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Only those blessed with an extraordinary ability and love of language qualify for the Putnam County Spelling Bee. But there can only be one winner and with a place in the national final at stake, emotions run high, hopes are quashed and dreams are broken. Dust off your dictionary and prepare yourselves for the spelling challenge of a lifetime in William Finn and Rachel Sheinkin’s hilarious Tony Award-winning musical. This riotous musical comedy is guaranteed to have you cachinnating (use it in a sentence, request a definition?).
The Pantomime story of Aladdin and the magic lamp. Widow Twankey, her no-good son Wishee Washee and the Chinese laundry usually provide the slapstick.
Three chilling tales. Two ghostly performers. One thrilling night. Legend has it that many years ago a book of terrifying tales was found. Now, you are invited to discover the secrets of The Book of Darkness & Light?if you dare. Join The Storyteller and The Musician for an evening of spine-tingling tales and haunting live music. Three ghost stories for Christmas to delight and horrify, accompanied by the beautiful sounds of the violin. Be thrilled, chilled and thoroughly entertained by this charming storytelling experience. But, be warned, once the pages of the book are opened?anything could happen.
The Book of Darkness & Light is part of our ?Other Rooms' strand. 13 pop-up films & plays across Halifax.
One of the foremost female impersonators in Europe, Ceri Dupree can be anyone from Marilyn to Madonna, Shirley Bassey to Barbara Cartland, Tina Turner to Margaret Thatcher. He is also an actor, singer and stand-up comic par excellence.
The FAAAAAAABULOUS Ceri Dupree is back on the road with his One Man, 21 woman show. Presenting a glamorous evening of hysterical comedy, amazing vocal impersonations and jaw dropping, eye popping costumes. You could meet Adele, Cher, Joan Collins, Lady Ga Ga, Bjork, Shirley Bassey, Camilla and even the Queen! Ceri brings them all lovingly to life with a touch of Las Vegas class rarely seen in the UK today.
Last Tango in Little Grimley - Membership of the local amateur dramatic society has dwindled to four and the audiences aren't much bigger. If they don't come up with some rent money soon, they're going to be thrown out. Time for dramatic action. "There's only one thing that sells tickets these days" argues the Chairwoman. "Sex!" But how will the locals react to the promise of a sizzling sex comedy? All is revealed in this hilarious play and thus begins the chaotic build-up to an evening of extraordinary home-grown drama - an evening the locals would never forget! A Jolly Sinister Jape - A pastiche 1920s' thriller with a plot that defies description. This is Famous Five fun for adults as Stubby, Ophelia, Biffy and Fatty find themselves trapped in a mysterious house during a thunderstorm. Is this someone's idea of a jape? Or is something far more sinister going on? All is revealed in this madcap comedy set in the Roaring Twenties. It's fast and furious with a liberal sprinkling of hilarious period slang, along with mystery and thrills. Last Panto in Little Grimby - Sequel to Last Tango in Little Grimley, Last Panto in Little Grimley features the same incompetent characters. The society members tackle the Christmas Pantomime with predictable riotous results. It's Dick Whittington...but not as you know it!
A combination of tribute acts to seventies pop.
Derek Acorah is a full time professional Spirit Medium who lives near Southport. His first supernatural experiences came as a child when the spirit of his late grandfather visited him. When the young Derek told his grandmother about this, she was not surprised, as she herself was a medium. His early career was as a professional footballer with teams such as the legendary Bill Shankly's Liverpool Football Club and the Australian premier league UFC Lion. Derek's psychic powers were always with him throughout his footballing career and on returning from Australia in the early 1980's he became a full time Spirit Medium based in his home city of Liverpool. In recent years Derek Acorah has achieved international success with his television and personal appearances across Europe the Middle East and the United States of America. He was recently in Hollywood, starring in his own show at The Vogue Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard. Derek is also a team member with the International Society of Paranormal Research. For details see their internet site www.ispr.net.
Enjoy an evening of Music with all your favourite melodies performed by The Desford Colliery Band
Fleetwood Mac tribute Band.
Into the Shadows recreate the unique sound The Shadows. The Shadows were at forefront of the way live music was performed in the early sixties. They had 6 number one hits and 16 top ten hits, and were in the charts for a total of 310 weeks. No other instrumental Group has ever achieved such success. Into the Shadows play all The Shadows hits, and perform many of the early Cliff Richard hits from the days when they the Shadows were his backing Group.
As seen on Mock The Week, Derek, Live At The Apollo, and more - Kerry is on tour with her straight talking brand of quick wit and bewilderment. There's loads to get sorted. Be there. She'll do all the talking.
The love story of Katherine and John in and around the mid to late 14th century is one of the most powerful and enduring in English history. Their descendants have been Kings and Queens of Scotland and England, from the Mid 15th century to our own Queen. This is a romantic tale of knights in shining armour, beautiful ladies and most of all - romance.
Capturing the charisma, energy and enthusiasm of the famous four this fully choreographed show features all of their current hits as well as unique renditions of their X Factor performances, mixed with some of todays' top chart hits and features tracks to appeal to all ages and tastes.
It's obvious when there is a spark between two musicians and this collaboration between two classy and versatile singer songwriters is something special. They met when Brooks was making his latest album 'My Turn Now' on which Sally did some guest vocals, there was an instant connection. They have both had a long and varied career which reflects in their repertoire and easy nature of their song writing and music making.
Follows the experiences of the new drama teacher at Whitewall School, Mr Nixon, who is encountering rivalry, cynicism and intimidation - and that's just in the staff room... Meet all the school personalities from the school bully to the eccentric head teacher, and from the sexy games mistress to the grouchy caretaker who, as anyone at school knows, is the real power behind the throne. Sexual encounters, an explosive Christmas party, three students inspired by drama, and the system in which all this operates, are exposed in the piece, which the author, once teacher at a secondary school himself, describes as ...a comedy that illustrates many anxieties in education today. Comedies must primarily be funny; here is a comedy, I think, which is deadly serious This play contains strong language and adult themes, and is not recommended for children or the easily offended.
D'Artagnan and Constance defeat the evil machinations of Cardinal Richelieu as the guillotine blade falls on the hapless bourgeoisie.
The sharply dressed, well-spoken, disparagingly camp son of working class Bromley, Tom Allen embarks on his debut solo tour.
For those with an interest in mediumship, the name of Tony Stockwell will certainly need no introduction. Tony has been working tirelessly for over 20 years to bring forward messages of love from the grave. Tony Stockwell has a special gift. He can communicate with spirits, decipher their messages and share them with those who have lost people dear to them. Now audiences can experience amazing evidence of the continued existence of their loved one and that there s really not death, just life beyond this. Tony s insight into the lives of total strangers is inexplicable and remarkable as they receive fascinating revelations and indisputably evidence from the other side. Nobody can fail to come away untouched by the experience.
Voodoo Room are a stunning "Power Trio". Paying tribute to both Hendrix & Cream they perform a kicking, world-class show in total appreciation of these two massive pioneers in the world of classic blues/rock. These talented musicians have worked with Eric Clapton, Steve Winwood, Duran Duran, Fish and Thunder to name just a few. This is beyond any tribute, it is an incredible, high energy show, delivered in the true spirit of these legendary performers.