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The Regent Theatre, a handsome example of 1929 Art Deco, was originally a cinema but after a long career serving Stoke-on-Trent's cinema and music lovers, it went dark in the late 1980s. It was reopened in 1999 after extensive restoration, and now hosts major touring plays, musicals, ballets, operas and stand-up comedy, as well as serving as the Northern base for Glyndebourne Touring Opera.
Part of Ambassadors Theatre Group, the Regent offers workshops and summer schools to the local community.
- Provides: Wheelchair access
- Open since: 1999
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Aloha From Hawaii
European Elvis Champion 2011 Gordon Hendricks stars as the King himself in this production of Presley's iconic Aloha from Hawaii show.
Angela Beardmore School Of Dance/Studio 1: Bring The Action
Bring The Action will be a week of shows that fuses together two of Stoke-on-Trent's best known dance schools - Angela Beardmore School of Dance and Studio 1, giving performances of Ballet, Tap, Contemporary, Modern Jazz, Musical Theatre, Hip Hop, Strictly Dancing and Street Dance. Whatever your preference, this show will…
Fri 18 Apr
£14–£16 / 0844 871 7649
Sat 19 Apr
Annie Get Your Gun
- Directed by: Ian Talbot
- Written by: Irving Berlin (music)
Irving Berlin's musical, loosely based on the life story of Wild West sharpshooter Annie Oakley, features Emma Williams as Annie and Jason Donovan as her lover, Frank Butler. Director is Ian Talbot. Donovan does not perform at all dates – see website for details.
Wed 11 Jun
Thu 12 Jun
Chuckle Brothers in a 2014 Space Oddity
Space-based chucklesome adventures from Barry and Paul.
The ultimate ladies night. This show is 90 minutes of highly original acts featuring some of the best looking boys in an all male glamour extravaganza.
Ellen Kent's Rigoletto
Verdi's masterpiece performed by Ellen Kent.
Fame: The Musical
A group of star-struck wannabes embark on their quest for the ultimate accolade: fame.
Wed 30 Apr
Fame – The Musical
The global smash-hit dance explosion based on the 1980s film of the same name about a bunch of New York students trying to break into the arts, returns with more high-kicking action. Produced by Bill Kenwright and directed by Gary Lloyd.
Wed 30 Apr
Physical theatre with dance performances from Strictly Come Dancing 's Kevin Clifton, Britain's Got Talent 's Flawless and Olivier Award nominee Tommy Franzen.
- Directed by: Gary Lloyd
A mixed programme of dance styles, including Latin, Celtic, street and salsa, with performers including Kevin Clifton and Karen Hauer from Strictly Come Dancing and Flawless from Britain's Got Talent. Directed by Gary Lloyd.
Gerry & The Pacemakers
Sixties Merseybeat songs from the veteran outfit, led by singer-songwriter Gerry Marsden, best known for its trio of successive number one hits How Do You Do It?, I Like It and You'll Never Walk Alone.
Glyndebourne Opera: La Traviata
Verdi's tragic opera, live from Glyndebourne.
Ha Ha Hood
The tale of Robin Hood with a comedy twist from writer Ben Langley
Treat yourself to a fancy, fancy cuppa.
'Birds of a Feather', um, saucepot, and occasional panto villainess Lesley Joseph stars in the one and only menopause musical. Yup, we've reached that point.
Mixture of exhilarating martial arts, multi-media images and live music telling the story of a Tai Chi Master and his ultimate challenge.
The electrifying true life story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons.
Thu 30 Oct
Wry observations and pessimistic humour from the 8 Out Of 10 Cats team captain and Lancastrian stand-up.
Jon Richardson: Nidiot
Wry observations and pessimistic humour from the 8 out of 10 Cats star.
Jools Holland and His Rhythm & Blues Orchestra
Jools and his band play classic boogie woogie and rock'n'roll tunes for your merriment. Featuring guest vocalists Ruby Turner and Louise Marshall with special guest Melanie C.
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Lloyd-Webber and Rice's Biblical musical about the young lad and his coat of many colours.
Tue 16 Sep
Wed 17 Sep
Thu 18 Sep
Last of the Duty Free
Keith Barron, Gwen Taylor and Neil Stacy are reunited to play out another installment in the TV series.
Wed 21 May
Lee Mack: Hit the Road Mack
Sharp one-liners and high energy banter from the BAFTA award-winning comic and star of Not Going Out and Would I Lie to You.
LOL Comedy Club
The Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club bring their funniest to the stage. Each show offers three comedians hosted by MC Damion Larkin.
Ellen Kent presents Puccini's heartbreaking story of a beautiful young Japanese girl who falls in love with an American naval lieutenant.
One Man, Two Guvnors
National Theatre's satirical, slapstick production based on The Servant of Two Masters by Carlo Goldoni. Featuring Gavin Spokes as Francis Henshall and Shaun Williamson (Barry from EastEnders) as Charlie Clench.
Wed 27 Aug
Opera & Ballet International: Rigoletto
- Directed by: Ellen Kent
- Written by: Verdi
Verdi's tragic opera in three acts tells the dramatic tale of the jester's daughter who falls in love with an untrustworthy ruler. Directed by Ellen Kent.
Rhythm of the Dance with The Young Irish Tenors
Irish dance at its most thrilling, with beautiful costumes, experienced dancers and high production values.
Rock Of Ages
- Directed by: Kristin Hanggi
- Written by: Chris D'Arienzo
A country girl meets a hard-strumming city rocker in a famous Los Angeles nightclub and they fall deliriously in love to a familiar soundtrack including Don't Stop Believin' and We Built This City in this 1980s-set musical by Chris D'Arienzo.
Wed 16 Jul
Scooby-Doo and the Mystery of the Pyramid
Live stage show featuring the classic duo. Ages 2+.
Wed 13 Aug
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
Musical based on the 1954 film.
Wed 7 May
Sixties Gold: 50th Anniversary Show
Stars of the most swingin' decade of them all perform their golden hits. Featuring Gerry & the Pacemakers, The Searchers, PJ Proby, The Fortunes and Brian Poole & Chip Hawkes.
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.
Steelworks Performing Arts Academy: Let’s Go!
An evening of dance entertainment, featuring ballet, tap, commercial jazz, hip hop and musical theatre.
Thu 29 May
Fri 30 May
The Vicar Of Dibley: Stage Productions
- Written by: Ian Gower
Staffordshire's Stage Productions bring the hit TV series The Vicar of Dibley to the stage in this brand new production. All of your favourite characters from the hugely popular TV series - Alice, Hugo, Owen, Jim, David and of course Geraldine, will be onstage to create an evening of laughs. When the ancient vicar of…
Thu 15 May
Fri 16 May
- Directed by: Marianne Elliott
The National Theatre's staging of Michael Morpurgo's novel about a farm horse called Joey caught up in the horrors of WWI.