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24th April 2017

Theatre

Stowmarket’s Spring Musical Comedy

Tickets are on sale for SODS’ sparkling spring musical comedy, ‘Mame’, which will run at Stowmarket’s Regal Theatre from Wednesday 10 – Sunday 13 May at 7.30pm plus a Saturday matinee at 2.30pm. Written by Simon Jerome Lawrence & Robert E. Lee, with music & lyrics by Jerry Herman, this is a show packed with

You’re invited to The Wedding

Ipswich-based Gecko, multi award-winning physical theatre company, bring their new show The Wedding to New Wolsey Theatre for 4 shows only. Opens Thursday, 20 April. Award-winning physical theatre company Gecko’s new show The Wedding focuses on personal and political marriage. With a performing company of nine, this is Gecko’s most ambitious show to date which

Ipswich Gang Show 2017

Ralph Reader is credited with starting the “Gang Show” concept back in 1932, the show consisted of sketches, songs and dance numbers. Eighty-five years later the concept is still the same, quite possibly the only surviving form of “variety show” being performed and amazingly the concept still works and entertains. Many of us growing up

Review: The Importance of Being Earnest

The Importance of Being Earnest tells the story of two bachelors, John ‘Jack’ Worthing and Algernon ‘Algy’ Moncrieff, living in 1890’s England. To escape their boring lives both men devise make believe sick friends and false identities and ultimately both end up using the same pseudonym, Earnest. Jack and Algy plan to win the hearts

Review: Silver Lining

Take five elderly ladies put them in the Silver Retirement Home, subject them to a storm and see what happens. What actually happens when the play is penned by Sandi Toksvig is just over two hours of cleverly crafted, witty, sometimes surprising, sometimes poignant and occasionally shocking drama. The great thing about getting old is

Masque Players: When We Are Married

This spring, the Masque Players will be performing “When we are Married” by J.B Priestley. Set in the early 1900s, A group of three couples, old friends and all married on the same day in the same chapel, gathers at the Helliwells’ home to celebrate their silver anniversary. When they discover that they are not

Review: The Worst Wedding Ever

Rachel and Scott are planning their wedding. Money is tight for the couple so they decide to have a small, intimate affair, with a few close family and friends, registry office and a reception down the local pub. However Rachel’s mother, Liz has other ideas and wants her daughter’s wedding to be a big lavish

Frankie’s Guys

Celebrate the music of Franki Valli and The Four Seasons with Frankie’s Guys. This fast-paced, energetic production brings the talented foursome to theatres across the UK to relive an era of timeless classic hits. Franki Valli and The Four Seasons were one of the most consistent 60s super groups and had a string of worldwide

Tribute to Cilla

This elegant review of the life of Cilla Black soars it’s way through the 60s. Led by the gorgeous Shades trio, the show rediscovers one of music’s most defining eras and reflects on some of it’s biggest stars. Starring Liverpool-born singer Victoria Jones (Star Academy) as Cilla, singing songs including ‘You’re My World’, ‘Anyone who

March at The Spa

Spring brings a host of new shows announced at the Spa Pavilion theatre. There’s no better time to come to the coast and support this landmark, independent theatre. This month, for the little ones, there’s David Walliams The First Hippo on the Moon on Friday 3rd March at 2.15pm. Then, on Saturday 4th March, Cilla

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