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Storyhouse Chester Autumn Season..
Storyhouse is Chester’s new £37million theatre, cinema and library.
The Autumn 2017 season is packed with musicals, drama, comedy and dance..
Blood Brothers Monday 9 - Saturday 14 October 2017
This year marks 30 years since Bill Kenwright’s production of the international smash hit musical Blood Brothers first toured the UK. Hailed as one of the best musicals of all time, Blood Brothers, written by award-winning playwright Willy Russell has triumphed across the globe. Scooping up no fewer than four awards for best musical in London and seven Tony Award nominations on Broadway, Blood Brothers is simply unmissable and unbeatable.
No stranger to Blood Brothers and described by critics as ‘the definitive Mrs Johnstone’, Lyn Paul reprises the iconic role, one she first played in 1997. Lyn played Mrs Johnstone in the final West End performances at the Phoenix Theatre in 2012.
Kate Rusby Friday 20 October 2017
Kate Rusby celebrates an incredible 25 years on the road in 2017. Still one of the finest interpreters of traditional folk song and one of our most emotive original songwriters. Mercury Prize winner. Folk Singer of the Year, Best Live Act, Best Album and Best Original Song winner at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards. Inveterate Yorkshire Tea drinker. Freeman of Barnsley. Darling of British folk.
♫ Storyhouse is Chester’s brand new cultural centre: theatre, cinema, library, studio theatre, restaurant, and bar housed in a rejuvenated 1930s art deco Odeon cinema. www.storyhouse.com
Flashdance The Musical 16 - 21 Oct 2017 Liverpool Empire Theatre
Dance like you’ve never danced before with Flashdance The Musical! Flashdance The Musical tells the inspiring and unforgettable story of 18 year old Alex, a welder by day and ‘flashdancer’ by night, who dreams of going to the prestigious Shipley Dance Academy and becoming a professional dancer. When a romance complicates her ambitions, she harnesses it to drive her dream. This inspiring musical features an iconic score including the smash hit Maniac, Manhunt, Gloria, I Love Rock & Roll and the sensational title track Flashdance - What a Feeling.
The Killing of Sister George Wednesday 25 - Saturday 28 October 2017 Forum Studio Theatre, Hamilton Place, CH12BH
A play by Lucas Heller. "Sister George" is a beloved character on a popular BBC soap opera, a cheerful nurse who bicycles about the countryside singing hymns and doing good. In private life, June Buckridge the actress, is a swaggering, foul-mouthed, alcoholic in a long-term relationship with waifish Alice "Childie" McNaught. Due to low ratings, cut-backs and June's own bad behavior, the BBC decides to "kill Sister George" on the series. A visit from Miss Mercy Croft, a no-nonsense network executive bearing the bad news sends George into meltdown, which results in "Childie's" retreat to the arms of Mercy.
Balletboyz Present Fourteen Days Monday 30 October 2017 Storyhouse Chester
One of modern dance's most innovative companies comes to Storyhouse for one night only.
Start time 7.30pm
Running time 1 hour 40 minutes, including a 20-minute interval
Tickets: From £16.50
Book Online www.storyhouse.com
By Phone Call 01244 409 113
In person Visit the Ticket Kiosks at Storyhouse, Hunter Street, Chester, CH1 2AR
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Sister Act Wednesday 1 - Saturday 4 November 2017 The Grange Theatre
Mid Cheshire Musical theatre company present: Sister Act - Musical
Following on from their recent successful productions and the last show being a complete sell out, we advise that you book early.
Sister Act is a musical written by Bill and Cheri Steinkellner with additional book material by Douglas Carter Beane, with lyrics by Glenn Slater and music by Alan Menken. It is based on the hit 1992 film comedy of the same name.
The Grange Theatre, Hartford, Cheshire CW8 1LU Tickets
The Great British Soap Opera Wednesday 8 - Saturday 11 November 2017 Forum Studio Theatre, Hamilton Place, CH12BH
THE GREAT BRITISH SOAP OPERA - NEW MUSICAL When the ratings start to fall on Britain's best loved soap, producers bring in a sexy blonde to spice things up but tensions, backstabbing and illicit affairs behind the scenes threaten to ruin it all. A one act musical with a running time of 1 hour.
Sleeping Beauty - The Rock ‘n’ Roll Panto Theatr Clwyd 24 November 2017 - 20 January 2018
The cult rock ‘n’ roll panto is back with over 16 classic rock and soul songs played live by actor musicians. Featuring hits including Superstition, Wake Me Up Before You Go Go, Celebration and Sex Bomb! Book your tickets for a panto filled with mad gags, shock frocks, beautiful sets, slapstick galore and the panto puppets.
The Railway Children 30 November - 2 December 2017 The Hammond Theatre, Mannings Lane, Chester CH2 4ES
Production of the iconic and much-loved story, The Railway Children. www.thehammondschool.co.uk
The Secret Seven 1 December 2017 - 14 January 2018 Venue: Storyhouse Chester
We are delighted to announce that Storyhouse is to produce the world’s first ever stage adaption of Enid Blyton’s beloved The Secret Seven, in Chester this Christmas!
In a new partnership with Enid Blyton’s estate, Storyhouse artistic director Alex Clifton - together with the team behind the critically acclaimed productions of Stig of the Dump and Wind of the Willows, will stage the new show, at Storyhouse, from 1 December - 14 January.
In this, their first ever adventure, the Secret Seven are on the trail of strange clues which lead them, in disguise, through the snow, to the old house, and a mystery…
Cinderella 8 December 2017 - 5 January 2018 The Forum Studio Theatre
Join us for our annual Christmas pantomime which, this year, tells the Fairytale of Cinderella and her Prince Charming. We have earned a reputation for family-orientated fun-filled pantomime productions in our intimate studio space in the last 11 years and, following the success of the last two years, this is another professional production.
Christmas wouldn't be Christmas without the forum pantomime so Book Your Tickets Now!
Aladdin At Northwich Memorial Court 9 December 2017 - 1 January 2018 Northwich Memorial Court
Anton Benson Productions return to Northwich this Christmas to present their 7th pantomime season.
This spectacular production will feature our biggest ever set, lavish costumes and dazzling special effects, plus our trademark all-singing, all-dancing laugh a minute script.
Join Aladdin and a whole host of panto favourites including the wondrous Widow Twankey, the particularly pompous PC Pong, evil Abanazar and his silly sidekick Suzy the Slave of the Ring, on yet another frolicking laugh-a-minute, all-singing, all-dancing roller coaster ride through panto land!
Featuring Britain's Got Talent's Ronan Parke, Coronation Street's Charlie Lawson and Allo Allo's Vicki Michelle, it's set to be a fantastic show!
Don't miss out! Head over to our booking page for all dates, times and tickets! Tickets
The Wizard of Oz 10 December 2017 - 1 January 2018 The Grange Theatre, Hartford
This magical pantomime will be coming to you this Christmas with amazing costumes, set and visual effects. A full professional company will bring you the best pantomime you have ever seen in Northwich.