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Barnum TAOS Musical Theatre

Tue 26 Apr - Sun 1 May

Roll up! Roll up! TAOS is bringing the Circus to Town!

Expect a magnificent feast of colour, action and song from Taunton’s most established, multi-award winning musical theatre company for…

No one ever made a difference by being like everyone else.’


Barnum the musical was created by Mark Bramble, with lyrics by Michael Stewart, and music by Cy Coleman. It is based on the life of showman P. T. Barnum and combines musical theatre with the colourful and mesmerising spectacle of the circus. Stand out songs include There’s a Sucker Born Ev’ry Minute, The Colours of my Life and One Brick at a Time. During its Broadway run, starring Jim Dale and Glen Close, Barnum won 3 coveted Tony Awards, and whilst in the West End the musical drew wide acclaim, with star Michael Crawford receiving the Laurence Olivier Award for ‘Best Actor in a Musical’.

Buy your tickets now for…

‘If you hesitate, some bolder hand will stretch out before you and get the prize.’



Tue 26 Apr, 7:30pmWed 27 Apr, 7:30pmThu 28 Apr, 7:30pmFri 29 Apr, 7:30pmSat 30 Apr, 2:00pmSat 30 Apr, 7:30pmSun 1 May, 1:00pmSun 1 May, 5:30pm

  • TICKETS: Standard £16 | Child (under 16s) £12
  • TICKET OFFERS: Opening Night (Tue 26 Apr): Standard £15 | Child (under 16s) £12
  • SHOW DURATION: 2 hours 15 minutes
  • ACCESS: Please ring the Box Office (01823 414141) if you have access requirements or to book wheelchair seats as this booking facility is not available online.