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What's on in April


We take a look at what's happening in Hull this April

Get ready for some exciting events taking place across the city in April. Here are some of the ones we’re looking forward to the most.


Hello, Dolly!

It’s the 1890s in New York City and the mesmerising widow Dolly Levi has turned from socialite to matchmaker. Currently on her books are the grumpy "half-a-millionaire" Horace Vandergelder and a young artist who is in love with Horace's niece.

Though highly successful at firing Cupid’s arrow, this time Dolly has her own secret agenda that starts to cause unforeseen problems. What starts off as a flawless plan soon spirals into comedic chaos and musical mayhem.

Join NAPA’s all-singing, all-dancing students as they return to Hull Truck Theatre with this fabulous musical comedy Hello, Dolly! (pictured in rehearsal), which has been a favourite on Broadway and the West End for decades.

Hello, Dolly! runs at Hull Truck Theatre from Wednesday 10 to Saturday 13 April.


Michael Ball

Multi-platinum recording artist and national treasure Michael Ball will soon wow audiences at the Bonus Arena

Having received critical acclaim for his performances in the West End and on Broadway in shows that include Les Misérables, The Phantom of the Opera and the smash-hit musical Hairspray, the radio and TV host has since sold millions of albums and toured multiple continents across the world.

Now Michael is set to embark on his next live solo project with a 2019 tour, promising an unforgettable evening of entertainment at the Bonus Arena on Wednesday 24 April.


The Drifters

The Drifters are back on tour in the UK with a brand new show, performing all their classic hits from the last six decades.

The legendary group has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, performed for the President of the United States, and is listed among the greatest artists of all time by Rolling Stone magazine. Don’t miss this incredible show at Hull City Hall on Friday 5 April.

Annie A fabulous production of Annie is coming to Hull for one week only direct from London’s West End, starring award-winning actress Anita Dobson as the tyrannical Miss Hannigan.

Set in 1930s New York during The Great Depression, brave young Annie is forced to live a life of misery at Miss Hannigan’s orphanage. Her luck soon changes when she's chosen to spend a fairytale Christmas with famous billionaire, Oliver Warbucks. Meanwhile, spiteful Miss Hannigan has other ideas and hatches a plan to spoil Annie’s search for her true family.

Annie bursts onto the stage at Hull New Theatre from Monday 1 to Saturday 6 April.

Adore Delano

After a very successful appearance at Hull Pride in 2018, Adore Delano returns to Hull with her first ever one-woman show, A Pizza Me. Join Adore as she reveals behind the scenes secrets of life on the road, taking part in American Idol and Drag Race, plus intimate performances of her favourite songs.

Adore Delano will perform at Hull City Hall on Wednesday 17 April, so make sure to grab your tickets while you still can!

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