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    • 20 October 2018 - 26 October 2018Drama/Dance/Musicals

      Pink Mist

      Pink Mist by Owen Sheers



      Directed by Nigel Cole



      When the battle's over, their war's just begun



      Best friends Arthur, Hads and Taff were barely out of their teens when they were deployed to Afghanistan. Returning to the women in their lives who must now share the physical and psychological aftershocks of their service, they find their journey home is their greatest battle. Marking the centenary of the 1918 armistice, this very modern perspective on the timeless effects of war, blends Owen Sheers’ searing verse with powerful physical theatre.



      http://www.teddingtontheatreclub.org.uk/production/pink-mist



      Box office opens 30th August 2018


      Teddington Theatre Club event

    • 22 October 2018Drama/Dance/Musicals

      One Man Stranger Things: A Parody

      Talented Canadian actor Charles Ross single-handedly recreates season one of the Netflix sensation; all the characters, dialogue, special effects, music & eggos in one superb, upside-down show.



      Charles Ross and TJ Dawe grew up in the 80s, addicted to adventure movies. They went on to co-create a number of parody shows, including One Man Lord of the Rings which got the official seal of approval from Sir Ian McKellen and One Man Star Wars, which has been performed over 1,200 times in more than 180 cities across four continents.


      Rose Theatre Kingston event

    • 23 October 2018 - 28 October 2018Drama/Dance/Musicals

      The Gruffalo's Child

      ★★★★ 'Lovingly and simply brought to the stage' Evening Standard

      ★★★★ 'Fun, daft and a little scary!' Time Out

      ★★★★ 'Perfect children’s entertainment' The Scotsman

      ★★★★★ 'Everything good children’s theatre should be' The List



      Following hot on the heels of The Gruffalo’s sell out tour and his monstrous West End success comes The Gruffalo’s Child - with attitude! Just how brave is she? Find out for yourselves by joining her on tour this autumn.




      The Gruffalo said that no gruffalo should



      Ever set foot in the deep dark wood. . .




      One wild and windy night the Gruffalo’s Child ignores her father’s warning and tiptoes out into the snow. After all, the Big Bad Mouse doesn’t really exist... does he?



      Tall Stories returns, bringing Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s award-winning sequel to life in this magical, musical adaptation.  



      Recommended for ages 3+ and their grown-ups.

      Running time: 55 mins


      Rose Theatre Kingston event

    • 27 October 2018 - 3 November 2018Drama/Dance/Musicals

      Journey's End

      The Great War.   The trenches near Saint-Quentin, Aisne in Northern France, less than a hundred yards from the German line.  R C Sheriff’s beautifully written play is set in the dugout of the officers of a British Army Infantry company and takes place over four days from 18th to the 21st of March 1918, during the run-up to the real-life events of “Operation Michael”.  This deeply moving and tense drama reveals the sacrifices made by so many young men during the war, and Sherriff’s characters bring to life the complexities of fear, humorous banter and comradery as they approach their journey’s end.



      www.richmondshakespeare.org.uk


      Richmond Shakespeare Society event

    • 30 October 2018Drama/Dance/Musicals

      Ballet Black: A Double Bill


      ★★★★★ 'It's a knockout and the whole company is marvellous in it' The Independent

      ★★★★ 'Enchanting Double Bill' Guardian

      ★★★★ 'Classy popular entertainment .. drama and some altogether glorious romantic fun' The Times

      'bold and wholeheartedly daring choreography' The Exuent




      Audiences can’t resist the ‘joyously unpredictable’ (Guardian) programmes danced by Ballet Black, making their debut here at the Rose.



      Led by Artistic Director Cassa Pancho, this company celebrates dancers of black and Asian descent, showcasing technique, precision and grace in specially commissioned pieces.



      As part of their latest double bill, renowned British choreographer Cathy Marston, choreographs a new narrative ballet for the Company. Based on Can Themba’s South African fable The Suit, this is the first dance adaptation of the affecting short story.



      Completing the evening is Arthur Pita’s Olivier nominated A Dream Within a Midsummer Night’s Dream, described as ‘charming and hilarious’ by Dance Europe magazine. The production mixes classical and contemporary to distil the essence of Shakespeare’s comedy, unfolding to an eclectic soundtrack that includes Eartha Kitt, Barbra Streisand and Yma Sumac. Performing it, ‘the company have never looked better’ (Independent).



      Age suitability: 12 years+


      Rose Theatre Kingston event

    • 30 October 2018 - 3 November 2018Drama/Dance/Musicals

      High Society

      We're Throwing a Ball Tonight - and the champagne is flowing at this most sparkling of musical comedies, High Society.



      It's 1938 in Oyster Bay, Long Island, and a lavish wedding is about to take place. However, the unexpected arrival of her ex husband and a potential suitor means that for the bride-to-be, there’s a choice to be made. With an irresistible Cole Porter score including sensational classics True Love, Who Wants to be a Millionaire and Let’s Misbehave, High Society offers a glimpse into the romances and dramas of the fashionable elite.



      Raise your glasses and join us at the most swellegant, elegant party in town!



      Performed by BROS Theatre Company, this is an amateur production by arrangement with MusicScope and Stage Musicals Limited of New York.



      TO BOOK TICKETS GO TO ATG TICKETS HERE:



      https://www.atgtickets.com/shows/high-society/richmond-theatre/#showinfotabs=overview 



      OR CALL:  0844 871 7651



       


      BROS Theatre Company event

    • 31 October 2018 - 4 November 2018Drama/Dance/Musicals

      SIX

      ★★★★★ ‘Marlow and Moss, a song writing team made in heaven’ BritishTheatre.com



      ★★★★★ ‘Joyous’ Musical Theatre Review



      ★★★★★ ‘Fabulous and funny, a rave from start to finish’ Everything theatre



      From Tudor queens to pop princesses, the six wives of Henry VIII sing their way out of the history books and into the spotlight.



      Following triumphant runs at the Underbelly in Edinburgh and the Arts Theatre in the West End, SIX comes to the Rose, only a stone’s throw away from Henry’s home at Hampton Court Palace.



      With songs including Ex WivesHaus of Holbein and Don’t Lose Ur Head, this pop concert remixes five hundred years of historical heartbreak into one hour of 21st century sass.



      Don’t miss your chance to see the hottest new musical of 2018.


      Rose Theatre Kingston event

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