The iconic Disney film “Hocus Pocus” will be presented live in concert for the first time in the UK in October 2022 with a nationwide tour.
The perfect Halloween treat, Hocus Pocus in Concert will feature a screening of the complete film with Emmy®-winning composer John Debney’s musical score performed live to the spooky classic film.
Kicking off at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall on Sunday 23rd October before hitting Manchester, Birmingham, London and finishing up at Nottingham Royal Concert Hall on Friday 28th.
“Hocus Pocus” tells the story of three witches who are accidentally brough back to life in Salem on Halloween night. Known as the Sanderson sisters, they attempt to steal the life essence from the town’s children so they can have eternal life. They are outwitted by a boy, Max Dennison, his young sister, Dani, and his girlfriend, Allison, and aided by a boy, Thackery Binx, who had been changed into a cat for trying to interfere with the witches centuries earlier.
Released on July 16, 1993 and directed by Kenny Ortega, the film stars Bette Midler (Winifred), Sarah Jessica Parker (Sarah), Kathy Najimy (Mary), Omri Katz (Max), Thora Birch (Dani), Vinessa Shaw (Allison).