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Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield

Tue 17 Jun

£10 / 01246 345222

  • 19:00

Wed 18 Jun

£10 / 01246 345222

  • 19:00

Phoenix Theatre School: Intermediate : Workshop

Intermediate drama classes build on the primary skills and begin to look in more detail at how drama is structured, how to approach text and how to build and explore character further.

Rhodes Arts Complex And Bishop's Stortford Museum

Wed 23 Apr

Phone for prices / 01279 651746

  • 19:30 – 20:45

Wed 30 Apr

Phone for prices / 01279 651746

  • 19:30 – 20:45

Wed 7 May

Phone for prices / 01279 651746

  • 19:30 – 20:45
…and 3 more dates until 28 May

Piaf Love Conquers All

Moving On Theatre presents a one-woman show about the life and songs of Edith Piaf. It is a portrayal of the songstress showing her vulnerability, courage, addictions to men, the stage and substances. Laurene Hope performs the part with sensitivity compassion, a strong singing voice and great dramatic and comic timing.

Harrow Arts Centre, Pinner

Sat 14 Jun

£12 (£10) / 020 8428 0124

  • 20:00 – 21:45

Power Games

Shane Shambhu's physical theatre piece fusing contemporary and South Asian dance, telling the story of a wealthy banker whose life is spiralling out of control. The audience votes at the end to determine whether or not he is saved.

Nottingham Playhouse

Thu 8 May

Neville Studio

£9–£11 / 0115 941 9419

  • 20:00

Peepul Centre, Leicester

Wed 21 May

£10 (£8) / 0116 261 6000

Part of Let's Dance International Festival.

Queen's Theatre, Barnstaple

Sat 17 May

£11.50; £6.50 under 25s ( £7.50) / 01271 327357

  • 19:30

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Roleplay

  • Directed by: Dorothy Perkins
  • Written by: Alan Ayckbourne

Alan Ayckbourne's comedy in which Justin and Julie-Ann, hopelessly mismatched in love, are about to introduce their respective parents to each other over dinner when an unexpected guest drops in.

Thwaites Empire Theatre, Blackburn

Wed 30 Apr

£9 / 01254 685500

  • 19:30

Thu 1 May

£9 / 01254 685500

  • 19:30

Fri 2 May

£9 / 01254 685500

  • 19:30

Sat 3 May

£9 / 01254 685500

  • 19:30
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Romeo And Juliet

  • Written by: William Shakespeare

The all-male cast of the Lord Chamberlain's Men Theatre Company presents Shakespeare's romantic tragedy.

Bentley Wildfowl & Motor Museum, Lewes

Sun 22 Jun

£15 (Children £10) / 01825 840573

  • 17:00

Cardiff Castle

Fri 4 Jul

£16; £9 adv (Children £11) / 029 2087 8100

  • 19:30

Sat 5 Jul

£16; £9 adv (Children £11) / 029 2087 8100

  • 19:30

Galeri Caernarfon

Thu 24 Jul

£14.50 (Children £7.50) / 01286 685222

  • 19:30

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Romeo And Juliet

The Chamberlain's Men present a unique performance of Shakespeare's famous tragedy in an open-air setting.

National Trust: Coughton Court, Alcester

Fri 18 Jul

£15 adv booking is essential (Children £8 adv booking is essential; £38 adv booking is essential) / 01789 400777

  • 19:30 – 22:30

Romeo and Juliet

Shakespeare's classic tale presented by Bowler Crab Productions. Grounds open at 6pm.

Half House Farm, Three Oaks

Wed 23 Apr

£12.50

  • 19:00 – 22:00

Thu 24 Apr

£12.50

  • 19:00 – 22:00

Fri 25 Apr

£12.50

  • 19:00 – 22:00

Sat 26 Apr

£12.50

  • 19:00 – 22:00

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

Musical based on the 1954 film.

New Victoria Theatre, Woking

Wed 23 Apr

£10–£44.50 / 0844 871 7645

Thu 24 Apr

£10–£44.50 / 0844 871 7645

Fri 25 Apr

£10–£44.50 / 0844 871 7645

Sat 26 Apr

£10–£44.50 / 0844 871 7645

Regent Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent

Mon 5 May

£10–£35 / 0844 871 7649

Tue 6 May

£10–£35 / 0844 871 7649

Wed 7 May

£10–£35 / 0844 871 7649

…and 3 more dates until 10 May

Richmond Theatre

Mon 28 Apr

£16–£36 / 0870 060 6651

Tue 29 Apr

£16–£36 / 0870 060 6651

Wed 30 Apr

£16–£36 / 0870 060 6651

…and 3 more dates until 3 May

Sister Act: The Musical: Portrush Music Society

Musical comedy about a gangster's moll who seeks refuge in a convent.

Riverside Theatre, University Of Ulster, Coleraine

Fri 25 Apr

£12.50–£20 / 028 7032 3232

  • 20:00

Tue 29 Apr

£12.50–£20 / 028 7032 3232

  • 20:00

Wed 30 Apr

£12.50–£20 / 028 7032 3232

  • 20:00
…and 3 more dates until 3 May

Stevie

Zoe Wanamaker plays the title role in Stevie, an award-winning play about the celebrated English poet and novelist Stevie Smith.

Chichester Festival Theatre

Thu 24 Apr

£24–£33; £8.50 Age 16-25; £18–£22 preview / 01243 781312

  • 19:45 – 22:00

Fri 25 Apr

£24–£33; £8.50 Age 16-25; £18–£22 preview / 01243 781312

  • 19:45 – 22:00

Sat 26 Apr

£24–£33; £8.50 Age 16-25; £18–£22 preview / 01243 781312

  • 19:45 – 22:00
…and 24 more dates until 24 May

A Streetcar Named Desire

  • Directed by: Benedict Andrews
  • Written by: Tennessee Williams

Blanche DuBois arrives to stay with her sister Stella and her husband, Stanley, after being evicted from her own home. The insecure ageing Southern belle soon clashes with the earthy Stanley, with sexual tension reaching boiling point. Tennessee Williams' 1947 play, features Gillian Anderson as Blanche, and is directed by…

Young Vic, London SE1

Wed 23 Jul

Main House

£10 preview; £19.50 preview; £10–£35 / 020 7922 2922

  • 19:30

Thu 24 Jul

Main House

£10 preview; £19.50 preview; £10–£35 / 020 7922 2922

  • 19:30

Fri 25 Jul

Main House

£10 preview; £19.50 preview; £10–£35 / 020 7922 2922

  • 19:30
…and 37 more dates until 6 Sep

The Tempest

The Pantaloons present a unique performance of Shakespeare's famous fantastic tale in an open-air setting.

National Trust: Coughton Court, Alcester

Fri 22 Aug

£15 adv booking essential (Children £8 adv booking essential; £38 adv booking essential) / 01789 400777

  • 19:30 – 22:30

National Trust: Montacute House

Sat 23 Aug

£13 adv booking essential (Children £7 adv booking essential) / 01935 823289

  • 19:30 – 21:45

National Trust: Washington Old Hall

Thu 14 Aug

£10 adv booking essential / 0191 416 6879

  • 19:00 – 21:30

The Tempest: ACT

  • Written by: William Shakespeare

For years Duke Prospero, stranded on a lonely island, has been brooding vengeance on the traitors who robbed him of his dukedom, leaving him and his infant daughter to die at sea. In this strange and lyrical play Shakespeare explores themes of revenge, magic and redemption.

Bradford Cathedral

Thu 24 Jul

£9 (£7) / 01274 777720

  • 19:15

Fri 25 Jul

£9 (£7) / 01274 777720

  • 19:15

Sat 26 Jul

£9 (£7) / 01274 777720

  • 19:15
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Thriller Live

  • Written by: Adrian Grant

A spectacular concert created to celebrate the career of Michael Jackson, taking you on a visual, audio and electrifying journey through the magic of Michael's 30-year musical history.

Pavilion Theatre, Bournemouth

Thu 19 Jun

£19–£28 adv booking required; £23.50–£31 adv booking required (£17–£29 adv booking required; £17–£29 adv booking required) / 0844 576 3000

  • 19:30

Fri 20 Jun

£19–£28 adv booking required; £23.50–£31 adv booking required (£17–£29 adv booking required; £17–£29 adv booking required) / 0844 576 3000

  • 19:30

Sat 21 Jun

£19–£28 adv booking required; £23.50–£31 adv booking required (£17–£29 adv booking required; £17–£29 adv booking required) / 0844 576 3000

  • 20:00

Theatre Royal, Plymouth

Mon 30 Jun

The Lyric

£11–£33.50 / 01752 267222

  • 19:30

Tue 1 Jul

The Lyric

£11–£33.50 / 01752 267222

  • 19:30

Wed 2 Jul

The Lyric

£11–£33.50 / 01752 267222

  • 19:30
…and 3 more dates until 5 Jul

Theatre Royal, Newcastle upon Tyne

Mon 23 Jun

£12–£15 / 0844 811 2121

  • 19:30

Tue 24 Jun

£12–£15 / 0844 811 2121

  • 19:30

Wed 25 Jun

£12–£15 / 0844 811 2121

  • 19:30
…and 3 more dates until 28 Jun

Venice Preserv'd

  • Directed by: Charlotte Westenra
  • Written by: Thomas Otway

A world full of carnival, love and intrigue is the setting for Thomas Otway's Restoration comedy, in which a group of revolutionaries try to overthrow the corrupt Venetian senate. Presented as immersive theatre, by The Spectators' Guild, the promenade piece stars Ashley Zhangazha as Jaffier.

Paynes and Borthwick Wharf, London SE8

Thu 24 Apr

£20 preview; £30 including return boat trip from Cutty Sark; £35; £45 including boat trip; £10 Promenade ticket

  • 19:30

Fri 25 Apr

£20 preview; £30 including return boat trip from Cutty Sark; £35; £45 including boat trip; £10 Promenade ticket

  • 19:30

Sat 26 Apr

£20 preview; £30 including return boat trip from Cutty Sark; £35; £45 including boat trip; £10 Promenade ticket

  • 19:30
…and 30 more dates until 7 Jun

Violet

Set in 1963 in the American deep south during the early days of the Civil Rights movement, Violet follows the growth and enlightenment of a bitter young woman accidentally scarred by her father.

St Bride Foundation, London EC4Y

Wed 23 Apr

£16 / 020 7353 3331

  • 19:30

The Wizard Of Oz

A performance based on L. Frank Baum's famous tale of Dorothy's adventures along the yellowbrick road.

Pavilion Theatre, Rhyl

Wed 23 Apr

£10 ( £25.50–£30) / 01745 330000

  • 19:00

Write Here Right Now

Weds Apr 09 to Fri May 02, The Chronic Love Foundation [CLF].

The Bussey Building/CLF Art Cafe, London SE15

Wed 23 Apr

£5; £3 adv / 020 7732 5275

  • 19:30 – 05:00

Thu 24 Apr

£5; £3 adv / 020 7732 5275

  • 19:30 – 05:00

Fri 25 Apr

£5; £3 adv / 020 7732 5275

  • 19:30 – 05:00
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Yama/Kingdom

Two compelling world premieres from international choreographers performed by Scottish Dance Theatre's exceptional dancers. Expect passion, energy and boundary-pushing dance.

Tramway, Glasgow

Fri 2 May

£15 (£10) / 0845 330 3501

Sat 3 May

£15 (£10) / 0845 330 3501

50 Shades of Red, White and Blue

The story of lovable Maggie Muff and her search for love, featuring laugh-out-loud characters such as big Sally Ann, Sinead the Greener and of course, the mysterious Mr Red White and Blue himself.

The Braid: Ballymena Town Hall, Museum and Arts Centre

Tue 2 Sep

£15 / 028 2565 7161

  • 20:00

Wed 3 Sep

£15 / 028 2565 7161

  • 20:00

The Burnavon Arts Centre, Cookstown

Thu 4 Sep

£15 / 02886 769949

  • 20:00

Grand Opera House, Belfast

Mon 25 Aug

£22.50–£24.50 / 028 9024 0411

  • 19:30

Tue 26 Aug

£22.50–£24.50 / 028 9024 0411

  • 19:30

Wed 27 Aug

£22.50–£24.50 / 028 9024 0411

  • 19:30
…and 3 more dates until 30 Aug

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Acqua Alta

Nonsuch Theatre in association with Create Theatre presents a religious satire in which Noah's Ark is re-imagined as the world's largest luxury cruise ship, complete with floating menagerie.

Create Theatre, Vision West, Nottinghamshire College, Mansfield

Sat 10 May

£11 (£9) / 01623 413363

  • 19:30

Act Your Age

  • Written by: Christopher Wortley

A musical farce with lots of doors, windows, celebrities and mistaken identities, all set to upbeat music that will get you humming and laughing along.

Shinfield Players Theatre, Reading

Fri 25 Apr

£16 (£10; Children £6) / 0118 926 7135

  • 19:45

Sat 26 Apr

£16 (£10; Children £6) / 0118 926 7135

  • 19:45

Thu 1 May

£16 (£10; Children £6) / 0118 926 7135

  • 19:45
…and 2 more dates until 3 May

The Adventures of Robin Hood

Leave your piggy bank safe at home as Visible Fictions give their take on the classic tale.

Carnegie Hall, Dunfermline

Tue 29 Apr

£7 (£5) / 01383 602302

  • 19:00

The Lemon Tree, Aberdeen

Sat 26 Apr

£8.25 / 01224 642230

  • 19:00

Platform, Glasgow

Mon 28 Apr

£8 (£3.50–£4.50) / 0141 276 9696

  • 19:00
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