The Worthing Theatres spring brochure is newly available and includes details of the latest musicals, drama, circus, comedy, music and more at the Pavilion Theatre, Connaught Theatre, Assembly Hall and RitzDigital cinema between now and June.
Season highlights include music from the new generation of The Albion Band (March 9), the first national tour of An Evening with Lee Mead (March 10) and The Solid Silver 60s Show (March 15) featuring original hit-makers Peter Noone, Chris Montez, Brian Hyland and Brian Poole. Rock ‘n’ roll legend Joe Brown (March 16) will be on stage with his five–piece band which includes his son Pete Brown, The Blues Band (March 22) showcase their latest album Few Short Lines and Grammy Award nominees Stacey Kent and Her Musicians (May 29) and Joan Armatrading (June 29) will perform their most-loved hits.
Fans of West End musicals may look forward to Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (March 27 - 31) with Keith Jack in the lead role. The producers of Dreamboats and Petticoats have created new rock ‘n’ roll musical Save The Last Dance For Me (April 30 – May 5) and the life story of Glenn Miller has also recently been transformed into the musical Bugle Boy (June 26 - 30).
There is dance with Stars of Strictly Come Dancing (April 2) led by Katya Virshilas and Pasha Kovalev, as well as Moscow Ballet La Classique presenting their dramatic version of Swan Lake (April 1) while in contrast, comedians Jimmy Carr (April 5) and Jethro (June 24) present their new and controversial stand-up shows.
In addition to the spring drama season, Steven Berkoff’s play The Trial (March 23 – 24) re-tells Kafka’s classic story of victimised citizen Joseph K, All the Single Ladies (April 13) provides the perfect girls’ night out and Fever Pitch (April 28) is the ultimate tribute to ‘the beautiful game’.
Finally there is theatrical fun for children of all ages with Sesame Street Live: Elmo Makes Music! (March 10), Chinese State Circus performing Yin Yang (April 3 – 5), Tiddler (May 21) and after a record-breaking season this year, pantomimes Sleeping Beauty at the Connaught Theatre (December 7 – January 5) and The Wizard of Oz at the Pavilion Theatre (December 13 – January 6) are also now booking.
Finally the new programme at RitzDigital cinema includes screenings of live events transmitted instantly via satellite link in addition to the latest blockbusters in 2D and 3D. The first live performances will be Romeo and Juliet Live from the Royal Opera House (March 22) and Rigoletto Live from the Royal Opera House (April 17).
Peter Bailey, manager of Worthing Theatres, says: “The spring season includes a mix of exciting and bold new shows as well as a few familiar favourites. After such a fantastic December we are especially thrilled to reveal our two pantomimes for this year and the live film events bring a new dimension to the already varied programme of great films throughout the year.”
Spring brochures are available in all Worthing Theatres foyers or by calling the box office.
Pavilion Theatre, Marine Parade, Worthing. BN11 3PX
Connaught Theatre, Union Place, Worthing. BN11 1LG
Assembly Hall, Stoke Abbott Road, Worthing. BN11 1HQ
RitzDigital, Union Place, Worthing. BN11 1LG
Box offices: at the Connaught and Pavilion Theatres
01903 206 206 or www.worthingtheatres.co.uk
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