The words and music of Ian Dury was always going to be a natural fit for Graeae Theatre who put deaf and disabled actors centre stage.
Their musical Reasons To Be Cheerful written by Paul Sirett and based on Dury’s clever wordplay - backed by the musical muscle of long time collaborators the Blockheads - was a smash hit when Graeae debuted it in 2010. Now it’s back on the road coming to West Yorkshire Playhouse until Saturday 14 October.
The Regent Theatre is Stoke-on-Trent’s local commercial theatre that brings huge named shows to our historic area. Most recently it housed ‘Sister Act’ which is the theatres best-selling week-long show. The theatre is built in the cities town centre, Hanley and is placed in the cultural quarter. Which as part of its 18th birthday event was explained how it was brought to life.
Radicalisation is nothing thing as throughout history there have always been men and women prepared to carry our atrocities in the name of their cause and to die for it.
Marching on Embers from radical theatre company Buglight looks at radicalisation through the backdrop of post-Brexit Northern Ireland following two generations of one family, and the actions of the past that haunt their future.
The Play That Goes Wrong, the West End’s Olivier Award winning box office hit, announces a major national tour for 2018, which follows the success of this year’s phenomenal sell-out UK tour. Opening at the Opera House Blackpool for one week only from Tuesday 7th August – Saturday 11th August 2018 as part of a 30-date nationwide tour until October 2018.
The iconic, world-famous Teletubbies, who this year celebrate their 20th anniversary, are coming to the Palace Theatre in Manchester this November to star in their first-ever live theatre show, “Big Hugs,” created especially for the youngest audience.
Believe all ‘ogre’ again! SHREK THE MUSICAL® today announces casting for the major nationwide tour. Following the unprecedented success of the first UK and Ireland tour, the original production team reunites to bring the hit musical to a swamp near you. Opening at Edinburgh Playhouse for the festive season this year from 12th December, the production will then tour throughout the country in 2018.
Paul Blake, Sony/ATV Music Publishing and Mike Bosner in association with Michael Harrison are delighted to announce the national tour of the Olivier, Tony and Grammy award-winning
BEAUTIFUL – THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL will be heading to the Opera House Blackpool from Monday 18th June – Saturday 23rd June 2018.
Prepare for a premiere this autumn as Manchester’s acclaimed Hope Mill Theatre hosts the first production of Broadway musical Little Women seen in Europe.
Home grown talent RashDash and Daniel Bye join the bill for West Yorkshire Playhouse's Furnace Festival 2017 showcasing new work and works in progress.
RashDash started life working in space provided down at Quarry Bank and are back with their Edinburgh hit Two Man Show. Playhouse regular Bye offers Instructions for Border Crossing looking at the impact of surveillance and tracking in these troubled times.
Prepare to be moved by the beauty of music when St Bride’s Church hosts An Evening of Opera this autumn.
The historic Percy Street church will be alive with duets and arias from some of the world’s best-loved operas during the fundraising event on Friday 20th October.
Two works new to English National Ballet’s repertoire, Sir Kenneth MacMillan’s masterwork, Song of the Earth and August Bournonville’s La Sylphide recreated by Frank Andersen and Eva Kloborg, will be performed at the Manchester Palace Theatre from Wednesday 11th – Saturday 14th October.
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