Discount Broadway Tickets For Everybody’s Talking About Jamie - This Show Is Now Shelved

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie Summary

  • Show Status: Shelved
  • Genre: Musical
  • Everybody’s Talking About Jamie is 1 hour 20 minutes long, including an intermission of 15 minutes
  • 8 Shows per week
  • Show Closes: Open ended

Inspired by a true story, Jamie is sixteen and lives in public housing in the North of England where he doesn’t quite fit in. Supported by his family and friends, Jamie overcomes prejudice and steps out of the darkness, into the bright spotlight as becomes the first-ever sixteen year old drag queen.

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie on Broadway Background

Winner of three of London's WhatsOnStage Awards: Best New Musical, Best Actor in a Musical and Best Supporting Actress in a Musical, Everybody’s Talking About Jamie appeared at the West End's Apollo Theatre in London.

Grass Roots Production at the Sheffield Crucible

The pop-driven musical began with a premiere at the Sheffield Crucible in February 2017. The Sheffield Crucible theatre is located in the industrial part of the North of England.

Following rave reviews and strong box office receipts, the show then transferred to London's West End in October 2017.

Movie Theatre Version and Amazon Movie Version

A filmed stage performance was shown in cinemas worldwide in 2018, and then a different feature film version was developed and released on Amazon Prime Video in 2022.

National UK Tour

With the West End production now closed, in September 2022 the show began a UK tour that travelled to various poorly-served British cities including The Lowry in Salford, Sunderland, Nottingham, Bromley, Cardiff, Brighton, Leeds, Blackpool, Llandudno, Newcastle, Wolverhampton, and Woking.

What's Everybody’s Talking About Jamie Like?

This moving and upbeat musical tells the true story of a young man who overcomes prejudice and homophobia to become a drag queen and ultimately a schoolyard legend.

The moving and uplifting documentary follows the emotional story of teenager Jamie Campbell as he makes a bold step on his difficult journey into adulthood. The film shows Jamie battling prejudice from his community, but also within his own family, while pursuing what he feels is his destiny: becoming a drag queen.

The show is based on the 2011 documentary Jamie: Drag Queen at 16.

Is Everybody’s Talking About Jamie Good for Kids?

The show contains a few swear words, reference to drugs and underage sex, and is deemed unsuitable for children under 14 years of age.

Production Credits

Matt Ryan

Creative Team

Jonathan Butterell
Tom MacRae
Tom MacRae
Dan Gillespie Sells