Theatre, Halstead. Tel: 07778 025490
Saturday 28th March 7.00 for 7.30pm & Sunday 29th March 2.30 for
3.00pm. Michael Ball & Alfie Boe. The ultimate musical
duo, Michael Ball and Alfie Boe are ‘Back Together’ and set to delight
cinema audiences up and down the country with the final show of their
UK tour at the O2 Arena. Hot on the heels of their star turns in the
West End’s phenomenally successful staged concert of Les Misérables,
Ball and Boe’s sensational voices and irresistible chemistry will undoubtedly
light up the big screen.
Wednesday 1 April, 19:15 (30 Minutes) Royal Ballet 2019/20 Season: Swan
Lake TBC . Liam Scarlett’s glorious production of Swan Lake,
new in 2018, returns for its first revival. While remaining faithful
to the Marius Petipa/Lev Ivanov text, Scarlett’s additional choreography
and John Macfarlane’s magnificent designs breathe new life into what
is arguably the best-known and most-loved classical ballet. The entire
Company shines in this eternal tale of doomed love, a masterpiece filled
with iconic moments. Tchaikovsky’s first score for ballet soars with
its symphonic sweep and combines perfectly with exquisite choreography
from the grand pas de deux of Prince Siegfried and Odile to the swans
at the lakeside. An intoxicating mix of spectacle and intimate passion,
the overall effect is irresistible.
Friday 3 April, 19:45. Lucas & Albert. The Film
is based on two characters from the stage play Babysitters also written
by Robert Putt and A.G.Longhurst and tell the story of their version
of events of what went on from the point of view in Babysitters. They
have been hired by Mr Mac a high profile criminal who is on the verge
of moving into the major realms of crime and wants the dirty laundry
final washed away. Lucas and Albert looks at the relationship of the
two men from their first meeting to the conclusion of the film and looks
at what happens over the several days they spend together. Lucas and
Albert is a black comedy thriller that twist and turns in varying but
subtle ways. With tender moments coupled with shocking surprises that
will leave you wondering why?
Sunday April 5th. The Songs of... Show. Three great
acts will perform in an evening of tributes to some of the Legends of
the 50s & 60s and Country Music; unforgettable names such as John
Denver, The Beatles, Crystal Gayle, Simon & Garfunkel, Hank Williams,
Brenda Lee and Tammy Wynette. Come along and be transported back to
a time when music had melody and lyrics told a story.
Quay Theatre, Sudbury, Tel: 01787 374745
Tuesday March 24th, 7:15pm. ROH: Fidelio (New Production).
Beethoven’s only opera is a masterpiece, an uplifting story of risk
and triumph. In this new production, conducted by Antonio Pappano, Jonas
Kaufmann plays the political prisoner Florestan, and Lise Davidsen his
wife Leonore (disguised as ‘Fidelio’) who daringly sets out to rescue
him. Set in strong counterpoint are the ingredients of domestic intrigue,
determined love and the cruelty of an oppressive regime. The music is
transcendent throughout and includes the famous Act I Quartet, the Prisoners’
Chorus and Florestan’s impassioned Act II cry in the darkness and vision
Thursday March 26th, 7:30pm. FILM SPECIAL: The Bikes of Wrath.
Five Australians attempt to cycle 2600kms from Oklahoma to California
in honour of the westward migration undertaken by 'The Grapes of Wrath's'
Joad family. Oklahoma to California: 2600 kms, 420 dollars, 30 days,
5 bikes, 3 cameras, 2 guitars and one of the most influential novels
of the 20th century. Through chance encounters with everyday Americans,
the cyclists expand on the novel’s corethemes of migration, inequality
and the perceived land of opportunity. The group explores whether America
has progressed since the book was written, discussing the wealth gap,
immigration and the American Dream.The fascinating people they meet
along the way reveal the enduring strength of human spirit despite the
inequality and disenfranchisement which runs as deep today, as it did
in Steinbeck’s seminal novel.
Friday March 27th, 7:30pm. Red Skies. Southwold Harbour
1939 – two famous author fish for hidden secrets… Red Skies looks at
two of Suffolk’s most famous residents with very different links to
Ipswich: George Orwell who took his name from the river, and Arthur
Ransome who was resident on it, and what would have happened if they
had met. The show follows the two men over the years, both are in search
of answers, both political and personal – whilst the former is about
to write Animal Farm, the latter is married to Trotsky’s secretary,
so sparks could fly.
Saturday March 28th, 7:30pm. 'Petty Criminals - The UK's No.
1 Tribute to Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers. Petty Criminals
bring you an evening of classic rock in the shape of an American icon
– one of the greatest songwriters and greatest bands of our time, Tom
Petty & The Heartbreakers. The “Criminals” dig deep into the life,
the music and the incredible influence of the man. You will experience
Tom Petty’s legendary career through stories, multimedia, authentic
performances and a huge catalogue of his music spanning four decades.
From deep cuts to greatest hits, you’ll journey through early songs
like American Girl, Breakdown & Refugee, through the ‘80s and early
‘90s with classics like Freefallin’, Runnin’ Down A Dream, I Won’t Back
Down & Learning To Fly, with highlights from the seminal album “Wildflowers”
and his later albums. This show is an unforgettable musical journey
through the life and works of one of the greatest and much missed rock
stars of our time.
Sunday March 29th, 7:00pm. Open Music Night. It's Open
Music Night in the bar (acoustic). 2 songs / pieces from anyone wishing
to perform. No need to book in advance.
Tuesday March 31st, 2:30pm &7:30pm. Film: Harriet (PG-13).
The extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman's escape from slavery and transformation
into one of America's greatest heroes, whose courage, ingenuity, and
tenacity freed hundreds of slaves and changed the course of history.
Wednesday April 1st, 7:15pm. ROH: Swan Lake. Liam Scarlett’s
glorious production of Swan Lake, new in 2018, returns for its first
revival. While remaining faithful to the Marius Petipa/Lev Ivanov text,
Scarlett’s additional choreography and John Macfarlane’s magnificent
designs breathe new life into what is arguably the best-known and most-loved
classical ballet. The entire Company shines in this eternal tale of
doomed love, a masterpiece refreshed for a new generation. Tchaikovsky’s
first score for ballet soars with its symphonic sweep and combines perfectly
with exquisite choreography from the grand pas de deux of Prince Siegfried
and Odile to the swans at the lakeside.
Tue 24 March, 7:00pm. Notley High School Spring Concert.
The Music Department will be holding its Spring Concert at Braintree
Fri 27 March, 7:30pm. Ben Hart: Wonder. Britain’s Got
Talent 2019 finalist, West End star and multi award-winning magician
Ben Hart is embarking on his debut solo tour.
Thu 2 April, 7:30pm. Only Fools and Boycie. Enjoy an intimate
evening with John Challis, one of the nation's greatest comedy actors,
best known as Boycie in BBC1's Only Fools and Horses.
Fri 3 April, 7:30pm. Spirit of The 80’s. Performing
the biggest hits of the 80’s, with a powerhouse band and loads of laughs
this sensational show will have you singing and dancing all night long.
Haverhill Arts Centre, High Street, Haverhill, T: 01440
Wed 25 - Sat 28 Mar 2020. Blackadder by Centre Stage.
The show, originally starring Rowan Atkinson, is made up with three
episodes, Bells, Beers and Chains, from the series set in the Elizabethan
era. The script is from the original television series written by Richard
Curtis and Ben Elton with the licence fee being paid directly to Comic
Sun 29 Mar 2020 5:00PM. Michael Ball & Alfie Boe – Back
Together. Hot on the heels of their star turns in the West
End’s phenomenally successful staged concert of Les Miserables, Ball
and Boe’s sensational voices and irresistible chemistry will undoubtedly
light up the big screen.
Mon 30 Mar 2020 7:30PM. Jak Zostalem Gangsterem (18).
It’s the 1970s and already young Bohater knows that adrenaline tastes
better than milk powder. With time, he also discovers the desire for
money, power and being above the law. Polish with English subtitles.
Mon 30 & Tue 31 Mar 2020. Emma (U). A new period
dramatisation of Jane Austen’s satirical novel Emma with an all-star
cast. Anya Taylor-Joy is the handsome, self-deluded Emma Woodhouse,
who, in the sleepy little town of Highbury, finds plenty of time for
meddling in other peoples’ lives.
Wed 1 Apr 2020 8:00PM. The Fureys. The legends of Irish music
and song, renowned for their hit songs I Will Love You, When You Were
Sweet 16, The Green Fields of France, The Old Man, Red Rose Café, From
Clare to Here, Her Father Didn’t Like Me Anyway, Leaving Nancy, Steal
Away and more return for another stomping evening!
Thu 2 Apr 2020 7:30PM. Greed (15). To save his reputation
after a damaging public inquiry, self-made billionaire Sir Richard McCreadie
decides to throw a spectacular 60th birthday party on the Greek island
of Mykonos. But as the guests arrive in the build-up to the bash, McCreadie’s
empire begins to fall apart. A gleefully grotesque satire about the
Fri 3 Apr 2020. Open Mic Night. Calling all local musicians,
poets, rappers and comedians – HAC is promoting Open Mic Nights for
a celebration of music and spoken word. Open to soloists and duos. There
will be a stage, a couple of mics and a couple of chairs. Just bring
yourself and whatever you wish to share. If you are coming as an audience
member tickets are free but donations on the night are welcome! If you
are coming as a performer please let a member of staff know when you
arrive and they will take it from there.
Fri 24 Apr 2020. Monkey Nuts Comedy Club 2020. A night
of laughs with three stand-ups, names tbc
Sun 2 Feb 2020 3:00PM. Linton Jazz. A concert of big band music with
modern and classic tunes in aid of The Joshua Tarrant Trust. The Trust
aims to raise funds and awareness for children with brain tumours.
Theatre Company, Colchester, Tel: 01206 573948
19 Mar - 28 Mar. Borders by Henry Naylor. Homs, Syria – a desperate
artist expresses her rage at the Assad regime by spraying the walls
of her devastated city with subversive graffiti. London, UK – an idealistic,
young photographer gradually betrays all of his principals as he climbs
the greasy pole of fame and celebrity. Their paths are destined to cross
from across the Mediterranean. Told through two alternating monologues,
BORDERS is an urgent, moving, and occasionally hilarious commentary
on one of the great crises of our time.
27 Mar. Aspire Club Night March 2020 BE PART OF OUT NIGHTS OF
FUN, DANCE AND MEETING NEW FRIENDS! Do you want a place to
party with a DJ and disco lights in a safe, accessible and inclusive
environment? Our Aspire Club Nights are designed for young people aged
7-18 with special educational needs and disabilities. A great opportunity
for young people to socialise, have fun, meet new friends and develop
their communication skills.
1 Apr. Aspire, Share & Create Youth Theatre Spring Term 2020.
Our Youth Theatres are back for the spring. The sessions run weekly
during term time and provide a friendly space for young people to learn
and develop performance skills, build confidence and explore their creativity.
There is no experience necessary, just enthusiasm. The Aspire, Share,
Create Youth Theatre runs from 4.30-6.00pm every Wednesday. Sessions
take place in the Make It Space at the Abbey Field Centre and are delivered
by our team of highly skilled practitioners. Our Youth Theatres are
back for the spring. The sessions run weekly during term time and provide
a friendly space for young people to learn and develop performance skills,
build confidence and explore their creativity. There is no experience
necessary, just enthusiasm. The Aspire, Share, Create Youth Theatre
runs from 4.30-6.00pm every Wednesday. Sessions take place in the Make
It Space at the Abbey Field Centre and are delivered by our team of
highly skilled practitioners.
29 May. Aspire Club Night May 2020. Be part of our nights of
fun, dance and meeting new friends! Do you want a place to party with
a DJ and disco lights in a safe, accessible and inclusive environment?
Our Aspire Club Nights are designed for young people aged 7-18 with
special educational needs and disabilities. A great opportunity for
young people to socialise, have fun, meet new friends and develop their