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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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Celebrating decades of golden hits with a recreation of the live Abba show.
Alan Carr: Yap, Yap, Yap
The camp face of Chatty Man proves his status as the King of bitchy comedy.
See parts of the theatre usually off-limits.
Beyond the Barricade
A selection of the best-loved songs from new and classic West End shows like The Phantom of the Opera, Mamma Mia, The Lion King and Les Miserables.
- Directed by: Thea Sharrock
- Written by: Alex Dinelaris (book)
Musical adaptation for the stage of the 1992 film which featured Kevin Costner and Whitney Houston.
Wed 20 May
Bizet's opera about the downfall of Don José who is seduced by the seductress gypsy, Carmen.
The Chicago Blues Brothers
Celebrating the music of The Blues Brothers with a packed revue of blues and soul.
The Chuckles Of Oz
The Chuckle Brothers present their unique take on the famous musical in which Dorothy goes to see the wizard. To me. To You. Etc.
MC Damion Larkin leads proceedings as each show three different comics take to the stage.
Derren Brown: Miracle
- Directed by: Andy Nyman
- Written by: Derren Brown
The master of mentalism takes his newest show on the road, melding mind games, illusion, showmanship and masses of charm.
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
- Directed by: Jerry Mitchell
- Written by: lyrics)
Robert Lindsay and Rufus Hound star in this West End production, based on the 1989 film.
Wed 29 Jul
- Written by: Ashley Banjo
The latest show from the dance troupe, led by creator Ashley Banjo, featuring a selection of energetic street dance-based routines, performed to a range of music.
- Written by: Ashley Banjo
Street dance skills from the winners of the third series of Britain's Got Talent who actually, believe it or not, have some of the aforementioned talent.
The ultimate ladies night featuring some of the best looking boys in an all male glamour extravaganza.
The veteran vocal harmony group celebrate over 60 years of The Drifters with hits including 'Under the Broadway', 'Saturday Night at the Movies’ and ‘Up on the Roof’.
Dylan Moran: Off the Hook
Moran plays up to the stereotype of the bumbling, drunken Irishman, but his comedy is much more intelligent than mere cliché-mongering: on stage he is uniquely charismatic, a foul-mouthed mixture of lovable and misanthropic, and always very, very funny. Moran'll be on your radar in a very big way if you know your…
East Is East
- Directed by: Sam Yates
- Written by: Ayub Khan Din
Jane Horrocks stars in this new production of Ayub Khan Din's tale of growing up in multiracial England.
Wed 22 Jul
Ellen Kent 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. Starring Vladimir Dragos as Rigoletto.
Wed 8 Apr
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Ellen Kent's Die Fledermaus
Ellen Kent presents Johann Strauss II's operetta.
Ellen Kent's Rigoletto
Verdi's masterpiece performed by Ellen Kent.
Ellen Kent's Tosca
Traditional setting of Puccini's opera mixing true love, torture and treachery.
The ELO Experience
This tribute band recreates 'Mr Blue Sky' et al, probably with a more stable line-up than the real ELO.
An Evening of Dirty Dancing: The Tribute Show
- Directed by: Leanne Harwood
A song and dance show featuring a number of performers showcasing well-known tunes including 'Do You Love Me', 'Big Girls Don't Cry' and 'I've Had The Time Of My Life'.
The Full Monty – The Play by Simon Beaufoy
Adaptation by Simon Beaufoy based on his own BAFTA winning screenplay. A group of unemployed Sheffield men form an unlikely striptease act.
Mon 26 Oct
Tue 27 Oct
Wed 28 Oct
The Glenn Miller Story: The True Story
The Astor Big Band present the story of Glenn Miller, from his early days after discovering his unique sound, to his hit making days. Including all the biggies like 'Moonlight Serenade', 'That's Sabotage' and 'Chattanooga Choo Choo'.
Wed 30 Sep
- Directed by: Drew McOnie
Musical tale of Baltimore in the 1960s.
Halfway To Paradise: The Billy Fury Story
Colin Gold and Fury's original backing band, Fury's Tornados, tell his story through words and music.
A mix of Western ballet and traditional Zulu song and dance with live music from Ladysmith Black Mambazo.
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.
Kevin Bridges: A Whole Different Story
The biggest name in Scottish stand-up continues his reign with another show packed with astute observations and deathly funny gags.
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.
Love Me Tender
This funny and moving tale of hope, second chances and rock'n'roll features Natalie, the love-struck, tomboy mechanic and a guitar-playing stranger who rides into town on his motorbike.
Wed 1 Jul
Love Me Tender
Feel-good musical featuring the songs of Elvis Presley.
Wed 1 Jul
- Directed by: Ellen Kent
- Written by: Puccini
Ellen Kent presents Puccini's heartbreaking story of a beautiful young Japanese girl who falls in love with an American naval lieutenant. Starring Elena Dee and Miki Mori.
Milton Jones and the Temple of Daft
Absurd one-liners from telly regular Jones.
Northern Ballet: Elves And The Shoemaker
Northern Ballet retell the classic tale from the Brothers Grimm.
Northern Ballet: Madame Butterfly
The company presents the heartbreakingly tragic Madame Butterfly.
English comic actor and TV personality know for his work with Peter Kay and his innuendo laiden presenting on dating show Take Me Out. No likey, no lighty.
Priscilla Queen of the Desert
High camp musical based on the Hugo Weaving/Terence Stamp/Guy Pearce 1994 movie, following three pals who go on an adventure in a battered old bus. Expect dancefloor fillers aplenty, including 'I Will Survive', 'It's Raining Men', 'Go West', 'Girls Just Wanna Have Fun' and many more.
Wed 23 Sep
The Rat Pack Vegas Spectacular Show
The return of the UK's finest Rat Pack tribute night, with classic tunes including 'Under My Skin' and 'Come Fly with Me' and plenty of entertaining between-song patter.
The award winning producer Ellen Kent returns this spring with a stunning traditional production of Verdi's Rigoletto, the masterpiece they tried to ban.
Room on the Broom
- Directed by: Olivia Jacobs
- Written by: Toby Mitchell (adapt)
Songs, laughs and scary fun for children with stories of witches, cats, dogs, birds and frogs. Ages 3+.
Tue 7 Jul
Scottish Ballet: Romeo and Juliet
Another chance to see Scottish Ballet's contemporary take on the Prokofiev ballet with Polish choreographer Krzysztof Pastor bringing a fresh twist to the classic tragedy.
Thu 25 Jun
Sing-a-Long-a Sound of Music
Warm up your vocal cords and get singing along to the evergreen musical.
The Solid Silver 60s Show 2014
Relive the nostalgic sounds of 60s pop in the company of Vanity Fare, Chris Montez, Chris Farlow and Brian Poole & the Tremelos.