Fredericia is proud to be the hometown of one of the country's best and most prestigious theaters.
Since 2011, the theater has exclusively set up musicals that have never before been professionally played in Denmark. Most of the musicals are either European or World Premiere performances. In addition, the theater is also presenting a wide range of events such as concerts, stand-up comedy and touring theater performances.
Fredericia Theater will demystify "new" performances and show what can be achieved within the musical genre. Musicals are for everyone - even for those who are not fond of musical genre. The theater's creative ambitions and innovative approaches have not only resulted in an impressive number of reviewer stars and audiences, but also made Fredericia Theater a recognized player both nationally and internationally.
Fredericia Theater is among other things known for its setup of Disney's Aladdin, which was later on also performed at the Opera in Copenhagen, and for Disney's The Little Mermaid. In 2015 they had a great success with The Shu-bi-dua Musical, which was also set up at Østre Gasværk and Musikhuset in Aarhus.
In 2016, the theater's success reached new heights with another Disney performance, namely The Musical, The Hunchback of Notre Dame. During the summer of 2017, The Hunchback of Notre Dame played at The Royal Theater in Copenhagen.
In 2017 the theater received a total of 3 Reumert nominations and victories for the musical, The Hunchback of Notre Dame. The show was by far the most praised ever in Denmark with more than 25 x 6 stars.
The latest news is that Fredericia Theater has now also exported the set-up of The Hunchback of Notre Dame to Sweden.
In addition, in 2017 Fredericia Theater has set up: The Musical Lizzie - (which was also moved to London), Douglas, Legendale and September's premiere of the magnificent performance of The Seebach Musical. The number of tickets sold for this musical exceed the theater's own record of ticket sales.
Shortly after the premiere, the playing time was extended several times. In October, the theater announced a ticket sale of more than 100,000 sold in Fredericia. In 2018, the musical will be set up in Aarhus and Copenhagen.
In the spring of 2018, Fredericia Theater has world premiere on the musical composition of Dreamworks' Oscar-nominated cartoon The Prince of Egypt. The performance will be played in both Danish and English.
Recently it has been announced that Fredericia Theater in 2018 will be performing another Disney production, namely Tarzan.