A delayed start to the morning but we got there in the end!! Lots of local Theatre to keep you and the little ‘uns entertained over half term. No Pete this morning with his weekend sport as he wanted a lie in! So he’s in tomorrow instead.
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Supper & Sullivan: Billericay Operatic Society at Brentwood Theatre
Until 28th May, performances at 8pm and 3pm on Saturday
Tickets £11 – £12.50 Box Office: 01277 200305
Lettice & Lovage: Redbridge Stage Company at Kenneth More Theatre
Until 28th May performances at 7.30 and Saturday Matinee at 3pm
Aladdin & Puppet Parade: Presto Puppets at Kenneth More Theatre
A fast-paced adaptation of the famous Arabian tale told using puppets.
On Thursday 2nd June at 1pm and 3.30pm
Tickets £6 – £8 Box Office: 020 8553 4466
The Adventures Of Baron Munchausen at Harlow Playhouse
Sunday 29th at 7pm and Monday 30th at 2pm
Tickets £10 – 14 Box office 01279 431945
Teddy’s Seaside Holiday (Ages 2-6) at Thameside Theatre
A show for young children with music, mime and puppets
Monday 30th May at 1pm and 2.30pm
Tickets £6 Box Office: 0845 300 5264
Alice In Wonderland: Barking Dog Theatre Company (Ages 4-9) at Colchester Arts Centre
An adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s novel with original music.
Saturday 28th May at 1.30
Tickets £2.50 – 3.95 Box Office 01206 500900
Cowardy Custard at Cramphorn Theatre
Dillie Keane and Kit And The Widow pay tribute to the work of Sir Noel Coward, performing extracts from his many plays and songs such as The Stately Homes Of England.
Until 28th May at 7.45 and Saturday Matinee at 2.30
Tickets £14.50 – 18.50 Box Office 01245 606505
THE STAGE by Thom Dibdin
Edinburgh’s 12 major festivals provided a financial benefit to the city of £245 million in 2010, up £75 million from a similar study in 2004, according to an impact study commissioned by umbrella body Festivals Edinburgh. A full copy of the Edinburgh Festivals Impact Study is available for download from www.festivalsedinburgh.com
Matilda the Musical’s forthcoming London transfer will employ a ‘unique’ producing model, marking the first time the Royal Shakespeare Company has produced commercially in the West End without a business partner.
Matilda will begin previews at the Cambridge Theatre from October 18 and is currently booking until February 2012.
The planned Broadway revival of Stephen Schwartz’s Godspell has found a home. The musical, directed by Daniel Goldstein, will play the Circle in the Square Theatre beginning on October 13. Opening night is scheduled for November 7.
Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark opens on June 14 and will also be the release date for the original cast recording. Featuring 14 tracks, the album is produced by Grammy winner Steve Lillywhite and will be released by Interscope Records.