Directly across from the Union Terrace Gardens in north east Scotland, His Majesty’s Theatre is located in Aberdeen Scotland. Since its opening in 1906, it has remained one of the finest auditoriums in the UK. It was refurbished in 1999 by Trevor Smith who is an award winning Architect. Today the theatre is home to some of the world’s best productions ranging from dance, drama, and musicals. Every one of the 1470 seats will give you a bird’s eye view of the stage, and if you are staying at one of the hotels in Aberdeen, a night at the theatre should not be missed.
One of the most popular musicals, which play’s at His Majesty’s in April, is I Dreamed A Dream. It will make you cry and laugh, as you are taken through the life and times of Susan Boyle who makes a guest appearance in the show. Order your tickets now as the show is expected to sell out.
The Rambert Dance Company is returning to HMT for the 2012 tour of Seven for a secret. Touted as one of the best dancing troupes in the UK, the program is two hours and fifteen minutes of British dance that is presented in a stylish and intelligent way.
If you like comedy, you will not want to miss Fascinating Aida. This is the first season since 2003, and if you want to see this award winning performance book your tickets now, as it is sure to sell out quickly.
An Appointment with the Wicker Man is a dramatic mystery that will not disappoint. Based on the original motion picture, the National Theatre Company of Scotland is a masterpiece like no other. Every performance is delivered with a macabre sense of humour.
Legally Blonde The Musical is coming to HMT and is an international award winning show that should not be missed. You will be drawn into the story of Elle Woods as she and her furry friend Bruiser decide to follow her ex-boyfriend to Harvard. Critics proclaim that the musical is right up there with Hairspray and Mamma Mia.
Abba Fans are going to want to get tickets now for Sing-Along-Abba. You will be transported back to the 1970’s as you sing along with the live performers. You and your friends will receive a party bag, and there is even a Dancing Queen competition. Even if you do not remember the lyrics, they are presented on a big screen so everyone can get in on the act. Fancy dress is not mandatory, but it is highly recommended.
Start making plans for your trip to Scotland, and be sure and take a look at everything that HMT has to offer, as there are plenty of hotels in Aberdeen that are close to all of the action.