The Blake Theatre

The Blake Theatre
Almshouse Street, Monmouth, Gwent, NP25 3XP
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Antigone

Actors of Dionysus A brother condemned to walk forever in the shadow of death. A family teetering on the brink of catastrophe. A world where one young woman dares to take a stand. This blistering new adaptation sees Sophocles’ tragedy reimagined in a dystopian landscape, where fate is written in code and where…

Wed 18 Oct

£13–£15 / 01600 719401

Ballet Theatre Uk: The Nutcracker

One of Tchaikovsky’s most famous compositions and a popular Christmas ballet presentation, The Nutcracker, will be brought to life by Ballet Theatre UK, Christmas 2017. This well-loved traditional Christmas ballet will be performed in a unique setting with 24 international dancers, from companies around the world.

Sat 9 Dec

£12–£16 / 01600 719401

Big Mac’s Wholly Soul Band

The ensemble plays classic sixties soul hits from Motown and Stax labels.

Sat 25 Nov

£15.18 / 01600 719401

Jive Talkin Perform The Bee Gees In Concert

Jive Talkin are not simply another BEE GEES Tribute band, they are THE very best BEE GEES Tribute band. Their all new 2017 stage show is of a quality completely different from anything that has gone before, and it really does have to be seen to be believed! Backed by a full live band – including live string section – the…

Fri 1 Dec

£18.50–£22.50 / 01600 719401

Metropolitan Opera: amorphosis

Adapted by Stephen Berkoff from the novella by Franz Kafka about a man who wakes up as a beetle.

Mon 15 Jan 2018

£10–£12 / 01600 719401

Metropolitan Opera Live: Cendrillon

  • 2018
  • 2h 47min
  • Directed by: Bertrand de Billy

For the first time, Massenet’s version of the Cinderella story comes to the Met in this imaginative storybook production directed by Laurent Pelly.

Sat 28 Apr 2018

£15–£16 / 01600 719401

Metropolitan Opera Live: Così Fan Tutte

  • 2018
  • 3h 31min
  • Directed by: David Robertson

A co-production with English National Opera, Mozart's vision of the battle of the sexes is set in a carnivalesque environment inspired by 1950s Coney Island.

Sat 31 Mar 2018

£15–£16 / 01600 719401

Metropolitan Opera Live: Die Zauberflöte

  • 2017
  • 3h 9min
  • Directed by: James Levine

Julie Taymor’s production of Mozart's fantasy. with Met Music Director Emeritus James Levine conducting a cast of rising young stars.

Sat 14 Oct

£15–£16 / 01600 719401

Metropolitan Opera Live: L'Elisir d'Amore

  • 2018
  • 2h 39min
  • Directed by: Domingo Hindoyan

Production of Donizetti's opera which stars Matthew Polenzani, rising South African soprano Pretty Yende and Davide Luciano, who makes his Met debut as the arrogant soldier Belcore.

Sat 10 Feb 2018

£15–£16 / 01600 719401

Metropolitan Opera Live: Luisa Miller

  • 2018
  • 3h 38min
  • Directed by: James Levine

The first Met performances of the opera in more than ten years, with Sonya Yoncheva singing the title role opposite Piotr Beczała as Rodolfo and Plácido Domingo as Luisa’s stern-yet-loving father.

Sat 14 Apr 2018

£15–£16 / 01600 719401

Metropolitan Opera Live: Norma

  • 2017
  • 3h 4min
  • UK release: 7 October 2017

Bellini’s masterpiece in a new production directed by Sir David McVicar.

Sat 7 Oct

£15–£16 / 01600 719401

Metropolitan Opera Live: Semiramide

  • 2018
  • 4h
  • Directed by: Maurizio Benini

Rossini's tragic opera based on a story by Voltaire, with Angela Meade taking on the challenging vocals of the title role in this revival of a production last seen at the Met 25 years ago.

Sat 10 Mar 2018

£15–£16 / 01600 719401

Metropolitan Opera Live: Tosca

  • 2018
  • 2h 53min
  • Directed by: Sir David McVicar

Sir David McVicar’s new production of Puccini’s story of love, terror, the abuse of power, and the unquenchable longing for freedom.

Sat 27 Jan 2018

£15–£16 / 01600 719401

Metropolitan Opera: The Exterminating Angel

Following the rapturous response to his last opera, The Tempest, the Met presents the American premiere of Thomas Adès’s The * Exterminating Angel*, inspired by the classic Luis Buñuel film of the same name. Hailed by the *New York Times *at its 2016 Salzburg Festival premiere as “inventive and audacious … a major event,…

Sat 18 Nov

£15–£16 / 01600 719401

Monmouth Male Voice Choir & The Royal Welsh Regiment Gala Charity Concert

Monmouth Male Voice Choir has been fortunate to join with the Regimental Band of the Royal Welsh in a joint charity concert.

Sat 21 Oct

£6–£15 / 01600 719401

Morgan & West : Time-Travelling Magicians

Great Scott! Time-travelling magicians Morgan & West bring a magical extravaganza to a millennium near you! Not content with their lot as the nineteenth century’s greatest magic duo, this prestidigitatory pair present a conjuring spectacular to the audiences of the modern day. No future is left unseen and no…

Fri 23 Feb 2018

£12–£14 / 01600 719401

National Theatre Live: Angels In America, Part 2 Perestroika

The second part of Tony Kushner’s multi-award winning play.

Thu 27 Jul

£13–£16 / 01600 719401

National Theatre Live: Follies

  • 2017
  • Directed by: Tracie Bennett, Janie Dee, Imelda Staunton

Stephen Sondheim’s musical is staged for the first time at the National Theatre and broadcast live to cinemas.

Thu 16 Nov

£13–£16 / 01600 719401

National Theatre Live: Hamlet

Academy Award® nominee Benedict Cumberbatch (BBC’s Sherlock, The Imitation Game) takes on the title role of Shakespeare’s great tragedy. Now seen by over 750,000 people worldwide, the original 2015 NT Live broadcast returns to cinemas. As a country arms itself for war, a family tears itself apart. Forced to avenge…

Thu 5 Oct

£13–£16 / 01600 719401

National Theatre Live: Julius Caesar

  • 2018
  • Directed by: Nicholas Hytner
  • Cast: Ben Whishaw, Michelle Fairley

Ben Whishaw and Michelle Fairley play Brutus and Cassius in Nicholas Hytner’s production of Shakespeare's political drama.

Thu 22 Mar 2018

£13–£16 / 01600 719401

National Theatre Live: Yerma

Billie Piper returns in her Evening Standard Best Actress award-winning role. A young woman is driven to the unthinkable by her desperate desire to have a child in Simon Stone’s radical production of Lorca’s masterpiece.

Thu 31 Aug

£13–£16 / 01600 719401

National Theatre Live: Young Marx

  • 2017
  • Directed by: Nicholas Hytner
  • Written by: Richard Bean, Clive Coleman.
  • Cast: Rory Kinnear, Oliver Chris

Rory Kinnear is Marx and Oliver Chris is Engels, in this new comedy written by Richard Bean and Clive Coleman.

Thu 7 Dec

£13–£16 / 01600 719401

Rhydian, Richard & Adam

Welsh stars Rhydian, Richard & Adam come together with their live band to bring you a truly magical evening of classical arias and contemporary songs. Classically trained Rhydian has carved out a successful career both as a recording artist and in musical theatre – most recently starring in the national tour of…

Sat 23 Sep

£25–£75 / 01600 719401

Royal Opera House: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

  • 2017
  • 2h 50min
  • Directed by: Christopher Wheeldon
  • UK release: 23 October 2017

Christopher Wheeldon's exuberant ballet inspired by Lewis Carroll’s much-loved book.

Mon 23 Oct

£15–£16 / 01600 719401

Royal Opera House: La Bohème

  • 2017
  • 03/10/2017
  • Directed by: Richard Jones
  • Cast: Nicole Car, Michael Fabiano, Mariusz Kwiecień

The beloved romantic opera beamed live from London in a new production by acclaimed director Richard Jones.

Tue 3 Oct

£15–£16 / 01600 719401

Royal Opera House: Rigoletto

  • 2018
  • Directed by: David McVicar
  • Cast: Dimitri Platanias, Lucy Crowe, Micheal Fabiano
  • UK release: 16 January 2018

David McVicar’s production of Verdi's tragedy highlights the cruelty at the heart of the court of Mantua.

Tue 16 Jan 2018

£15–£16 / 01600 719401

Royal Opera House: The Magic Flute

  • 2017
  • Directed by: David McVicar
  • Cast: Mauro Peter, Siobhan Stagg, Roderick Williams
  • UK release: 20 September 2017

David McVicar’s classic production of Mozart's comedy.

Wed 20 Sep

£15–£16 / 01600 719401

Royal Opera House: Tosca

  • 2018
  • 3h
  • Directed by: Jonathan Kent
  • UK release: 7 February 2018

A great evening of opera with drama, passion and fabulous music. Jonathan Kent’s production draws on the dangerous turbulence of Rome in 1800.

Wed 7 Feb 2018

£15–£16 / 01600 719401

Showaddywaddy

Doo wop nostalgia merchants who performed on Top of the Pops over 50 times and have now been together over 40 years.

Fri 20 Oct

£19.50 / 01600 719401

Vivaldi: Dixit Dominus, Gloria And Magnificat

Monmouth Choral Society Conducted by Steven Kings with the Regency Sinfonia Antonio Vivaldi,"the Red Priest", is well- known not only for his flamboyant and evocative instrumental concertos, but also of course for the Gloria- a perennial flower in the choral garden. Alongside this, he wrote a number of other sacred…

Sat 11 Nov

£6–£18 / 01600 719401

The West End At Christmas

Direct from its sold out tour last year… Stars from the West End present a magical evening of entertainment featuring hits from the musicals and the best of Christmas song. The talented cast have starred in many West End productions and national tours including Les Miserables, We Will Rock You, South Pacific…

Wed 20 Dec

£14–£18 / 01600 719401

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