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Budding ballet stars from across Halifax take to the stage to showcase the fantastic Babyballet show TWINKLE'S BIG DAY OUT. This fun and enjoyable introduction to the wonderful world of dancing and theatre features all of the Babyballet characters and Babyballet stars.
Bubble Schmeisis is about Nick's experiences in the steam baths of East London with his blind grandfather, featuring cigars, cab drivers and circumcisions...the whole magillah.
Intimate, atmospheric and relaxed, our perennially popular monthly Comedy Cellars are the perfect way to experience stand-up in all its spontaneous, electrifying glory.
Radio 4 sitcom artist Count Arthur Strong, a former variety star who suffers malapropisms, memory loss and a variety of befuddlements and confusions.
Using stories and other things that are secret, Count Arthur Strong, showbiz legend, pays tribute to one of the best musicals he can remember. Uniquely recreating the salient and poignant moments for your enjoyment. Plus something else. Don't miss this amazing event.
The Dinosaur Detectives is a fascinating journey of discovery, fun and conflict surrounding the first fossil finds of Mary Anning, William Buckland and Gideon Mantell. A Historical story about looking for Dinosaur bones... with puppetry combined with projection and shadow theatre create their fascinating world. Remember once upon a time people thought the earth was flat! Once upon a time enormous creatures walked the earth, creatures that became known in Victorian times as Dinosaurs. Children and adults who are into Dinosaurs love this show.
1998 Perrier Award Nominee. Irish comedian.
A satire on the Parliament of the day (or of today!) - fantasy and fact collide in this, one of Gilbert and Sullivan's most popular operettas. Iolanthe, a fairy, has been banished for marrying a mortal. Her son, Strephon is in love with Phyllis a Ward of Court. The entire House of Lords has also fallen for Phyllis but she declines to marry a peer. The fairies persuade their Queen to pardon Iolanthe. She returns and is reunited with her son. The peers and Phyllis misinterpret the scene and believe that Strephon is being unfaithful. The fairies take revenge by sending Strephon to Parliament with astonishing results.
Jasmin Vardimon Company (JVC) is one of Britain's most pioneering physical dance theatre companies, creating work that excites both the eye and the mind by pushing the boundaries of human physicality whilst engaging in universal, contemporary themes that strike an emotional chord. Vardimon's powerful art of story-telling integrates multiple layers of communication - combining dance, movement, video, animation, text and music. Her sharp instincts and keen observations of human behaviour deliver beautifully precise characterisation, powerfully brought to life by her company of versatile dancers. Cast from around the world, each performer brings his/her own unique experience, with dynamic results.
World Premiere. Showcasing Vardimon's uniquely theatrical choreographic and directorial style, Pinocchio will combine physical theatre, quirky characterisation, innovative technologies, text and dance to examine the idea of what it means to be human. With insightful humour, engaging drama and an acute observation of behaviour, Pinocchio will take audiences on a wonderful journey of discovery through the parameters of this timeless and beloved fable.
1420s France - ravaged by war, under occupation from the English, a population divided. 18 year old Joan is a farmer's daughter, a freedom fighter, and just maybe the original drag king? Dressed as a boy, Joan defies convention and leads her county to freedom, but at what cost? 600 years on, in a world where women ?dragging up' as men is distinctly underground, Joan is still ahead of her time. Expect bold new writing combined with a playful and provocative cabaret style in this one-woman show about what it means to stand out, stand up and stand alone.
Two of the British folk scenes most accomplished performers, Kathryn and Sean have graced stages the world over in a number of guises, however, the intimacy and strength of passion shown as a duo, combined with an eclectic repertoire ensures a rare treat for any listener.
Lauren J Dance Academy in Liversedge proudly presents its annual show for 2017. A glittering evening of show-stopping routines sure to make you laugh, cry and take your breath away. Come along and watch children aged two years through to adults perform their impressive routines. Guaranteed to get your hands clapping and feet tapping.
The scene is set - a respectable garden party at Lord and Lady Cava's residence, The Cavary. Respectable that is until one of the party is found dead, murdered. The garden party is thrown into disarray, the sardonic Inspector Back arrives to investigate and the twists and turns of a whodunit both puzzle and entertain alongside dangerous amounts of humour. Can you solve the mystery?
The LBT presents an evening of spoken word, acoustic music and performance enjoyed in a relaxed setting over a cup of coffee or glass of wine. Open mic slots available.
Reginald D Hunter's work is often brutally honest, frequently controversial but always meticulously measured and thought out. He is one of the few performers to have been nominated for the highly coveted main Perrier Award in three consecutive years and has become a well-known face on primetime television shows such as Live At The Apollo and QI and is a frequent guest on Have I Got News For You.
Bookends sold out the Arts Centre last year and the demand for tickets was so great that we are bringing them back for a two-night run. Their moving and powerful live show takes a chronological journey through the friendship and career of Simon & Garfunkel. The show will feature The Sound of Silence and their own arrangement of Bridge Over Troubled Water, along with other classics from the duo's huge and timeless repertoire.
Four different versions of this play are chosen on the toss of a coin. Alan Ayckbourn's ingenious and inventive comedy tells of two sisters, Dorcas and Abigail, and how the choices they make in life affect both themselves and those around them.
It's all aboard the sensational soul train show of the year, embarking from soul's heady Sixties origins steaming, non-stop, through to the present day...via everyone's favourite Seventies and Eighties dance classics.
Brand-new from the producers of Magic of Motown. . . it's the smash-hit, Stateside spectacular featuring more soul classics than any other production.
Charity Hope Valentine - with her heart not only on her sleeve but tattooed on her arm - is a New York dance hostess at the Fandango Ballroom. She's a disaster zone when it comes to relationships - first she gets involved with an Italian movie star, quickly followed by the charming Oscar Lindquist who asks Charity to be his wife. But things are not quite as straight forward as they many seem.... Includes "Hey Big Spender", "If My Friends Could See Me Now" and "Rhythm of Life".
Set in a bar in a remote part of Ireland, the local lads are swapping spooky stories to impress an attractive young woman, Valerie, recently arrived from Dublin. What begins as a simple visit to the local pub soon turns out to be an evening of both funny and spellbinding stories, until the final tale takes a strange and unexpected twist...Hailed as the best new play of the nineties, when The Weir premiered at the Ambassadors Theatre, London in 1997, it won McPherson the Evening Standard ‘Most Promising Playwright Award, and in 1999 it won the prestigious Olivier Award for ‘Best New Play .