Evening events, Theatre

2,976 events

Sorted by popularity / date & time

Rally & Broad

A literary-flavoured cabaret night, boasting spoken word, 'live literature', new music and dancing into the wee small hours. Hosted by Jenny Lindsay and Rachel McCrum.

The Bongo Club, Edinburgh

Fri 20 Feb

£5 / 0131 558 8844

Oh Bondage! Up Yours! With Salena Godden, Kirsty Law & Band, Kevin Williamson, Graeme Hawley and Liz Cronin.

Fri 20 Mar

£5 / 0131 558 8844

Dance While The Sky Crashes Down, with RM Hubbert, Alan Bissett, Lynsey May, Elyssa Vulpes and the newly crowned Scottish Slam Champion.

Dreamboats and Miniskirts

  • Written by: Maurice Gran

Musical sequel to Dreamboats And Petticoats written by Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran, which follows an aspiring vocal duo, who must adapt their style to succeed during the advent of the Beatles and the Mersey sound. Featuring the hits 'Twist & Shout', 'Handy Man', 'Pretty Woman' and 'One Fine Day'.

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Mon 9 Mar

£9.75–£44.50

Tue 10 Mar

£10–£44.50

Wed 11 Mar

£10–£44.50

…and 3 more dates until 14 Mar

Embassy Theatre, Skegness

Mon 11 May

£15–£30 / 0845 674 0505

Tue 12 May

£15–£30 / 0845 674 0505

Wed 13 May

£15–£30 / 0845 674 0505

…and 3 more dates until 16 May

Fairfield Halls, Croydon

Mon 13 Apr

Ashcroft Theatre

£23.25–£31.25 / 020 8688 9291

Tue 14 Apr

Ashcroft Theatre

£23.25–£31.25 / 020 8688 9291

Wed 15 Apr

Ashcroft Theatre

£23.25–£31.25 / 020 8688 9291

…and 3 more dates until 18 Apr

Also on at:

…and at 1 other place

Cirque Berserk

A large-scale family circus show with jugglers, acrobats, aerialists, dancers, musicians and stuntmen. Highlights include Hercules the strongman, award-winning clown Tweedy and a hair-raising motorcycle routine from Globe of Death.

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Sat 7 Feb

£28 (£24) / 01892 530613

Sun 8 Feb

£28 (£24) / 01892 530613

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Wed 11 Feb

£17–£23 (£18–£20; Children £16.50 under 16s) / 020 8561 8371

Thu 12 Feb

£17–£23 (£18–£20; Children £16.50 under 16s) / 020 8561 8371

Fri 13 Feb

£17–£23 (£18–£20; Children £16.50 under 16s) / 020 8561 8371

Birmingham Repertory Theatre

Thu 19 Mar

£18.50–£30 / 0121 236 4455

Fri 20 Mar

£18.50–£30 / 0121 236 4455

Sat 21 Mar

£18.50–£30 / 0121 236 4455

Sun 22 Mar

£18.50–£30 / 0121 236 4455

Also on at:

Filter's Macbeth

Filter’s radical version of The Scottish Play fuses Shakespeare’s thriller with innovative sound and music.

Citizens Theatre, Glasgow

Tue 27 Jan

£12.50 / 0141 429 0022

Wed 28 Jan

£13–£17 (£2; Students £9; Children £9) / 0141 429 0022

Thu 29 Jan

£13–£17 (£2; Students £9; Children £9) / 0141 429 0022

…and 2 more dates until 31 Jan

Sleeping Beauty

A traditional family pantomime based on the famous and ever-popular fairy tale.

Theatr Ffwrnes, Llanelli

Sun 25 Jan

£12 (£10) / 0845 226 3510

back to top

That'll Be the Day

Step back in time with a brand new edition of the popular touring show, and hear rock'n'roll hits from the 50s, 60s and 70s.

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Sat 31 Jan

£24.50 / 01256 844244

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Tue 2 Jun

£23–£40

Baths Hall, Scunthorpe

Thu 30 Apr

£24.50 / 0844 854 2776

Also on at:

…and at 30 other places

Freak Show

A one-man show by Florin Piersic Jr.

Leicester Square Theatre, London WC2H

Sun 25 Jan

£20 ( £12.50) / 0844 873 3433

  • 17:00 Freak Show Leicester Square Theatre, London

The Sooty Show

Sweep, Soo and Richard join the loveable bear to celebrate his birthday party – where things don't seem to be going to plan.

The Hawth, Crawley

Sun 12 Apr

Theatre

£14 (Children £12; £56) / 01293 553636

Hairspray: Ballywillan Drama Group

  • Directed by: Brian Logan

A performance of the blockbuster Broadway musical, a sanitised version of the original story by self-professed filmic purveyor of filth, John Waters.

Riverside Theatre, University Of Ulster, Coleraine

Sun 25 Jan

Phone for prices / 028 7032 3232

Mon 26 Jan

Phone for prices / 028 7032 3232

Tue 27 Jan

Phone for prices / 028 7032 3232

…and 4 more dates until 31 Jan

Moscow City Ballet: Swan Lake

  • Directed by: Natalia Ryzhenko
  • Written by: Natalia Ryzhenko

Tchaikovsky's romantic tragedy about the Prince Siegfried, his love Odette, and the evil spell cast upon them by Von Rothbart and Odile. Directed by Natalia Ryzhenko and Victor Smirnov-Golovanov.

Jersey Opera House

Fri 27 Feb

£29.50–£47.50 ( £27.50–£45.50; £27.50–£45.50) / 01534 511115

Sat 28 Feb

£29.50–£47.50 ( £27.50–£45.50; £27.50–£45.50) / 01534 511115

Opera House, Manchester

Fri 27 Mar

£20–£39.50 / 0844 847 2275

Sat 28 Mar

£20–£39.50 / 0844 847 2275

Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham

Sun 8 Feb

£16.50–£34 / 0115 989 5555

Also on at:

back to top

The Rat Pack Vegas Spectacular Show

The return of the UK's finest Rat Pack tribute night, with classic tunes including 'Under My Skin' and 'Come Fly with Me' and plenty of entertaining between-song patter.

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Sat 11 Apr

£17–£23

Burnley Mechanics

Fri 13 Mar

£20 / 01282 664400

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Fri 6 Nov

£17–£23 / 08441 717620

Also on at:

…and at 15 other places

Dirty Dancin In Le Shebeen

The dust has settled in the estate after the shenanigans of Maggie's last adventure and now she and her buck-eejit sidekick, Big Sally-Ann are planning a birthday party in the Shebeen.

The Burnavon Arts Centre, Cookstown

Sat 7 Feb

£15 / 02886 769949

Down Arts Centre, Downpatrick

Fri 6 Feb

£17 / 028 4461 5283

The Island Arts Centre, Lisburn

Sat 31 Jan

£18 / 028 9250 9509

Also on at:

Love, Loss And Chianti

Christopher Reid's award-winning lyrical narrative, written in response to the death of his wife, articulates beautifully emotions which most of us find hard to express.

Chichester Festival Theatre

Tue 27 Jan

£16–£20; £18–£22 / 01243 781312

Wed 28 Jan

£16–£20; £18–£22 / 01243 781312

Thu 29 Jan

£16–£20; £18–£22 / 01243 781312

…and 2 more dates until 31 Jan

The Faith Healer

Faith Healer Francis Hardy (Frank to many) travels through the small towns of Scotland and Wales, with two objectives in mind – to heal the sick, and to try to find a way home. This play features some classic Irish storytelling theatre from Brian Friel, and has been directed by John Dove, associate artist at the Lyceum.

Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Tue 27 Jan

£15–£29 evening tickets (concession from £10; Matinee £12.50–£25) / 0131 248 4848

Thu 29 Jan

£15–£29 evening tickets (concession from £10; Matinee £12.50–£25) / 0131 248 4848

Fri 30 Jan

£15–£29 evening tickets (concession from £10; Matinee £12.50–£25) / 0131 248 4848

…and 3 more dates until 6 Feb back to top

Jurassic Adventures

Fun family show about dinosaurs and the people that study them.

Buxton Opera House

Sat 14 Mar

£16 (Children £14) / 0845 127 2190

The Castle, Wellingborough

Sat 21 Feb

Phone for prices / 01933 270007

Floral Pavilion Theatre, New Brighton

Sun 22 Feb

£17 (£15; £58) / 0151 666 0000

Also on at:

The 39 Steps

  • Directed by: Maria Aitken
  • Written by: John Buchan (book)

Patrick Barlow's adaptation of John Buchan's spy novel.

Criterion Theatre, London W1V

Mon 26 Jan

£25–£81.25 / 0844 847 1778

Tue 27 Jan

£25–£81.25 / 0844 847 1778

Wed 28 Jan

£25–£81.25 / 0844 847 1778

…and 237 more dates until 31 Oct

Dinosaur Zoo

Dinosaurs aren't extinct! They're just hiding out on the other side of the world. Dinosaur Zoo takes its Jurassic creations on tour with an opportunity for children to get right up close.

Malvern Theatres

Fri 6 Mar

Forum Theatre

£12.50–£15 / 01684 892 277

Real Hoosewives Fae Glasgow

When Barbara from Bearsden finds out that an American TV producer is in town to find 'The Real Hoosewives fae Glasgow' she gets right on the case. Musical featuring 'Girls Just Wanna Have Fun', 'I'm So Excited' and lots more.

Pavilion Theatre, Glasgow

Mon 2 Feb

£15–£18 / 0141 332 1846

Tue 3 Feb

£15–£18 / 0141 332 1846

Wed 4 Feb

£15–£18 / 0141 332 1846

…and 10 more dates until 14 Feb

Walking The Chains

Brunel's Passenger Shed will host a World premiere staging of Walking The Chains, a circus-theatre salute to Bristol's best known and best loved landmark-Clifton Suspension Bridge

The Brunel Passenger Shed, Bristol

Sun 25 Jan

£12–£24 / 0117 925 4980

Jersey Boys

The electrifying true life story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons.

Alhambra Theatre, Bradford

Tue 28 Apr

£19–£54; £21–£59 / 01274 432000

Wed 29 Apr

£19–£54; £21–£59 / 01274 432000

Thu 30 Apr

£19–£54; £21–£59 / 01274 432000

…and 8 more dates until 9 May

Bristol Hippodrome

Tue 26 May

£18–£53.50 / 0844 847 2325

Wed 27 May

£18–£53.50 / 0844 847 2325

Thu 28 May

£18–£53.50 / 0844 847 2325

…and 14 more dates until 13 Jun

Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

Tue 17 Feb

£34.50–£56.50; £34.50–£56.50 concs available / 01702 351135

Wed 18 Feb

£34.50–£56.50; £34.50–£56.50 concs available / 01702 351135

Thu 19 Feb

£34.50–£56.50; £34.50–£56.50 concs available / 01702 351135

…and 8 more dates until 28 Feb

Also on at:

Blood Brothers

  • Written by: Willy Russell

Willy Russell's moving tale about two brothers whose lives are worlds apart.

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Mon 26 Jan

£17.50–£31.50 / 01892 530613

Tue 27 Jan

£17.50–£31.50 / 01892 530613

Wed 28 Jan

£17.50–£31.50 / 01892 530613

…and 3 more dates until 31 Jan

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Mon 23 Feb

£10–£37.50

Tue 24 Feb

£10–£37.50

Wed 25 Feb

£10–£37.50

…and 3 more dates until 28 Feb

Corn Exchange, King's Lynn

Mon 16 Mar

£28; £23; £30.50 (Children £19 under 16s; Children £17 under 16s; Children £20.50 under 16s) / 01553 764864

Tue 17 Mar

£28; £23; £30.50 (Children £19 under 16s; Children £17 under 16s; Children £20.50 under 16s) / 01553 764864

Wed 18 Mar

£28; £23; £30.50 (Children £19 under 16s; Children £17 under 16s; Children £20.50 under 16s) / 01553 764864

…and 3 more dates until 21 Mar

Also on at: