiffany’s, the classic tale of Holly Golightly written by Truman Capote and so memorably portrayed by Audrey Hepburn in the iconic 1961 film, is being given a new lease of life as a stage play with music in this sparklingly sophisticated production.



His Majesty's Theatre
Monday 20 - Saturday 25 June

With a dynamic cast, this fast-paced show is not only packed full of amazing dance but serves up some classic 80s hits, including Holding Out for a Hero, Almost Paradise, Let’s Hear it for the Boy and of course the unforgettable title track Footloose.


Dance / Opera

Rambert: The Three Dancers
His Majesty's Theatre | Wednesday 17 - Friday 19 February

Brendan Cole: A Night to Remember
Music Hall | Sunday 28 February

Scottish Opera: Gilbert & Sullivan's The Mikado
His Majesty's Theatre | Thursday 26 - Saturday 28 May

Vincent & Flavia: Last Tango
His Majesty's Theatre | Monday 13 - Saturday 18 June



Scottish Ensemble and Andersson Dance: Goldberg Variations
Music Hall | Thursday 19 November

Angela Hewitt: Bach Masterworks - The Goldberg Variations
Music Hall | Saturday 21 November

Angela Hewitt: Bach Masterworks - The Art of Fugue
Music Hall | Monday 29 February



A Ladder to the Stars

The Lemon Tree
Monday 7 - Thursday 24 December

Visible Fictions and Aberdeen Performing Arts | By Simon Puttock, adapted by Dougie Irvine. Told through a magical mix of music, light and imagination, A Ladder to the Stars is a heartfelt and humorous story of what can happen when the universe hears your dreams. Join us at The Lemon Tree this Christmas for the perfect festive treat for a young audience aged 3-7, their parents and carers.

Funbox: Santa's Sleepover Show
Music Hall | Saturday 9 & Sunday 10 January

Peppa Pig's Surprise
His Majesty's Theatre | Wednesday 6 & Thursday 7 July



Flying Pigs: Dreich Encounter

His Majesty's Theatre
Thursday 2 - Saturday 11 June 2016

Aberdeen’s own comedy team, the Flying Pigs have been entertaining ever growing audiences since 1998, and enjoyed sell out runs at HMT with Desperate Fishwives, How To Look Good Glaikit and Finzean in the Rain.


A Play, A Pie & A Pint

One in a Million by Cathy Forde
The Lemon Tree | Tuesday 29 Sep - Saturday 3 Oct

The Wakeful Chamber by Rebecca Sharp & Pippa Murphy
The Lemon Tree | Tuesday 20 - Saturday 24 October

The Course of True Love by David Leddy
The Lemon Tree | Tuesday 17 - Saturday 21 November


Northern Arc sessions

Julie Fowlis & Le Vent Du Nord
Music Hall | Sunday 13 September

Duncan Chisholm with Lindsay Lou & The Flatbellys
Music Hall | Sunday 13 September


Culture Cafe

Jackie Kay (Writer)
Music Hall | Wednesday 2 September

Ben Okri (Writer)
Music Hall | Wednesday 7 October

Krysia Osostowicz (violin) & Daniel Tong (piano) Beethoven Plus 1
Music Hall | Wednesday 4 November

Alec Frank Gemmill (horn) & Alasdair Beatson (piano)
Music Hall | Wednesday 27 January

Posted on Thursday 23 July

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