Same Same…But Different is a new family show, mixing Kathak, Contemporary and Street dance, live music and physical storytelling, to create a playful and colourful world, exploring our curiosities and fears, the times we feel different and when we belong.
Inspired by the well-known Anglo-Asian phrase ‘same, same…but different’, meaning “Yes, something kind of similar, but not the exact same thing”, our 3 dancer-musicians conjure a magical atmosphere where we celebrate our individuality, diversity and the bonds which connect us all.
Same Same…But Different has been made working in collaboration with a number of primary schools in Birmingham and London and the children’s creative ideas and lived experiences of being different and belonging have been brought into the show.
The project brings together two leading British female artists: Sonia Sabri, Artistic Director of Sonia Sabri Company (SSCo), and Sue Buckmaster, Artistic Director of Theatre Rites, showcasing a powerhouse of dance theatre for all the family.
Same Same…But Different is commissioned by Birmingham Hippodrome and The Place, with support from Birmingham Royal Ballet.
The Patrick Studio is easily accessible from our Thorp St entrance or from Level 3 inside the theatre.
Please note: Transaction charges do not apply to bookings for Patrick Centre shows.
We offer a range of discounts and concessions to enable everyone to enjoy an affordable visit to Birmingham Hippodrome. For further queries on the information below please contact Ticket Sales on 0844 338 5000†.
Up to 3 children with 1 adult or 2 adults and 2 children for £30, available on all performances. Not available to buy online. Please call Ticket Sales on 0844 338 5000 (calls cost 4.5p per min plus access charge) or visit the Box Office in person to book.
SCHOOLS & YOUTH GROUPS
Parties of 10 or more pay £7 per ticket plus 1 teacher goes FREE for every 10 tickets purchased
Schools Performance – Tue 26 Feb 10.30am
Call the Schools Hotline on 0844 338 7000 for more information and to book now
CLICK HERE for further information on School Bookings
CONCESSIONS FOR UNDER 18s and STUDENTS
CONCESSIONS FOR OVER 60s, CLAIMANTS and PASSPORT TO LEISURE
CONCESSIONS FOR PATRONS WITH DISABILITIES
2-for-1 for disabled patrons who require the service/support of a companion.
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TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Discounts and Concessions are offered subject to availability at the discretion of the Information and Sales Manager. Top three price bands only, unless otherwise stated. Restrictions may apply. Only one discount per ticket may apply, unless otherwise stated. Offers are non retrospective and cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Valid ID must be presented where applicable. Additional discounts may be offered from time to time.
Relaxed Performances – Sat 23 Feb 11am & Tue 26 Feb 1pm
Specially adapted performances designed to create a more calming atmosphere for audience members with an Autism Spectrum Condition, sensory and communication disorders or a learning disability. We encourage family groups, schools and community organisations who would feel safer in a more intimate setting. Find out more about our Relaxed Performances.
To book, please call Ticket Sales on 0844 338 5000 as this performance cannot be booked online.