Making a Murderer: The Musical

Musicals and Opera

  • Accessibility: May not apply to all performances. You'll find more information about accessibile performances and how to book tickets in the accessibility tab below.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years
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Description

A darkly comic, deeply engaging and emotive musical inspired by the case of Steven Avery. Created by and starring BAFTA award-winning Phil Mealey (The Royle Family, Early Doors) this captivating comedy-drama takes you on an eye-opening journey into the story of a man and his family's fight for freedom that has enthralled people all over the world and helped shine a light on the injustices and failings of a broken system. The shows passion and conviction has captured the hearts of all its supporters. Proud supporters of The Innocence Project.

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General venue access

  • Accessible entry: There is ramp access to the front door. Then level access to front row seats. There are 14 steps if not taking the accessible entrance.
  • Wheelchair access type: Permanent Ramp, Level Access

  • Stairs: 11- 20
    Number of stairs is provided as guidance and is not in addition to any wheelchair access type (lift/ramp etc) stated above.

Each venue can contain several space with different accessibly information. Visit the venue page for full venue accessibility info


How and when to make an access booking

Our access tickets service is available to anyone who:

  • Would like to book specific accessibility services, e.g. a hearing loop, audio description headsets, captioning units, seating in relation to the location of the BSL interpreter
  • Requires extra assistance when at a venue
  • Has specific seating requirements
  • Is a wheelchair user
  • Requires a complimentary personal assistant ticket to attend a performance

Bernadette Smith 3 days ago

Fantastic thought provoking show! Very well presented. Audience engagement before the show was a great added bonus!!

Zara Morley 3 days ago

Very talented cast of 8 (one of whom had stepped in at the last minute although you wouldn’t have known!) - all of whom engaged with the audience before the show even started!
The songs were catchy and well written and a real mix to balance the heavy subject matter - the finale in particular was very powerful. Some excellent characters, really made the time fly by and tell the story well with an appropriate amount of humour thrown in along with using footage from the case itself. Well worth a watch!

Liza Keast 5 days ago

A surprising subject for a musical which combines powerful emotional songs with more satirical numbers. It comes down solidly on the side of the victims of crime and potential miscarriages of justice, while the powers that be are mocked for their ineptitude and self-interest. Powerful performances from a talented cast and an engaging score, with a particularly affecting closing anthem make this definitely worth a visit. (Hopefully it will be developed further into a full-length show as the 1 hour passes very swiftly.)

Mike Shapiro 5 days ago

The show tries to blend two incompatible ideas: sarcastic parody laden with broad cultural stereotypes (people from Wisconsin are hicks, don'tcha know?) and maudlin seriousness. We can't laugh at the jokes because there's actual human suffering and incarceration involved in this recent real-life story. And we can't get on board with the drama, which feels awkward right after the attempts at comedy and razzle-dazzle numbers. The actors are pro grade but their enthusiasm ebbs as soon as the show becomes heavy-handed.

Lauren Thomson 13 days ago

An amazing show full of very talented cast and creative! Didn’t know what to expect but was blown away by the emotion and production of this little gem of a show! Definitely worth checking it out


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British Theatre (3/5 stars) 1 day ago

There is a great sincerity about the piece.

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British Theatre (3/5 stars) 1 day ago

There is a great sincerity about the piece.

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North West End UK (5/5 stars) 7 days ago

Making a Murderer: The Musical is a beautifully crafted, tongue in cheek, satirical show that at its beating heart has a message of hope and social justice.

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Theatre Weekly (3/5 stars) 10 days ago

Though the humour does not always stick to the wall, Making a Murderer: The Musical is an effective case against a broken legal system and a tribute to those who try to clean it up.

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