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Ushers: The Front Of House Musical!

  • Directed by: Russell Smith
  • Written by: James Oban (lyrics)

Four theatre ushers are just about to start another front-of-house shift, but all are wondering how the preview of a new jukebox musical will go, if the amorous manager will sack anyone, and how the untrained new member of staff will pan out. Musical comedy by Yiannis Koutsakos and James Oban, from a book written by James…

Charing Cross Theatre, London WC2N

Thu 17 Apr

£11–£11.25 / 08444 930 650

Fri 18 Apr

£11–£11.25 / 08444 930 650

Sat 19 Apr

£11–£11.25 / 08444 930 650

Kitsch Kabaret

Good Friday sees the launch of Kitsch Kabaret, a brand new burlesque review starring Chrys Columbine at London's exclusive Mayfair members club Kitsch.

Kitsch London, W1B

Fri 18 Apr

£50 Sushi & Champagne / 020 7434 2107

  • 21:00 – 23:00

Mafia on Prozac

The Classic City Stage Company Mafia on Prozac is a dark comedy by Edward Allan Baker. On a pier in Rhode Island, two mob hitmen discuss the fate of a man they have been ordered to kill who is currently tied up in a burlap sack. Hilarity ensues as they discuss life, death and everything in between.

theSpace @ Surgeons Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Theatre 3

£4 / 0845 508 8515

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Theatre 3

£4 / 0845 508 8515

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Theatre 3

£8 (£6) / 0845 508 8515

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 9 Aug

Miss Kitty & Miss Babs

A raucous and rude cabaret and burlesque night.

Minskys Show Bar, Cardiff

Sat 3 May

£3 / 029 2023 3128

  • 21:30

Sat 24 May

£3 / 029 2023 3128

  • 21:30

Miss Kitty & Tina Sparkle & Miss Babs

Three saucy drag acts perform cabaret.

Minskys Show Bar, Cardiff

Sat 26 Apr

£3 / 029 2023 3128

  • 21:30
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No Name

Carthage Theatre An original play written by Jeffrey Hatcher, adapted from the novel by Wilkie Collins, directed by Herschel Kruger. A sheltered, well-to-do young Englishwoman and her sister are thrown into poverty overnight by a distant relative who lays claim to their inheritance. Desperate to protect her family, the…

theSpace @ Venue45, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Venue 45

£6 (£5) / 0845 508 8378

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Venue 45

£6 (£5) / 0845 508 8378

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Venue 45

£7 (£6) / 0845 508 8378

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 9 Aug

The Open Couple

A fast-paced marital farce tackling sex, politics, love and relationships.

Three And Ten, Brighton

Mon 19 May

£9.50 (£8; £7.50) / 07786 984900

  • 21:30

Tue 20 May

£9.50 (£8; £7.50) / 07786 984900

  • 21:30

Tue 27 May

£9.50 (£8; £7.50) / 07786 984900

  • 21:30

Wed 28 May

£9.50 (£8; £7.50) / 07786 984900

  • 21:30

Spotlight

A new variety night Spotlight showcases London's greatest talent from West End singers to burlesque artists.

Manbar, London WC2H

Tue 22 Apr

Free / 020 7434 2567

  • 22:00

Tue 29 Apr

Free / 020 7434 2567

  • 22:00

Tue 6 May

Free / 020 7434 2567

  • 22:00
…and 3 more dates until 27 May

Stage And Screen University Of Salford Singers

University of Salford Singers performs a variety of songs from the stage and screen.

Peel Hall, Salford

Tue 6 May

Free

  • 21:00

Sugarkicks

A burlesque show featuring performer Sugar Shane.

Latest Music Bar, Brighton

Fri 6 Jun

£7 / 01273 687171

  • 22:00
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The Temptation of St Anthony

Teatro Cassone in association with Mermaids Saint Anthony is unsatisfied with corrupt existence and decides that retreating into the middle of the desert is definitively the right solution. Sure. In fact, the desert is not so deserted. A multiform assortment of devilish creatures and heretic theologians think it'd be…

theSpace @ Venue45, Edinburgh

Mon 18 Aug

Venue 45

£8 (£6) / 0845 508 8378

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 19 Aug

Venue 45

£8 (£6) / 0845 508 8378

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 20 Aug

Venue 45

£8 (£6) / 0845 508 8378

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 23 Aug

This Is How We Die/All Roads Lead To Rome

Christopher Brett Bailey & Christopher Dobrowolski [Live] Art Club. Bailey's motor-mouthed collage of spoken word and black humour with Dobrowolski's muse on family history, World War II, the fall of Communism and his ancient Triumph Herald.

Norwich Arts Centre

Wed 14 May

£7 / 01603 660352

  • 22:30 – 02:00

Trash Palace

Play about the hangover from an evening at the trash palace. Performed by Strange Town actors ages 16–18. Suitable for ages 12+.

Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh

Fri 13 Jun

£8 (£5) / 0131 629 0292

  • 21:00

Carlton Theatre, Teignmouth

Sat 17 May

Phone for prices / 01626 778991

  • 22:00

Uncensored Life – Closing Night Party

Celebrate John Calder at this festival closing party.

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Sat 19 Apr

Free on presentation of ticket to any Uncensored Life performance / 0131 228 1404

Part of John Calder Festival.

  • 21:30 – 00:00
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When We Are Married: Teignmouth Players

  • Directed by: Jenny Brittan
  • Written by: J B Priestley

Three well-to-do West Yorkshire couples, married on the same day, at the same church, and by the same vicar, join to celebrate 25 years of blissful matrimony. Disaster strikes with the shocking revelation that the vicar who married them wasn't actually licensed.

Carlton Theatre, Teignmouth

Sat 3 May

£10 (Children £6 under 16s) / 01626 778991

  • 22:00

Who Did I Think I Was?

  • Written by: Peter Henderson

Coughing Sheep Productions presents a dark comedy featuring Spitfires, trick cyclists, electric shocks and toilet rolls. Written and performed by Peter Henderson.

Etcetera Theatre, London NW1

Fri 4 Jul

£8 / 020 7482 4857

  • 21:30

Womanz

A high-octane physical comedy by acclaimed Melbourne comedian Tessa Waters with big hair and snappy dance moves.

Etcetera Theatre, London NW1

Wed 30 Apr

£5.50 / 020 7482 4857

  • 21:30

About a Heist

Two Irish gem thieves embark on an audacious heist in this bizarre, dark comedy. Presented by Second Impression.

The Lectern, Brighton

Wed 14 May

£8 (£7) / 01273 685258

Part of Brighton Fringe.

  • 21:00 – 10:00

Thu 15 May

£8 (£7) / 01273 685258

Part of Brighton Fringe.

  • 21:00 – 10:00

Fri 16 May

£8 (£7) / 01273 685258

Part of Brighton Fringe.

  • 21:00 – 10:00

Sat 17 May

£8 (£7) / 01273 685258

Part of Brighton Fringe.

  • 21:00 – 10:00

The Absent Guest: Beyond The Box Theatre

The Absent Guest – an interactive theatrical dining experience like no other. Dear Audience, The lady of the house requests your presence at her annual soire. Please arrive promptly, leave your inhibitions at the door but don't forget your manners. Taken under national touring company Maison Foo's artistic wing, Beyond…

Melton Theatre, Melton Mowbray

Fri 9 May

£5 (£3.50) / 01664 851111

  • 21:00
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The Accrington Pals: Teignmouth Players Productions

  • Written by: Peter Whelan

Accrington was the smallest community in England to raise a full brigade of 'Pals' who volunteered for war service in France. Peter Whelan's epic and deeply humane play dramatises the lives of ordinary people caught up in the maelstrom of history: the men who encountered the brutal reality of life and death in the…

Carlton Theatre, Teignmouth

Sat 14 Jun

Phone for prices / 01626 778991

  • 22:30

Acting Through Song Masterclass With Rosalie Craig: Workshop

Learn how to act through singing for the stage.

St James Theatre, London SW1E

Sat 3 May

£65 / 0844 264 2140

  • 22:30

Adrienne Truscott's Asking for It: A One-Lady Rape About Comedy Starring Her Pussy And Little Else!

A solo performance exploring the rules and rhetoric about rape, resulting in a controversial comedy.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Wed 14 May

Downstairs

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7478 0100

And They Played Shang-a-Lang

Number one hits from the era accompany this tale of growing up in 1970s Edinburgh.

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Wed 13 Aug

The Ballroom

£12 (£10) / 0131 220 4348

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 14 Aug

The Ballroom

£15 (£13) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 15 Aug

The Ballroom

£15 (£13) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 9 more dates until 24 Aug

Android & Headspace

  • Written by: Lindsey Avery

A double bill of contemporary performances written by Lindsey Avery and Rob Johnston.

The King's Arms, Salford

Tue 22 Apr

£5 / 0161 832 3605

  • 21:00
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