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The Alter Eagles
The Alter Eagles are delighted to bring the UK's most faithful tribute to the classic Californian country rockers to BOAT. Enjoy classic hits like * Hotel California, Take it Easy, Desperado, New Kid in Town, One of these Nights and Take it to the Limit *, with soaring harmonies, and duelling lead guitars. A great…
Sun 17 Sep
Brief Hiatus Present'animal Farm'(Recommended 8+)
Brief Hiatus return to Brighton Open Air Theatre with a new adaptation of Orwell’s classic parable of a barnyard uprising undone by greed and power. Facing a life of thankless servitude, the animals of Manor Farm lead a rebellion against the humans that enslave them. But camaraderie and progress soon give way to…
Wed 13 Sep
Thu 14 Sep
Fri 15 Sep
Brighton Beach Boys Celebrate The Last Days Of Summer
The Brighton Beach Boys return to * BOAT * bringing us the sound of California with their annual season topping show of the hits of The Beach Boys. From Surfin’ Safari to God Only Knows, this is a show packed with Good Vibrations. Come and celebrate the last days of summer with this fantastic family friendly musical party.
Sun 24 Sep
Brighton Little Theatre Present'earthquakes In London'(Recommended For 16+ Strong Adult Themes )
***Earthquakes in London*** includes burlesque strip shows, bad dreams, social breakdown, population explosion, worldwide paranoia. It is a fast and furious crash of people, scenes and decades, as three sisters attempt to navigate their dislocated lives and loves, while their dysfunctional father, a brilliant…
Wed 30 Aug
Thu 31 Aug
Fri 1 Sep
Sat 2 Sep
Brighton Little Theatre Present'she Stoops To Conquer'
Oliver Goldsmith’s uproariously funny play She Stoops to Conquer is a must see! Well to do countryman, Mr Hardcastle, plans to marry his lovely daughter, Kate to Marlow, the son of a wealthy Londoner. Marlow, along with his sidekick, Hastings, duly makes a visit to view his future bride. On their way, they encounter…
Thu 27 Jul
Fri 28 Jul
Sun 30 Jul
Brighton Shakespeare Company Present A Midsummer Night's Dream
This magical and imaginative production of A ****Midsummer Nights Dream features swing-dancing fairies, hapless lovers and Albion supporting mechanicals; “ Lord what fools these mortals be! ”. This much-loved local company promises a unique and eccentric take on this Shakespearian summer classic! Building on last years…
Wed 2 Aug
Thu 3 Aug
Fri 4 Aug
Bubblegum Parfum Desert Present'my Floorboards'(Recommended For 12+ Adult Themes)
My Floorboards is a musical performance for an actor and a modular synthesizer, it's based on the renown piece of French outside art " Le Plancher de Jeannot ". This play is not a dramatization of Jeannot's text, but an attempt to replicate his deliriums and peculiar dynamics by creating an original…
Chapterhouse Present'pride And Prejudice'
Meet Elizabeth Bennet, * Jane Austen's * most loveable heroine. When Elizabeth meets the rude and abrupt Mr Darcy, she loathes him at first sight. But is there more to him than meets the eye? Brought to life by award winning writer Laura Tuner, this brand-new adaptation celebrates the 200th Anniversary of Jane…
Thu 17 Aug
Dot Productions Present'emma'
Emma Woodhouse has the world at her fingertips. Life is pretty good – if a bit boring so to spice things up Emma takes on a protégé, Harriet Smith. Although determined never to marry herself, Emma decides to find Harriet a husband and sets about playing Cupid with the village men. When her carefully laid plans unravel…
Thu 7 Sep
Folksy Theatre Present'twelfth Night'
Two twin siblings, Viola and Sebastian, are separated in a shipwreck and Viola takes on the appearance of a man to be accepted to work in Duke Orsino’s household. It is here that the fun begins. This is a play about mistaken identities, about love and the madness it can drive us to. Building on the success of ‘ As…
Sat 19 Aug
Friendly Brighton 45+
Welcome to Suzie’s Friendly Brighton 45+ Meetup group! This is a member run, not-for-profit, social club offering different types of sociable events every month. You’ll find it’s a great way to find new friends in the area. We aim to offer a wide range of social events and cultural and sporting activities. I’ll be…
Sat 29 Jul
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She Stoops to Conquer at BOAT
Fri 8 Sep
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The Importance of Being Earnest at BOAT
Going South (Recommended For 16+ Adult Themed Humour)
Brace yourselves for a very special event of musical frivolity, as this fabulous all female trio unleash upon you their zany mix of comedy and stunning harmonies. Opera meets West End and topical and irreverent humour abounds – their incredible vocals and musicianship are guaranteed to leave you wanting more. Put simply…
Fri 18 Aug
Graham Steel Music Co Present'songs From The Seas'
Songs from the Sea is an exciting new show featuring rocking five-piece sea shanty band The Salts with Chris Ricketts, one of the foremost singers in his field. Enjoy a brimming bucket of classic, well loved songs like Bound for South Australia, Blow the Man Down, and Drunken Sailor, along with more beautifully crafted…
Sun 10 Sep
Heritage Opera Present'cosi Fan Tutte'
*How far would you go to win a bet? * Two men make a foolish wager on whose girlfriend will be the more faithful. What starts as a silly game quickly escalates into something more troubling, as all four lovers begin to question just how serious their relationships are? Things really heat up when a double wedding is…
Sun 27 Aug
Ian Kennedy Productions Present'three Men In A Boat'
Come on the adventure of a lifetime – and sail on down the River Thames with three men in a boat (not to mention the dog!). Join Jerome, Harris, George and Montmorency from Kingston-upon-Thames to Oxford as they encounter a variety of people, places and peculiar maladies and discuss such important topics as ‘ why very…
Wed 16 Aug
Illyria Present'the Lost World'(Recommended For 5+ (Mild Peril)
Four intrepid explorers travel to an uncharted plateau in South America, and encounter terrifying dinosaurs previously believed to be extinct. But what evidence can they produce to prove that these creatures actually exist? Unless, of course, they bring live specimens back to London. What could possibly go wrong?
Thu 10 Aug
Illyria Present'the Mikado
What would happen if anyone should dare to tell the Mikado that an execution had taken place when in fact it hadn’t? Gilbert & Sullivan’s wry satire of lies twisted into truths has never been more blisteringly relevant! It gets the complete * Illyria * treatment: not a word from the libretto is cut nor a note unsung.
Wed 9 Aug
Linguistic Calligraphy Present Poetry Picnic And Summer Slam (Recommended 14+ Strong Language And Adult Themes)
Come and join Linguistic Calligraphy and friends for an afternoon poetry, picnicking and storytelling. Bringing together a top line up of UK Poetry and Slam champions; experience the most exciting performers in the UK poetry scene right now. With two very special invited guest poets and a performance from one of the…
Sun 3 Sep
Shakespeare’s dramatic story of ambition turned bad is brought vividly to life in Oddsocks’ hilarious Steampunk musical adaptation.
Thu 24 Aug
Noted For Music Present'my Dog's Got No Nose'(Recommended For 16+ Strong Adult Themes)
My Dog’s Got No Nose takes us on a journey through the events surrounding a stand-up comedian’s first ever performance. Before picking up his microphone and venturing into the limelight, he regales us with stories, tales about his life and experience; funny, sad, poignant and often laugh-out-loud hilarious. He bares us…
Sat 23 Sep
Noted For Music Present'you're The Top - A Tribute To Cole Porter'
Enjoy an evening of wit, sophistication and talent, hosted by pianist and singer Andrew D Brewis, Andrew has performed the work of Cole Porter, the master songwriter around the world; London USA and Cape Town. “ Brewis’ piano skills are first rate ” - The Scotsman. “ Great Stuff ” - Len Goodman. “ You’re…
Sat 26 Aug
Oddsocks Present'romeo And Juliet'(Recommended For 7+)
Oddsocks Breath new life into Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet by giving it a musical Mods & Rockers twist! There’s Nowhere to Run To for the Capulets and Montagues as violent confrontation stalks every meeting, even Down in the Tube Station at Midnight. Meanwhile Juliet’s Nurse is looking forward to a good old…
Wed 23 Aug
Join Wendy, Michael and John Darling on their adventures with Peter Pan on the magical island of Neverland. Adapted from JM Barrie's classic by writer Laura Turner and presented by Chapterhouse Theatre Company.
Tue 8 Aug
The Princess and the Pig
Musical adaptation of Jonathan Emmett's The Princess and the Pig. Presented by Folksy Theatre.
Romeo And Juliet
Oddsocks brings to life the Bard's famous love story - but with a 1960s Mods and Rockers twist. Violence and hate surrounds the Montagues and Capulets, two rivalling families. When the Capulets host a party, Romeo and his friends decide to gatecrash. Romeo encounters Juliet, and the two fall in love, with dire consequences.
Wed 23 Aug
£15 (£13; £48)
The rocking five-piece sea shanty band present a rousing night mixing classics with sea-faring folk compositions.
Sun 10 Sep
This Is My Theatre Present'alice's Adventures In Wonderland'
To see a rabbit is nothing remarkable… To hear it comment upon the time is!… To follow it down a rabbit-hole into a strange new world not knowing how you’ll get out again is something extraordinarily remarkable indeed! This is my Theatre invite you to join them for a trip into this well-loved tale, based upon the…
This Is My Theatre Present'the Importance Of Being Earnest'
Ernest is Jack. Ernest loves Gwendolen but she doesn’t know he’s Jack. Algernon is also Ernest but he loves Cecily. Both Cecily and Gwendolen are particularly fond of the name Ernest, which is good for Ernest but is a problem for both Jack and Algernon. Then there’s Gwendolen’s mother, Algernon’s aunt, Lady…