The Core Theatre

The Core Theatre
Homer Road, Solihull, West Midlands, B91 3RG
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Solihull Theatre Company are proud to present the Solihull premiere of Elton John and Tim Rice's Aida, the pop musical version of the classic Verdi opera. Spanning across the ages, it tells an epic tale of love, loyalty, and betrayal, chronicling the love triangle between Aida, a Nubian princess stolen from her country…

Tue 9 May

£16 / 0121 704 6962

Wed 10 May

£16 / 0121 704 6962

Thu 11 May

£16 / 0121 704 6962

…and 2 more dates until 13 May

All Folk'd Up

Irish folk and Celtic rock music.

Fri 26 May

£18 / 0121 704 6962

Always - Irving Berlin with Robert Haberman

The songs and life story of American composer, Irving Berlin. Award winning singer Robert Habermann returns to Solihull to sing the songs and tells the story of the man who was labeled " America's Music!" - Born in Russia in 1888, Berlin escaped to America at the age of four, becoming a singing waiter at 14, writing his…

Tue 16 May

£10 / 0121 704 6962

And Finally … Phil Collins

The band pay tribute to the ex-Genesis man.

Sat 3 Jun

£20 / 0121 704 6962

Baby I Need Your Lovin' Presents The Legends of Motown

Baby I Need Your Lovin' presents The Legends of Motown is a live (narrated in parts) story of some of the greatest names (past and present) of the Motown label between the late 50's to the 70's and a short period beyond. Within the show there are multiple costume changes choreography and incorporates 50 Motown and soul…

Fri 23 Jun

Back To The 60's

Its fab … its groovy … its back to the 60s with over 2 hours of great music featuring all the hits and more from two of the most popular bands from this great era - The Fourmost & The Dreamers. The Fourmost had their roots firmly embedded within the Mersey Beat Boom and were part of the Brian Epstein stable along with…

Thu 18 May

£18.50 (£17.50) / 0121 704 6962

Ballet Theatre UK: Alice In Wonderland

The Midlands-based company - which is on a mission to make classical ballet accessible and relevant - presents a captivating piece based on Lewis Carroll's children's books Alice's Adventures In Wonderland and Through The Looking Glass. Expect a host of familiar characters including the Mad Hatter and the Queen Of Hearts.

Thu 1 Jun

£18 (£17; Children £12) / 0121 704 6962

The Barron Knights

The long-running four-piece play comedy pop songs.

Thu 4 May

Billionaire Boy

Theatrical premiere of David Walliams' book Billionaire Boy, adapted for the outdoor stage. Take a rug or low-backed chair. Picnics welcome, hot drinks and ice cream available.

Tue 25 Jul

£11 (Children £10) / 01926 430307

Wed 26 Jul

£11 (Children £10) / 01926 430307

Bringing on Back the 1960s

The New Amen Corner perform hits from the 60s.

Sat 29 Jul

£19.50 / 0121 704 6962

Bringing On Back The 60s

The hottest ticket in town has just arrived at The Core Theatre! Bringing On Back The 60s, starring The New Amen Corner with very special guest - 60s icon Mike Pender, the orginal voice of The Searchs, who's hits include 'Needles and Pins', 'When You Walk In The Room', 'Sweets For My Sweet' and 'Sugar and Spice'. Also…

Sat 29 Jul

Chris & Pui Roadshow

CBeebies favourites Chris Jarvis and Pui Fan Lee present a show packed with songs, games and fun for the smallest members of the family.

Tue 30 May

£12 (Children £10) / 0121 704 6962

Don't Dribble on the Dragon

An adventure about friendship featuring a magical dragon.

Sat 27 May

£9.50 / 0121 704 6962

Dotty The Dragon

Dotty is a baby Fire Dragon. She lives in a dusty old castle with her grumpy dad, Mr Dragon. She loves to watch the children playing in the village below, and wishes she could play with them, too! One day Dotty has a brilliant idea - she will fly down to the village and say hello! After all, everybody loves surprises…

Thu 31 Aug

£10 / 0121 704 6962

The Floyd Effect

The Floyd Effect have been described as "awe-inspiring" and "mind-blowing", and their concerts around the UK have been proving just what they can do. A group of Pink Floyd enthusiasts with a host of talents, the Floyd Effect work full-time but still dedicate their own time to rehearsing and performing in their tribute…

Sat 6 May

£18 / 0121 704 6962

The Garth Brooks Story

Trevor Smith & his Friends In Low Places band pay tribute to the country music legend Garth Brooks.

Wed 3 May

How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying

Big business means big laughs in this delightfully show about life on the corporate ladder. A tune-filled comic gem that took Broadway by storm, winning both the Tony Award for Best Musical and a Pulitzer Prize, How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying boasts an exhilarating score, including "I Believe in You,…

Sat 29 Apr

£14–£16 / 0121 704 6962

Jongleurs On The Road

Jongleurs is the byword for live stand up comedy. These shows will feature a host and three live stand up comedians. From time to time acts are changed to suit TV filming etc - so please check website for up to date info. Suitable age 16+ 16 March Lineup: MC Karen Bayley - Brummie comedian & writer, Karen Bayley is…

Thu 8 Jun

£12 / 0121 704 6962

Keith Slater's Sinatra Celebration

'Sinatra Celebration' is a show packed full of classic hit songs starting in the pre-war America of the 1930's through to his final hit in 1994. Modern day computer graphics and projection bring to life the story of one of the worlds favourite artistes, using fil footage and photos from the archives. Keith Slater has been…

Tue 13 Jun

The Legends of American Country

Country music tribute show featuring songs by Garth Brooks, Randy Travis, Dolly Parton, Tammy Wynette, Merle Haggard, Alan Jackson, Buck Owens and Johnny Cash.

Thu 2 Nov

The Manfreds

Original members Paul Jones, Mike d'Abo, Tom McGuinness and Mike Hugg, along with Rob Townsend, Marcus Cliffe and Simon Currie, recreate the hits.

Thu 22 Jun

£21 / 0121 704 6962


Lionel Bart's musical adaptation of the Dickens classic.

Tue 13 Jun

£16 / 0121 704 6962

Wed 14 Jun

£16 / 0121 704 6962

Thu 15 Jun

£16 / 0121 704 6962

…and 2 more dates until 17 Jun

Opera Boys

Opera and classical favourites.

Fri 19 May

£19.50 / 0121 704 6962

Pasha: Let's Dance The Night Away

The Strictly Come Dancing star and his fantastic dancers are back again touring the UK with their completely brand new show. Expect favourite dances, stunning costumes, great music, chat and fun for all the family.

Tue 23 May

Wed 24 May


The Midlands-based six-piece has been in existence since the 1970s, performing in a style that owes something to folk, and rather more to prog rock bombast. The sudden death of bassist Ben Brain in 2012 might have been the end of them but thankfully his widow Joy was determined to keep going - they bring the wisdom of…

Sat 1 Jul

£18 / 0121 704 6962

Sally Barker & Brooks Williams

A collaboration between the guitarists and singer-songwriters as they perform country style blues.

Wed 24 May

£10 / 0121 704 6962

Shunted Again! Steve Gribbin's Real Story Of The Railways: Work In Progress

Veteran train traveller and highly experienced stand-up comedian Steve Gribbin rails against the current state of Britain's Railway system. Using his very worst journeys as examples, Steve takes us on a (de)tour of cancellations, delays and overcrowding that's enough to drive you to drive. It's the antidote to Michael…

The Simon & Garfunkel Story

With a backdrop of projected photos and original film footage a full live band perform Simon & Garfunkel hits including 'Mrs Robinson', 'Cecilia', 'Homeward Bound' and many more.

Wed 5 Jul

£18 / 0121 704 6962

Spectacular Science Show

You think Science is boring, think again; this is science like you have never seen before. Designed for children of six years and up, the brand new Spectacular Science Show explores the strange and magical properties of matter with exploding elephant's toothpaste, vortex-generating dustbins, dancing paste, vanishing…

Fri 1 Sep

£10 / 0121 704 6962

Steve Hewlett - 30 Years Talkin' to Myself!

Steve Hewlett & his hilarious Friends are Back on Tour in '30 Years of Talkin to Myself.' From The QE2 to the Royal Albert Hall, Britain's Got Talent to his cameo on Strictly Come Dancing Steve is a favourite worldwide on shipsand in theatres including his latest Tour with The Osmond's in America & the UK. Come…

Sat 5 Aug

£15 (Children £10) / 0121 704 6962


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

Sat 10 Jun

£19 / 0121 704 6962

Talon: The Best of the Eagles

Eagles tribute band Talon once again perform their popular tribute to the beardy country rockers.

Thu 29 Jun

£22.50 / 0121 704 6962

The Taming Of The Shrew - By Heartbreak Productions

Everyone wants to marry Bianca, but Bianca isn't free to marry until her shrewish sister, Kate finds a husband. Through a series of introductions, the challenge of taming Kate falls to Petruchio and a battle of wills ensues… Join Heartbreak Productions this July with their own spin on this Shakespeare comedy, in…

Tue 18 Jul

£11 (£10; Children £6) / 0121 704 6962

The Upbeat Beatles

'The closest you'll get to the real thing' with this high-energy tribute act.

Fri 9 Jun

£19 / 0121 704 6962

Whitney: Queen of the Night

A celebration of the life and music of Whitney Houston through three decades of classic hits.

Fri 5 May

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