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UPCOMING PRODUCTION: Barefoot In The Park

UPCOMING PRODUCTION: Barefoot In The Park

BAREFOOT IN THE PARK A slice of the Big Apple will be served up at the Tivoli Theatre in February, when Wimborne Drama Productions presents Neil Simon’s romantic comedy Barefoot In The Park. Set in 1960s New York, and made famous by Robert Redford and Jane Fonda in the 1967 film version, Barefoot In The Park is about newly-weds Corie and Paul who have just moved into a tiny, 5th-floor apartment in a Manhattan brownstone. Paul is a strait-laced attorney; Corie is free-spirited and impulsive. The young couple have to contend with bad plumbing, a broken skylight, several long flights
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UPCOMING PRODUCTION: I Will Always Love You

UPCOMING PRODUCTION: I Will Always Love You

I Will Always Love You – Celebrating Female Songwriters and Lyricists Waterside Musical Society invite you to a trio of Spring Concerts dedicated to celebrating the work of female songwriters. This will include: Dolly Parton, who wrote the iconic song made famous by Whitney Houston and which WMS have chosen as the title for the concert; Carole King, who wrote so many popular songs, including ‘Locomotion’ and ‘You’ve Got a Friend’; Dorothy Fields’ amorous ‘A Fine Romance’; and many more, such as Kirsty McColl, Lady Gaga, Carol Bayer Sager and Victoria Wood, female songwriters who have been at the forefront
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UPCOMING PRODUCTION: Masterclass

UPCOMING PRODUCTION: Masterclass

Questa Voce presents Masterclass 5 – 8 February 2020 Shelley Theatre, Bournemouth   Glamorous. Controversial. Commanding. Drop-dead funny. The world’s most celebrated diva dares the next generation to rise to her heights. Based on her real-life masterclasses at Juilliard and featuring live grand opera, Merilee Brunet is Maria Callas in this outstanding play, which won the Tony Award for Best Play and the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding New Play in 1996. Featuring professional opera singers and actors with an encore sure to make you leap to your feet, don’t miss your chance to see Callas brought to life once again. “Rich,
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UPCOMING PRODUCTION: South Pacific

UPCOMING PRODUCTION: South Pacific

Milton Musical Society presents South Pacific South Pacific is one of the most well-known musicals, with popular classics such as: ‘Some Enchanted Evening’, ‘Bali Ha’I’, ‘There Is Nothing Like A Dame’, ‘I’m Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair’, ‘Younger Than Springtime’, ‘Happy Talk’ and ‘I’m In Love With A Wonderful Guy’. Adapted from the 1948 Pulitzer Prize winning novel Tales of the South Pacific by James Michener, with music by Richard Rodgers and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, it was controversial at the time and still ringing chords today, as it candidly explores the issue of racial prejudice,
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UPCOMING PRODUCTION: NIGHTFALL

UPCOMING PRODUCTION: NIGHTFALL

ImpAct Theatre to stage intense drama Nightfall Nightfall, a powerful drama penned by acclaimed Australian playwright Joanna Murray-Smith, is to be staged by ImpAct for their 2020 Spring Production. The doorbell rings. Emily and Edward Kingsley open the door. On the porch stands a young woman. They have dreamt of this night for seven years. At the same time, however, they have shared the dread that their dream may turn into a nightmare. But nothing has prepared them for the decision they must face which will change the nature of their relationship forever. Acclaimed playwright Joanna Murray-Smith is renowned for writing stories
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UPCOMING PRODUCTION: The Railway Children

UPCOMING PRODUCTION: The Railway Children

THE RAILWAY CHILDREN on track for NST Campus: The Golden Age of Steam pulls into Southampton Award-winning SUP Theatre Company is bringing E Nesbit’s delightful family favourite to the Nuffield Southampton Theatres stage from 22 – 25 January 2020 The classic story follows an Edwardian family that is forced to relocate from London to a house near the railway line in Yorkshire after the father, a high ranking civil servant at the Foreign Office, is accused of spying and sent to prison. It follows the central trio of children Bobbie (Roberta), Peter and Phil (Phyllis) and their adventures with the wonderful characters
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