shows and events...
Acorn Theatre, Worksop: What the Dickens! Show starts at 7.30pm. Young Charles Dickens is a rookie reporter on The Morning Chronicle. Whilst investigating the foggy slums of Ye Olde London Towne, he accidently stumbles on a story that could make his reputation. Tickets are £8, £7 concession.
The Majestic, Retford: Phantom and the Musicals. Show starts at 7.30pm. Barry Walker’s Smackee are pleased to present their award winning production that brings you all the latest and greatest from London’s west end & Broadway in this action packed 2 hour presentation. All the classic greats of yester year and today are included for your enjoyment. From the music of the maestro Andrew Lloyd Webber and Phantom Of The Opera, to the magic of Les Miserable, plus classic greats such as Joseph, Buddy, Calamity Jane, Ghost, Evita, Grease, Mamma Mia, Jesus Christ Superstar, and We Will Rock You. Tickets are £16.50.
The Crossing, Worksop: A Broadway Spectacular. Show starts at 7.30pm. The Derby Concert Band, under their musical director Simon Willis, make their first visit to The Crossing with their programme called A Broadway Spectacular.Tickets are £8, £7 concession, £4 under 16s.
Civic Theatre, Rotherham: An Adult Evening with Billy Pearce. Show starts at 7.30pm. Yorkshire born Billy Pearce emerged from the tough training grounds of the northern club circuit to become one of Britain’s most talented comedians. Billy has performed at various Royal Variety shows, he loves singing, dancing and acting and has appeared on stage in Boogie Nights and in the much loved TV series Heartbeat. He’s is looking forward to returning to Rotherham Civic Theatre yet again to perform his adult show. Tickets are £14.
Nottingham Playhouse: John Shuttleworth. Show starts at 7.30pm. Sony and Perrier nominee and star of TV’s 500 Bus Stops and It’s Nice up North ventures beyond the garden gate to tread the mean streets of Britain and asks which is better: city life or country living? Supermarkets or the village shop? Tickets are £16, £14 concessions.
Crucible, Sheffield: Crucible Writers’ Night. Show starts at 7.45pm. An evening of scratch performances of brand new short plays by local writers, staged by professional actors and directed by our resident directors Jonathan O’Boyle and Jon Pashley. Tickets are £5.
Palace Theatre Mansfield: Hello Dolly. Show starts at 7.30pm. Hello Dolly tells the story of Mrs Dolly Levi’s efforts to marry Horace Vandergelder, the well-known half-a-millionaire who runs the hay and feed store in Yonkers, and send his money circulating among the people like rainwater the way her late husband, Ephraim Levi, taught her. Hello Dolly is an irresistible story of the joy of living, glittering with happy songs, shining with loving scenes, alive with the personality of one of the most fabulous characters on the musical stage...Dolly Gallagher Levi. Tickets are £8.50.
Crucible, Sheffield: A Christmas Carol - The Musical. Show starts at 7.45pm. Following their 2011 sell–out production of West Side Story, Sheffield Teachers Operatic Society present a brand new production of the timeless classic A Christmas Carol. With music by multi Oscar Award–winning composer, Alan Menken, lyrics by Tony Award–winner Lynn Ahrens and originally conceived by Mike Ockrent this breathtaking, magical musical will send shivers up your spine and make your feet tap in equal measure. Tickets are £11 - £20.
Palace Theatre, Mansfield: Magic of the Beatles. Show starts at 7.30pm. Join the magical, musical, 50th Anniversary tour as the world celebrates 50 golden years of The Beatles. This group don’t just sound like the Fab Four, they generate the excitement which made the performances change the world of music forever. Come together for a musical tour that takes audiences from Love me do to Let it be. Tickets are £18.50, £17.50 concessions.
Acorn Theatre, Worksop: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. Runs until Saturday 17th November. Performance at 7.30pm. Tennessee Williams’ Pullitzer Prize-winning play will be brought to life in Worksop, showing a world of hypocrisy, greed and secret passions that threaten to tear apart a wealthy but dysfunctional Mississippi family. The drama unfolds during a family party to celebrate the birthday of patriarch Big Daddy Pollitt who has just returned from a clinic with, apparently, a clean bill of health - he does in fact have cancer. Tickets are £6.