Before 12pm, Theatre

226 events

Sorted by popularity / date & time

Musical Theatre Craft

A chance to explore the world of musical theatre, with workshops in singing, dancing and costumes. Ages 8–14.

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Thu 29 May

Second Space

£25

Mon 25 Aug

Second Space

£125

Musical Theatre Summer School

Ten fun-filled days of singing, dancing, performing and being creative with the Royal Conservatoire's Musical Theatre team. At the end of the course, students put on a performance for an invited audience. Ages 15–17.

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Glasgow

Mon 30 Jun

£465 for full course / 0141 332 5057

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Tue 1 Jul

£465 for full course / 0141 332 5057

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Wed 2 Jul

£465 for full course / 0141 332 5057

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 9 more dates until 11 Jul

Musical Theatre Summer School

Musical theatre summer school – leading up to a performance – for ages 12–14.

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Glasgow

Mon 14 Jul

£225 for full course / 0141 332 5057

Please note: This course runs 14–18 Jul 2014.

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Tue 15 Jul

£225 for full course / 0141 332 5057

Please note: This course runs 14–18 Jul 2014.

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Wed 16 Jul

£225 for full course / 0141 332 5057

Please note: This course runs 14–18 Jul 2014.

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 2 more dates until 18 Jul

My City

The story of two lost souls, Soledad and Eibhleann, who cannot speak the same language and so tell each other fantastical, inspirational stories using simply their own bodies, music and any object which they can find.

Out of the Blue Drill Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 25 Apr

£6 (Children £4) / 0131 555 7101

  • 11:00 – 11:50

O Snap

Arch 8 Dance Group (Netherlands) present a dance performance about finding your own identity in an overloaded world. Ages 12+.

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Tue 6 May

£10 (Family £8 each) / 0131 228 1404

Tickets on sale Mar 17. Part of Imaginate Festival.

  • 10:30
back to top

Odin Teatret Residency

Master classes, work demonstrations and film screenings from renowned and ground-breaking company Odin Teatret.

Central School Of Speech And Drama, The Embassy Theatre, London NW3

Tue 22 Apr

£5–£20 / 020 7722 8183

  • 09:00 – 17:00

Wed 23 Apr

£5–£20 / 020 7722 8183

  • 09:00 – 17:00

Thu 24 Apr

£5–£20 / 020 7722 8183

  • 09:00 – 17:00
…and 2 more dates until 26 Apr

Of Mice And Men: All & Sundry CIC

  • Directed by: Andrew Corcoran
  • Written by: John Steinbeck

An amateur adaptation of John Steinbeck's powerful drama set amidst the gloom of the American depression and featuring two best friends George and Lenny.

The Crescent Theatre, Birmingham

Thu 2 Oct

£15 (£10) / 0121 643 5858

  • 10:00

Fri 3 Oct

£15 (£10) / 0121 643 5858

  • 10:00

Paint A Miniature Tea Set

Learn to paint a miniature tea set.

This Art Of Mine, Maidstone

Thu 21 Aug

£38 / 01622 735312

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Paint A Miniature Tea Set

Design and decorate a tea set using various tools.

This Art Of Mine, Maidstone

Wed 20 Aug

£38 / 01622 735312

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Peg Loom Bag Making

Learn the art of peg loom weaving using a variety of colourful and fluffy wools. Make a shoulder bag on a peg loom and we will teach you how to finger knit the strap. Bring a packed lunch.

This Art Of Mine, Maidstone

Mon 28 Jul

£38 / 01622 735312

  • 10:00 – 16:00
back to top

Penblwydd Peonus Pete (Over 6s)

  • Written by: Gary Owen

A sparkling and biting Welsh language comedy with an outrageous look at family dynamics by the acclaimed playwright Gary Owen.

Galeri Caernarfon

Mon 23 Jun

£8 / 01286 685222

  • 11:30

Perform: Workshop

Children can take part in drama, dancing and singing sessions. Ages 4–8.

St Andrew’s Church, Chippenham

Sat 26 Apr

£149 for 10 weekly sessions / 0845 400 4000

  • 09:30 – 12:30

Sat 3 May

£149 for 10 weekly sessions / 0845 400 4000

  • 09:30 – 12:30

Sat 10 May

£149 for 10 weekly sessions / 0845 400 4000

  • 09:30 – 12:30
…and 9 more dates until 12 Jul

Pinocchio: Inside The Belly Of The Whale: Workshop (Over 4s)

A post-show exploration of the story and untold tales from inside the whale.

West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds

Fri 30 May

Priestley Room

Children £4 / 0113 213 7700

  • 11:15

The Playwright's Craft: Workshop

Through a range of written exercises and group discussions you will learn the basic principles of writing a play -with attention paid to structure, dramatic action, characterisation and dialogue.

Victoria & Albert Museum, London SW7

Sat 17 May

Design Studio, Sackler Centre

£126 (£101) / 020 7942 2000

  • 10:30 – 16:30

Sun 18 May

Design Studio, Sackler Centre

£126 (£101) / 020 7942 2000

  • 10:30 – 16:30

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.

Studio 79, Leicester

Tue 20 May

£10 (£8; Students £8) / 01162 517570

Pre show workshop: Learn about Altered Skin's fusion of South Asian dance with physical theatre and the real life events which influenced the creation of Power Games. Part of Let's Dance International Festival.

  • 11:00 – 12:30
back to top

Primetime

Primetime is a series of brilliantly imaginative new short plays written by primary school children aged 8 to 11.

The Royal Court Theatre, London SW1W

Fri 30 May

£10 (Children £5) / 020 7565 5000

  • 11:00 – 12:00

Sat 31 May

£10 (Children £5) / 020 7565 5000

  • 11:00 – 12:00

Private Peaceful

  • Directed by: Simon Reade
  • Written by: Michael Morpurgo

The life of Private Tommo Peaceful and the battles and injustices of war that brought him to the front line: A young First World War soldier awaiting the firing squad at dawn.

Queen's Theatre, Barnstaple

Thu 18 Sep

£14; £12.50 under 25s ( £13) / 01271 327357

  • 10:30

Private Peaceful

  • Written by: Michael Morpurgo

Simon Reade's adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's novel about the life of Private Tommo Peaceful in WWI.

Birmingham Repertory Theatre

Thu 15 May

The House

£12.50–£22.50 (£7.50–£12.50) / 0121 236 4455

  • 11:00

Fri 16 May

The House

£12.50–£22.50 (£7.50–£12.50) / 0121 236 4455

  • 11:00

Sat 17 May

The House

£12.50–£22.50 (£7.50–£12.50) / 0121 236 4455

  • 11:00

Cambridge Arts Theatre

Thu 19 Jun

£15 / 01223 503333

  • 10:30

Fri 20 Jun

£15 / 01223 503333

  • 10:30

Sat 21 Jun

£15 / 01223 503333

  • 10:30

His Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen

Thu 29 May

£13–£17.50 / 01224 641122

  • 11:00

Fri 30 May

£13–£17.50 / 01224 641122

  • 11:00

Sat 31 May

£13–£17.50 / 01224 641122

  • 11:00

Also on at:

Puck Plays The Fool

We Are The Butterfly Theatre Company presents an ingenious theatrical concoction in which Shakespeare's naughtiest fairy meddles in stories where he does not belong.

The Story Museum, Oxford

Wed 23 Apr

£8.50 (£6.50) / 01865 790050

  • 10:00

Thu 24 Apr

£8.50 (£6.50) / 01865 790050

  • 10:00

Punk Rock

Centre Stage Theatre Company Becoming an adult isn't easy. Disgusted by bullying, rejected by girls - what has William got to lose? Described by its playwright as ‘The History Boys on crack’, Punk Rock encapsulates teenage life and the unique pressures that it brings to the end of childhood. Humour, violence, and…

Spotlites @ The Merchant's Hall, Edinburgh

Mon 18 Aug

Main Theatre

£7 (£5) / 0131 220 5911

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 19 Aug

Main Theatre

£7 (£5) / 0131 220 5911

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 20 Aug

Main Theatre

£7 (£5) / 0131 220 5911

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 21 Aug

Main Theatre

£7 (£5) / 0131 220 5911

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

back to top

Quadrilles: West and East

Dancers can learn more about quadrilles with Frank McConnell and Sheila McCutcheon.

Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh

Sun 1 Jun

£18 (Members £15) / 0131 556 9579

  • 12:00 – 17:00

The Ragged Child: National Youth Music Theatre

  • Directed by: Jeremy James Taylor
  • Written by: Frank Whately (lyrics)

Jeremy James Taylor OBE directs his own emotionally wrought musical co-written by Frank Whately, which traces the plight of Joe Cooper and his sister Annie against a stark backdrop of child deprivation in 1850s London.

Rose Theatre, Kingston upon Thames

Fri 25 Jul

£5–£15 / 0844 482 1556

  • 10:30

Rastamouse

Give it up for Rastamouse, Scratchy and Zoomer as they skate along to Stratford Circus for a musical extravaganza celebrating rhythm, reading and storytelling.

Stratford Circus, London E15

Sat 28 Jun

£12 (£10; £40) / 0844 357 2625

  • 11:30 – 12:30

The Raven Banner, Twelve Valkyries and a Ghost Army

The Battle of Clontarf in 1014 was one of the pivotal events in Irish history, helping to bring about the end of Viking power in Ireland. Here it's told from a Norse perspective, in a fusion of music, theatre and storytelling from Sarah Jane Gibbon, Emma Grieve, Aimee Leonard, Tom Muir and the Orkney College Art Department.

King Street Hall, Kirkwall

Tue 24 Jun

£10 (£8)

Part of St Magnus Festival.

  • 11:00

Recital: From Your Ever Loving Son, Jack

A moving and unique musical portrait that tells the story of Jack Ellicott's First World War, told in song and in his own words from his letters home.

The Corn Exchange, Newbury

Sat 24 May

£12.50 / 01635 522 733

  • 12:00
back to top