North Essex's largest multi-purpose venue, Princes Theatre is council-run and bring in a host of comedy, music, dance, theatre and children's entertainment. Local group the Princes Theatre Youth Company is based at the venue.
Situated in the town hall, Princes Theatre is easily located and handy for the town centre, restaurants and bars.
Events at this venue
There are 19 events at this location
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Buddy Holly: A Legend Reborn
Marc Robinson and his counterfeit Crickets roll back the years with hits like 'Rave On', 'Raining in My Heart' and 'Doesn't Matter Anymore'. Plus Roy Orbison, Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper (note: not the real ones).
Sat 21 Jul
The Carpenters Story
- Directed by: Phil Aldridge
Theatre show telling the tale of the brother/sister duo, featuring all the songs that made The Carpenters a legend in the world of music. Featuring timeless hits from the Carpenters repertoire including 'We’ve Only Just Begun', 'Superstar', 'Top of the World', 'Please Mr Postman' and many more.
Sun 1 Apr
Cilla & The Shades of the 60s
A music showcase of the life of Cilla Black taking the audience through the 60s with Black's top hits. Starring Victoria Jones as Cilla Black and joined by the Shades trio.
Sun 25 Mar
Derek Acorah: Love, Life And Laughter
The medium, best known for his appearances on Most Haunted, as well as his recent stint on Celebrity Big Brother, talks about his career.
Sat 12 May
An affectionate celebration of the life and music of George Michael including his early days with Wham!.
Sat 7 Jul
Tribute band to the prolific Hotel California songsters.
Sat 19 May
Islands in the Stream
Musical celebrating the queen and king of country: Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers.
Fri 8 Jun
The Johnny Cash Roadshow
Cash tribute from singer-songwriter Clive John.
Fri 4 May
Legend: A Tribute to Bob Marley
Celebrate the music of Bob Marley with some of his greatest hits performed live by a talented cast.
Fri 20 Jul
'Les Musicals' presents the biggest hit songs from the West End & Broadway in this exhilarating live concert tour. Musical theatre’s leading men and X Factor stars; Jonathan Ansell (G4 frontman) & Rhydian Roberts join forces for the first time ever to create a dramatic & spine-tingling concert. This…
Sat 2 Jun
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 21 Sep
Doo wop nostalgia merchants who performed on Top of the Pops over 50 times and have now been together over 40 years.
Sat 14 Apr
Some Guys Have All The Luck: The Rod Stewart Story
The story of the legendary mullet-headed rocker, whose scratchy pipes lent a welcome note of sandpaper to such hits as 'Maggie May', 'I Don't Want To Talk About It' and 'Baby Jane', but who also wrote such enduring classics as 'You Wear It Well' and 'Every Picture Tells A Story'.
Sat 7 Apr
One of the most accomplished soul bands to grace the R&B scene, The Stylistics bring with them the sweet, soulful memories of years past.
Sun 25 Nov
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The Vienna Festival Ballet presents Swan Lake.
Fri 25 May
That'll Be the Day
Step back in time with a brand new edition of the popular touring show, and hear rock'n'roll hits from the 50s, 60s and 70s.
Sun 5 Aug