Marina Theatre

Marina Theatre
The Marina, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 1HH
  • Telephone 01502 533200
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  • Website www.marinatheatre.co.uk
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Marina theatre and cinema has a colourful past; starting out as a roller skating rink the venue has been used as a temporary morgue during the Second World War and was saved 24 hours before a demolition deadline. The theatre offers a programme of West End musicals, theatre and stand-up comedy and has been a residence of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra since 2005. There is a theatre cafe, bar and shop selling refreshments.

Parking is free after 6pm in the car parks situated in Clapham Road South or Whapload Road. Battery Green Road multi storey is open until 11pm and is free to theatre patrons after 5.30pm.

Events at this venue

There are 31 events at this location

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"A Novel Idea" Book Club

Join us for our new book club! This month's book is "I Let You Go" by Clare Mackintosh. Tuesday 6th June will see us launch our new book club! Join us at 3pm in the Marina Cafe (Just around the corner from our shop) to discuss this great title. The Book Club will regularly take place on the first Tuesday of every month.

Tue 6 Jun

Free / 01502 533200

All or Nothing

A musical based on the 1960s group The Small Faces.

Thu 6 Jul

£19.50–£25; £20–£22.50 Privilege Card Holders (£20.50–£23) / 01502 533200

  • 19:30

Fri 7 Jul

£19.50–£25; £20–£22.50 Privilege Card Holders (£20.50–£23) / 01502 533200

  • 19:30

Sat 8 Jul

£19.50–£25; £20–£22.50 Privilege Card Holders (£20.50–£23) / 01502 533200

  • 14:30
  • 19:30

Bringing on Back the 1960s

The New Amen Corner perform hits from the 60s.

Sat 15 Jul

£19.75 / 01502 533200

  • 19:30

The Deal Breaker: Marina Youth Theatre

A performance by talented students.

Sat 22 Jul

£5 / 01502 533200

  • 19:30

Frankie's Guys

Tribute to Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons. Here classics such as 'Big Girls Don't Cry', 'Sherry' and 'Oh What A Night'.

Sat 24 Jun

£22.50 (£18.50) / 01502 533200

  • 19:30

Giovanni Pernice: Dance Is Life

Dance from Strictly's Giovanni Pernice and Luba Mushtuk.

Sun 23 Jul

£27.50 (£26.40) / 01502 533200

Hairspray: The Lowestoft Players

  • Directed by: Paul Kerryson, Ben Atkinson (musical director), Drew McOnie

Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman's exuberant Broadway musical based on John Waters' wonderfully tacky 1988 film of the same name that chronicles the efforts of overweight but spunky teenager Tracy Turnblad to become Miss Hairspray 1962.

Tue 6 Jun

£8.75–£18.75 / 01502 533200

  • 19:30

Wed 7 Jun

£8.75–£18.75 / 01502 533200

  • 19:30

Thu 8 Jun

£8.75–£18.75 / 01502 533200

  • 19:30
…and 2 more dates until 10 Jun

Horrible Histories Live On Stage - The Best Of Barmy Britain

A special production of Horrible Histories, featuring your favourite characters from centuries past! From Queen Boudicca's uprising, to the consequences of falling in love with Henry VIII, to Guy Fawkes's failed Gunpowder plot, as well as the Plague and the Great Fire of London, all areas of Britain's barmy history comes…

Wed 28 Jun

£15 (£12.50; £45) / 01502 533200

  • 13:30
  • 16:30

Thu 29 Jun

£15 (£12.50; £45) / 01502 533200

  • 10:30
  • 13:30

Il Ballo E Vita: Giovanni Pernice & Luba Mushtuk

Giovanni Pernice and Luba Mushtuk, from Strictly Come Dancing, star in this exciting dance performance. Joined by professional dancers from Dancing With The Stars Ireland.

Sun 23 Jul

£23–£40 / 01502 533200

  • 19:30

JASON DONOVAN and his Amazing Midlife Crisis

*Jason * is delighted to announce that he will be hitting the road once again in the autumn, only this time; it’s a tour with a twist. He will return to Town Hall with an intimate show, which promises to be a unique opportunity to see him like you’ve never seen him before! At aged 49 ½ and with a wealth of tantalising…

Fri 1 Dec

£25.75 ( £23.75) / 01502 533200

  • 19:30

Jason Manford: Muddle Class

The comedian and actor – who formerly presented BBC's The One Show and was a team captain on hit Channel 4 panel show 8 Out of 10 Cats –returns to stand-up with his new show, Muddle Class.

Wed 14 Feb 2018

£28.25 / 01502 533200

Jenny Eclair: How To Be A Middle Aged Woman (Without Going Insane)

Jenny Eclair is younger than Madonna, but you won't catch her falling down any stairs at the Brit Awards. Her new show is about being middle aged and whether you're better off accepting it or fighting to the death.

Sun 9 Jul

£18.25 / 01502 533200

Joel Dommett: LIVE

  • 4 stars

The young comedy star with a cupboard full of accolades and dreadfully modern hair.

Sat 21 Oct

£19.25 / 01502 533200

Sun 22 Oct

£19.25 / 01502 533200

The Magic of Motown

Tribute to the sweet soul sounds of Motown starring the supremely-talented Magic of Motown band, with hits made famous by the Isley Brothers, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Martha Reeves and more.

Fri 15 Sep

£27.50 / 01502 533200

Mister Maker & The Shapes Live UK Tour

The CBeebies arts and crafts hero embarks on another live theatre tour. Join Mister Maker and his colourful pals The Shapes for arty adventures, songs and dancing.

Sat 23 Sep

£15 / 01502 533200

Neil Sands' Music & Memories

A nostalgia show with a West End cast that features a wide range of songs from 1940s through to the 1970s.

Thu 22 Jun

£15.75 (£12.75) / 01502 533200

  • 14:00

Paul Chowdhry: Live Innit

The Lafta funniest stand-up award winner of 2013 tackles more observational stuff in his latest show.

Thu 23 Nov

£23.24 / 01502 533200

Remembering Fred

Strictly Come Dancing ’s Aljaz Skorjanec and Janette Manrara star in this all-singing, all-dancing tribute to Hollywood legend Fred Astaire. Remembering Fred features classic songs including 'Cheek To Cheek, 'Puttin’ On The Ritz'* and 'The Way You Look Tonight'.

Fri 11 May 2018

£27.65–£36.90 / 01502 533200

Rhythm of the Dance

A celebration of Irish dancing in a variety of styles.

Mon 31 Jul

£24.75 (£22.75) / 01502 533200

  • 19:30

The Roy Orbison Story

Roy Orbison tribute singer Barry Steele and his five-piece show band singing hits by the Big O plus a special tribute to the time Roy spent with The Traveling Wilburys, and Bono.

Sat 18 Nov

£22.50 (£19.50) / 01623 633133

  • 19:30

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra: Last Night Of The Proms

Stephen Bell conducts the orchestra, with soprano Sarah Redgwick, for a programme featuring Rossini's Galop from William Tell, Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker, Waltz Of The Flowers, J Strauss II's Blue Danube Waltz, Arne's arrangment of Sargent's Rule, Britannia!, Parry's arrangement of Elgar's Jerusalem and Elgar's Pomp And…

Fri 23 Jun

£20–£32.50 / 01502 533200

  • 19:30

Russian National Ballet: Nutcracker

  • Directed by: Sergei Bobrov
  • Written by: Tchaikovsky

Russian National Ballet production of Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker.

Thu 12 Oct

£22 / 01502 533200

  • 18:30

Fri 13 Oct

01502 533200

  • 19:30 – 21:30

The Scarecrows' Wedding

Heart-warming adaptation of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's new bestselling book.

Thu 13 Jul

£12.75 (£11.75) / 01502 533200

  • 16:30

Fri 14 Jul

£12.75 (£11.75) / 01502 533200

  • 10:30
  • 13:30

Simon & Garfunkel Through The Years

Bookends perform the ultimate show for Simon and Garfunkel fans.

Fri 30 Jun

£24.75 (£22.55) / 01502 533200

Step Into Summer: Silhouette Stage School

Talented young people perform classical ballet, acrobatics and commercial dance.

Sun 16 Jul

£11 / 01502 533200

  • 14:30

Strictly Murder

Brian Clemens's thriller stars Coronation Street's Brian Capron and Corrinne Wicks (Doctors, Emmerdale) as an English couple living an idyllic life in Provence in 1939. Their peace is shattered by an unfolding drama of secrets and lies, all in the shadow of the growing menace of Hitler's Third Reich. Directed by Samuel…

Fri 16 Jun

£20 (£18) / 01502 533200

  • 19:30

Sat 17 Jun

£20 (£18) / 01502 533200

  • 14:30
  • 19:30

T-Rextasy

Longstanding, respected T-Rex tribute act. Glam rockers brace yourselves.

Fri 2 Jun

£20.50 (£19.50) / 01502 533200

  • 19:30

There And Back Again: An Odyssey: Lyngo Theatre

Lyngo Theatre presents an adaptation of the classical Greek epic, The Odyssey, by Patrick Lynch.

Wed 21 Jun

£5 / 01502 533200

  • 13:30
  • 16:30

The Tiger Who Came To Tea

A musical play adapted and directed by David Wood, based on the book by Judith Kerr about the tea-sipping tiger who appears at Sophie and her Mummy's door unexpectedly one evening. Expect chaos, sing-a-long songs and magic in this stunning stage adaptation.

Wed 14 Jun

£12.75 ( £45) / 01502 533200

  • 13:30
  • 16:30

Thu 15 Jun

£12.75 ( £45) / 01502 533200

  • 10:30
  • 13:30

Tosca

Russian State Opera presents Tosca - Instantly gripping Italian Opera Music by G. Puccini. Sung in Italian with English Surtitles.

Tue 19 Sep

£28 / 01502 533200

  • 18:30

Tosca

Russian State Opera presents Puccini's Tosca, a dramatic masterpiece where love and politics collide, and murder takes place at the highest level.

Tue 19 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 01502 533200

  • 19:30 – 22:00

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